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What are jaw surgery complications?

What are jaw surgery complications?

Jaw surgery: Infection, bleeding, swelling are common . Numbness, malocclusion, relapse are uncommon. ...Read more

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Jaw Surgery (Definition)

The question is somewhat vague, but jaw surgery could be defined as surgery on the jaw. Could be upper or lower jaw. Could be reconstructive jaw surgery such as orthognathic surgery, which involves making bone cuts, or osteotomies, in the jaws to reposition them into a more harmonious relationship, and holding them in their new position with titanium plates and screws. Also ...Read more


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To what extent does orthognathic surgery (jaw alignment surgery) cost?

To what extent does orthognathic surgery (jaw alignment surgery) cost?

Varies: Fees for all medical procedure vary widely from office to office, so it's hard to say what a surgeon in sandford, fl would charge. You may need orthodontic treatment, too. Your best bet is to consult with a local oral surgeon, who together with an orthodontist could give you a better idea as to the cost. ...Read more

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Is jaw alignment surgery effective?

Yes: Orthognathic surgery is a very effective way to correct skeletal bite problems, as well as improve esthetics for many patients. ...Read more

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How much does orthognathic surgery (jaw alignment surgery) hurt?

How much does orthognathic surgery (jaw alignment surgery) hurt?

Orthognathic Surgery: With any type of surgery, there is bound to be some associated discomfort. Usually, a good postoperative pain regimen can alleviate most of that pain. Oddly enough, the chief complaint after orthognathic surgery is seldom pain. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Tmj arthroscopy surgery possible?

Tmj arthroscopy surgery possible?

Yes: Tmj arthroscopy is possible in the hands of a trained and skilled surgeon. Debate continues as to the long term success of such surgery versus other similar procedures, so make sure to discuss all options with your surgeon. ...Read more

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How much pain is jaw advancement surgery for tmj?

How much pain is jaw advancement surgery for tmj?

Experienced surgeon: Very complex surgery in a complex problem. Make sure you have second and third surgical opinions. ...Read more

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What are cataract surgery complications?

What are cataract surgery complications?

CS Complications: post Cataract Surgery Issues/Complications: need for glasses still, need YAG laser: PCO, dry eye sx/worsening, eyelid droop, recurrent uveitis, eye bleeding, needing another surgery/laser (for multiple reasons: refractive surprise, swelling of macula CME, IOL dislocation, failing cornea), rare: infection,retinal hole, detachment, loss of vision, loss of eye, loss of life; eyedoc2020@blogspot.com ...Read more

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Common post wisdom tooth extraction surgery problems?

Common post wisdom tooth extraction surgery problems?

Lots: Pain, bleeding, swelling, black and blue (jhematoma), numbness, sinus perforation, adjacent tooth fracture are some. ...Read more

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Is underbite jaw surgery 100% safe?

Is underbite jaw surgery 100% safe?

No: Like any surgery there is inherent risks. You are not 100% safe driving your car. Talk with an orthodontist and an oral surgeon and get all these questions answered. ...Read more

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Tmj, arthrocentesis complications?

Tmj, arthrocentesis complications?

Swelling: As with all surgical procedures, there are always some potential complications. Although an arthrocentesis procedure is considered a minimally invasive procedure complications and include but are not limited to infection, bleeding, temporary change in occlusion, swelling, perception of "hearing while under water" and damage to nearby anatomic structures such as nerves, cartilage and bone. ...Read more

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How painful is reconstructive jaw surgery?

How painful is reconstructive jaw surgery?

Jaw Surgery: Questions that ask "how painful is.....? Are best answered by a health care professional who has already examined you and knows you, your history and the specifics of the proposed procedure. Patients vary widely in regard to pain threshold, reaction to medication ; recuperative powers, and two individuals may report totally different experiences with the exact same procedure. Talk to your own dr. ...Read more

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Is jaw surgery common?

Yes: Not sure exactly what you mean by jaw surgery, but reconstructive surgery of the jaws, or orthognathic surgery, is very common and routine. ...Read more

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What are common wisdom teeth surgery complications?

What are common wisdom teeth surgery complications?

Some discomfort: Some injection-related tenderness is common as is muscle soreness from having to open to near the limit. A dry socket can prolong the healing process and require followup care by the surgeon if the pain seems to worsen several days after the surgery. More serious complications are possible but they are more rare than these. ...Read more

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How much does orthognathic jaw alignment surgery cost?

How much does orthognathic jaw alignment surgery cost?

Depends: Depending on the type of procedure performed and if both jaws require surgery and if your insurance offers coverage it can range from a couple thousand dollars out of pocket all the way up to 40 thousand between hospital and surgeon fees. ...Read more

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Is jaw alignment surgery for underbite very painful ?

Is jaw alignment surgery for underbite very painful ?

It can be.: It depends on many factors but the short answer is , yes, it can be rough sailing for a few days. There is a fair amount of swelling and you will probably be on a liquid/blenderized diet for a few days at least. ...Read more

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Heart problems like shifting after lung removal surgery?

Heart problems like shifting after lung removal surgery?

It Can: Especially have removal of an entire lung, or pneumonectomy. The heart and great vessels can shift to the side of the lung that was removed. This is called "post pneumonectomy syndrome". It is a rare condition and can limit the blood returning to the heart and/or the blood leaving the heart. ...Read more

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Can clenching cause jaw surgery relapse?

Can clenching cause jaw surgery relapse?

Jaw surgery?: What type of jaw surgery? If TMJ, yes. orthognathic? Possible You need a thorough discussion with your oral surgeon to address this issue. ...Read more

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Can heart bypass surgery require cracking the chest open?

Can heart bypass surgery require cracking the chest open?

Sternal incision: The sternum- breast bone is cut with a special saw and wired back together at completion and heals well in general. Done for most congenital, valvular and coronary operations for great exposure and safety and avoids other incisions in chest or groin! ...Read more

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