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Jaw Surgery Complications
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Complications: Risks and potential complications of jaw surgery are extensive but rare and not really scary. They include sensory nerve injury with resultant numbness of the skin of the face, damage to teeth with potential loss of one or more teeth, TMJ problems, failure of the bone to heal, malocclusion or bad bite requiring prolonged orthodontic treatment, need for additional surgery to remove hardware, etc. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Jaw surgery: 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 jaw trauma or cancer. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Surgery hurts: There's no getting around it. Much less problematic today than just a few years ago because of improvements in surgical techniques and medications. Sometimes there's no choice, it's the only way to resolve your problem. Having one jaw not match the other is like having one leg shorter than the other, eventually everything gets thrown off. Talk to BOTH qualified Orthodontic and Oral Surgeon. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Yes: Orthognathic surgery is jaw surgery performed usually in conjunction with orthodontic treatment to correct a mismatch in the jaws related to a skeletal problem. A detailed examination and workup by an orthodontist, working together with a surgeon will result in a comprehensive treatment plan to properly correct your bite problem. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No vertical length: When you get a jaw surgery that advances the lower jaw forward, it can make the "chin to throat distance" longer and enhance the appearance of a tight neck, long jaw line, and the youthful look. This may also give the appearance of a longer neck, but this does not make the neck vertically longer. That would require making you taller in the cervical spine and i'm not aware of such a surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Jaw surgery: Dentofacial deformity occurs as we age and unequal growth causes our upper and lower jaw bones to become misaligned. Surgery on the jaws will realign your jawbones to a correct and functional relationship. Usually done in coordination with orthodontics to correct compensations in tooth position by the poor jaw position. Most surgery is done intraorally, and under general anesthesia. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Depends on the severity of the skeletal malrelationship. Some underbites can be treated with tooth movement alone. Others require reorienting the jaw relationship. Please go see a fully qualified Orthodontic Specialist for an Initial Examination (usually free) and a discussion of the severity of your malocclusion and your treatment options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible for corrective jaw surgery to make my chin look smaller and rounder? How safe is it?
It depends: It really depends on what your problem is and what type of surgery you are contemplating. The chin would be changed by moving your lower or upper jaw, but can be independently reshaped depending on your needs. ...Read more
I am having a double jaw surgery to adjust my under-bite. Would this be considered a routine surgery?
Depends: That all depends on what you would consider "routine". From the surgeon's standpoint, it might be routine, but from your's-far from it. It is a not uncommon surgery, but complex in nature. The results are usually quite remarkable, and I have never had a patient who has gone through this have any regrets. As you recover, keep your focus on the end result-it will improve your future quality of life. ...Read more
Can you tell me about procedure along with jaw surgery will help me face be short round and feminine?
Had double jaw surgery 10 weeks ago, tonight ate hard strawberries. My mandible felt a bit odd where the plates would be, could jaws have shifted?
Enjoy eating,: If you haven’t been able to eat solid food yet, it is about time, start now. Even if the task of eating involves mashing soft food up against the roof of your mouth or tongue, do it anyway. You’ll never gain your strength back on liquid or soft food alone. Enjoy eating, breathing and keep smiling. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Usually yes: Most patients do undergo orthodontic treatment to properly align the teeth in each jaw before undergoing double jaw surgery. A consultation with the appropriate records and clinical examination with an orthodontist and surgeon can advise you of what may be necessary to undergo orthognathic surgery to correct your problem. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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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