Can jaw surgery correct my teeth?

Possibly. Vague question without much detail. See a local oral surgeon and orthodontist and ask them directly.

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Does jaw surgery affect the teeth?

It can... In what way are you asking? If your jaw has been resected, your bite may be off. Swelling from other surgery can cause the bite to feel off until it is back to normal. Depending on location of the surgery, the teeth may be directly involved. Read more...
Yes. Depending on the type and extent of the surgery, the occlusion (bite) can be affected.Also the blood flow and nerves can be affected. Read more...
Yes, positive. It changes the way teeth meet. It provides for a more positive, healthier occlusion. Good luck! Read more...
It can. Yes, it can. Ask the jaw surgeon to get advice that fits your situation. Read more...
Orthognathic surgery. is needed when jaws teeth don't seem to fit and teeth are misaligned. Read more...

Please tell me, are my teeth suppose to be individually a little crooked after I get wires off from jaw surgery?

Usually. Typically orthodontics are required after jaw surgery. Read more...
Orthognathic. Surgery (non trauma related) is often done in combination as a surgical -orthodontic case -- the surgery to correct the skeletal component and the orthodontics to realign the dentition. Hope this helps. Read more...
Not unusual. Corrective jaw surgery is usually combined with corrective Orthodontic treatment to give you the best overall result. Read more...

Hiy, I jaw jaw surgery as my bottom bite was really out, I had the surgery in 2012, my teeth have now moved, and feel bottom teeth have come out?

Wisdom teeth?? The jaw surgery for class 3 bites are very common and if they did not extract the wisdom teeth during the surgery that is the only teeth that I can think of that could actually be coming out if any. If you have concern just simply make an appointment with your dentist and they can easily eval what is going on. Read more...
See an Orthodontist. You will have to wear braces, and most braces are removed within six to 12 months following surgery. Read more...

Could clenching hard 3 months post op double jaw surgery shift the jaws sideways if only one side of teeth contact when clenching?

Clenching. clenching may have some untoward effect. Discuss this issue with your surgeon who may recommend a bite block. Read more...
This would need. This would need to be personally evaluated. Both sides of your teeth should contact. I'm not sure exactly what you started with, what was done, and what your current occlusion pattern is now. Therefore I can't give you an accurate answer to your question. You should be evaluated by a team- General Dentist, Orthodontist and Oral Surgeon as to your progress and future treatment. Read more...
Oral Surgeon ASAP. Sounds like a complication of double jaw surgery with bite off. See Oral Surgeon ASAP for evaluation. Read more...

Gaps in my teeth. I feel so depressed. Will I need jaw surgery?

Orthodontist. See a local orthodontist for a consultation regarding getting those spaces closed. No need to be depressed. There are much worse things in life. All the best... Read more...
Probably not. Gaps can be closed by aligning teeth (Orthodontics), reshaping teeth (Restorations), or both. See your General Dentist. See an Orthodontic Specialist. They will consult with each other and establish for yo a treatment plan tht will give you an esthetic, functional, and stable occlusion. Don't be bummed out, Restorative Dentistry and Orthodontics can give you a dazzling smile. Read more...

Can you tell me about jaw surgery and then I heard about using dental floss to straighten your teeth, does any of this work?

Absurd. Orthognathic surgery is required in certain circumstances to correct skeletal deformities. Dental floss cannot straighten teeth. If you have a malocclusion, find a well trained and competent orthodontist for a consultation and treatment options. Read more...
Jaw surgery. In certain conditions, orthodontic treatment alone is inadequate to fix jaw position type problem that can occur in either upper or lower jaw. Orthognathic surgery is the surgery that physically places the jaw(s) in the corrected positions. Read more...
Yes ; no. Yes, for non-growing adults sometimes jaw surgery combined w orthodontic treatment is necessary. No, dental floss does not straighten teeth. Please make appt w qualified orthodontic specialist for initial (usually free or low cost) examination and discussion of treatments available to resolve your malocclusion. Read more...

My teeth are on top of each other you can see the wear on them, my jaw aches and feels uncomfortable. Should I consider jaw surgery?

See an orthodontist. Before you make the decision on how to correct your bite, i would consult an orthodontist (if you haven't done so already). Many bite problems can be corrected by an orthodontist without the need for jaw surgery. Read more...
NOT YET.. The right specialist to see first is an orthodontist. Your problem may be very well solved by just wearing braces with some extractions, etc. If not, the orthodontist will tell you to have or not surgery. Read more...
Not enough Info. This is a very complex situation that requires an examination by a dentist and even likely an orthodontist. Rely on your doctors advice, get a second opinion if your are not comfortable with what you are told, but, bottom line you need the guidance of someone that you are comfortable with and that knows how to diagnose and treat your condition. Read more...
Evaluation. Evaluation by an oral surgeon to see if jaws or TMJ are misaligned. If not, pain may be due to heavy bruxing and associated muscle spasm. This can can be helped with a soft mandibular orthotic or splint made by your dentist. Botox injection therapy may help as well. Avoid caffeine, nicotine. Heat, cold, massage and acupuncture are also helpful. Read more...

3 months post op double jaw surgery (advancing the maxilla and mandible) could banging teeth togethar hard move the jaws? I did it by accident, sorry I've asked this before

Probably not. Although you have boney union by this point, excessive trauma can do damage, with or without a history of recent jaw surgery. It would be prudent to visit your Oral and Maxilla-facial Surgeon just to make sure everything is ok. Read more...
Not possible. Oftentimes, you may find yourself clenching and grinding your teeth in the middle of the night; this is not unusual. However, braces are preventing your teeth and bite from shifting. Read more...