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Is corrective jaw surgery effective for torticollis?

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Dr. James Bates
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
4 doctors agree

In brief: No

Torticollis is a neck problem. Corrective jaw surgery, or orthognathic surgery, is used to correct jaw deformities, and would have no effect on torticollis.

In brief: No

Torticollis is a neck problem. Corrective jaw surgery, or orthognathic surgery, is used to correct jaw deformities, and would have no effect on torticollis.
Dr. James Bates
Dr. James Bates
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2 doctors agree

In brief: No

The jaw surgery would not address torticollis.
Is the face misshapen because of the torticollis? And what is the reason for the jaw surgery?

In brief: No

The jaw surgery would not address torticollis.
Is the face misshapen because of the torticollis? And what is the reason for the jaw surgery?
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Definitely, no

The spasmodic torticollis is a neck problem. Corrective jaw surgery, or orthognathic surgery, is used to correct jaw deformities and bite.

In brief: Definitely, no

The spasmodic torticollis is a neck problem. Corrective jaw surgery, or orthognathic surgery, is used to correct jaw deformities and bite.
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: No

No. Treatment for torticollis should be directed at the neck.

In brief: No

No. Treatment for torticollis should be directed at the neck.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Dr. Louis Gallia
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