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How long does a broken jaw take to heal?

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Dr. Todd Sisto
Breast Surgery
5 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

How badly fractured: nondisplaced single--2 wks soft diet.
.. O/w 6-8 wks if surgical fixation needed. More, if bone loss or infection happens.

In brief: Depends

How badly fractured: nondisplaced single--2 wks soft diet.
.. O/w 6-8 wks if surgical fixation needed. More, if bone loss or infection happens.
Dr. Todd Sisto
Dr. Todd Sisto
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Dr. Joseph Bassett
Surgery - Thoracic
2 doctors agree

In brief: 3 to 6 weeks

Jaw bone is very vascular and heals in a short time.

In brief: 3 to 6 weeks

Jaw bone is very vascular and heals in a short time.
Dr. Joseph Bassett
Dr. Joseph Bassett
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: Depends

Depends on case. 4-6 weeks on average.

In brief: Depends

Depends on case. 4-6 weeks on average.
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