Orthognathic surgery

What is Orthognathic surgery?

is surgery to correct conditions of the jaw and face related to structure, growth, sleep apnea, TMJ disorders, malocclusion problems owing to skeletal disharmonies, or other orthodontic problems that cannot be easily treated with braces.

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I had jaw surgery 2 weeks ago, where a titanium plate was put in on my right side. Since the surgery I've lost feeling on the right side of my...

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I dont know the exact incision and procedure but loss of sensation is very possible after such...

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About a year and three months ago, I underwent a double jaw surgery and a genioplasty to correct a malocclusion. My official diagnosis was...

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Thanks for your query.

As you have mentioned you underwent a double jaw surgery the procedure was long and traumatic a lot of bone cutting...

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Just since this June I have been experiencing some problems with what seems to be TMJD. I get pressure in the side of my jaw when chewing, talking,...

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I have read your inquiry and understand your confusion. I would need more details to give you my opinion. I can tell from the opinions...

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