Jaw Surgery

Jaw surgery, also referred to as orthognathic surgery, is a procedure done to correct irregularities of the jaw bones and realigns the jaws and teeth to improve their functionality. When the jaws and teeth do not properly meet, jaw surgery is a solution that improves functionality, and the overall structure and facial appearance. In addition, jaw surgery can help improve one’s speech, chewing ability, speech, breathing, sleep apnea, and gum health.

If jaw problems cannot be resolved with orthodontics alone, the jaw surgery may be the next best option. In many cases, patients may have braces prior to jaw surgery and during recovery once the jaw surgery has been done until healing and alignment are complete. By scheduling an appointment with our team at the Oral Surgery Center, we will be able to determine the best treatment plan. Every patient is different, therefore, treatment plans are different for everyone 

If you are suffering from jaw problems, contact our team today to schedule an appointment. Our experienced team will provide you with the results you need to ensure a healthy, functional, and beautiful smile. 

Why is Jaw Surgery Necessary?

Jaw surgery may be necessary for the following reasons:

  • Problems with chewing
  • Problems with swallowing or speech
  • Excessive wear and breakdown of teeth
  • Open bite or jaw closure issues
  • Imbalance facial appearance/structure (small chins, underbites, overbites, and crossbites)
  • Pain from TMJ disorders and other jaw problems
  • Facial injuries or birth defects
  • Obstructive sleep apnea

How Can I Benefit From Jaw Surgery?

There are many benefits that one can experience from jaw surgery, including:

  • Balanced appearance of lower face
  • Improves functionality of teeth
  • Improves sleep, breathing, chewing, and swallowing
  • Improves speech 
  • Improves appearance
  • Improves self-esteem

When is Jaw Surgery Appropriate?

Jaw surgery is appropriate for patients after their growth stops. For example, females ages 14 to 16 and males 17 to 21 are appropriate ages for surgery.

Contact an Oral Surgeon in Beverly Hills

Are you looking for an experienced oral surgeon who specializes in jaw surgery? If so, our team at the Oral Surgery Center can help you determine the best treatment plan. We understand that dealing with jaw issues can be very difficult; however, you do not have to live this way forever. Corrective jaw surgery in Los Angeles has helped people an abundance of our patients and they have reaped the many benefits that it has to offer. To learn more about our corrective jaw surgery, contact us today to schedule an appointment.

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