Orthognathic Surgery

Corrective jaw surgery, referred to as orthognathic surgery, aids in correcting the appearance and function of the jaws and teeth. This surgery addresses abnormalities in the facial bones. Patients who need corrective jaw surgery are typically having difficulty chewing, speaking or sleeping. With orthognathic surgery, the overall quality of life can improve following treatment. With the help of this surgery, combined with orthodontic treatment, the overall appearance of a patient’s smile can be dramatically improved! If you would like to learn more about orthognathic surgery in Georgetown, CT, we invite you to schedule a consultation. Our team can evaluate your facial structure and provide the best recommendations for treatment. 

The Treatment Process

With the help of advanced technology, our team will show you what to expect when it comes to orthognathic surgery. If surgery is suggested, we can show you in detail the reasons behind our recommendations. We’ll review the benefits for both your appearance and the function of your smile. Digital imaging technology and computerized treatment planning help speed up treatment time, surgery success and overall recovery. We use high-quality materials, including titanium, to provide stable treatment that is made to last. With the advancements in today’s orthognathic surgery, typically patients can resume their normal activities soon following surgery. 

Who Needs Orthognathic Surgery?

The best way to find out recommendations for your orthodontic care is scheduling a consultation. Our team may be able to recommend regular orthodontic treatment to correct the function and appearance of your smile without the need for surgery. If surgery is recommended, our team can walk you through the best ways to meet each of your dental needs and best improve your confidence and quality of life.

Treatment When You Need It

Our team provides the fastest and most effective treatment possible. When it comes to our patients, we understand that you don’t want to wait to get the care that you need. Many times, we can begin orthodontic care the same day as your consultation. With orthognathic surgery, we will schedule care as soon as possible. If you’re ready to improve the overall appearance and function of your smile, we’ll find the best times to schedule your upcoming visits. There shouldn’t be long waiting periods when you’re serious about reaching your dental goals!

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