Orthognathic / Jaw Correction Surgery
Creating Aesthetic Smile / Orthognathic Surgery / Jaw Correction Surgery
Prominent jaws leading to excessive visibility of teeth makes us feel awkward. This bothers more while smiling which leads to excessive ‘teeth show’ also called as gummy smile and makes us hesitate to smile while being clicked for photographs.
This can be corrected with orthognathic surgery also known as corrective jaw surgery. The resultant facial profile with aesthetic appealing smile makes you self-confident with tremendous psychological benefit.
Purpose: To correct :
- Excessive protruding jaws
- Denture / gummy smile
- Jaw discrepancies in cleft lip / palate patients
- Facial deformities like prominent chin and jaw angles
Procedure: The procedure needs meticulous planning with preoperative radiographs and imagings. The procedure is carried out through inside of mouth with no scar mark. The jaw bones are repositioned as per requirement and are retained in this position with microplates or braces. Ancillary procedures like rhinoplasty, lip reshaping, and dimple creation can be done simultaneously.
Duration of Procedure: 2 – 4 hrs.
Recovery Time: 5 to 7 days. Mild swelling may persist for few days to few weeks. You may be asked to have only soft diet for couple of days
Disclaimer: Results may vary from person to person