Corrective jaw surgery (Orthognathic Surgery) is a procedure that moves bones located in the upper and/or lower jaw. This type of surgery is needed when your jaw and teeth do not properly meet. Under the expertise of Seaport Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Tim Osborn and Orthodontist, Dr. Ella Osborn, advanced techniques are utilized to lengthen or shorten, move up or down, in or out your jaw that results in a more harmonious bite and gorgeous facial appearance.
Who Needs Jaw Surgery?
There are many reasons a jaw surgery might be the answer for you. Two of the most common are if you experience an improper bite and/or jaws that are positioned incorrectly. In certain cases the upper and lower jaws may grow at different rates causing the need for jaw surgery. This can result in multiple issues that include difficulty chewing food, improper speech, awkward appearance and more. Certain injuries to the jaw and birth defects can also cause the need for jaw surgery.
Chronic jaw or TMJ pain
Difficult time chewing food
Advanced Jaw Surgery Technologies
Drs. Tim and Ella Osborn utilize the latest advanced technologies that include computer-aided techniques, three-dimensional models, computer video imaging and more to show you exactly how your jaw surgery will be approached. These technologies provide an exceptional experience and amazing clinical outcome for patients. You will get to see exactly how your bite will be improved and even a computer simulated outcome of how you will look after jaw surgery!
Dr. Tim answers your questions regarding having procedures in our office! How long will it take for me to get back to regular life after my procedure? How long will I be swollen? Listen in!
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