WHAT IS ORTHOGNATHIC SURGERY?
Orthognathic surgery is when the upper jaw, jaw, or chin is repositioned to improve chewing, speaking, breathing, and correct skeletal and facial asymmetries or irregularities.
It can have a great positive change in your life, in patients with small jaws and mandibular retrognathism, it has been shown that the repositioning of the jaw solves breathing and snoring problems such as SLEEP APNEA.
Working with our team of specialists will achieve for you a beautiful, functional smile and a facial balance that will last the rest of your life.
There are environmental factors, but above all hereditary that could have affected the growth of our bones, making them grow one more than the other. It is important to mention that orthodontics only corrects the bad position of the teeth, in adult patients who did not go to the orthodontist on time and have a bone growth problem, it is impossible to correct them only with braces, if you observe some of the following signs or symptoms is very likely you’re going to require orthognathic surgery:
- Difficulty chewing or biting food.
- Advanced wear on your teeth.
- Pain in the joints of your jaw, head, neck, and ears.
- Protuberant jaw.
- Small jaw, shortness of breath.
- Facial asymmetries.
- Front or profile facial disharmony.
- Show a lot of gums when smiling.