A procedure that interferes the position of the lower and upper jaw which help the position of the teeth, also known as jaw surgery. This surgery address eating and speaking problems, on top of aesthetic concerns.
The patients, whose lower/upper jaw is ahead or behind projected, have misalignment of jaws and teeth.
In this case, optimum alignment of jaws and teeth is determined with the help of cepholometric measurements to solve this problem. The plastic surgeon performs orthognatic surgery to adjust the jaw projection. Oral surgeon applies braces to adjust the teeth location after the new position of the jaw.
• Correcting an Open Bite
• Correcting a Protruding Lower Jaw
• Correcting a Receding Lower Jaw or “Weak Chin”
The surgery called jaw-tip aesthetics is performed to give a better profile to the patients via having optimum projection for the jaw.
This treatment is applied to the patients who has allignment on their teeth. For the patients with jaw behind projected, the jaw bone can be broken to relocate it or jaw prostheses can be used. Recently, a defined jaw tip can be achieved via fat injection into this area. Fort he patients with jaw forward projected, the jaw bone can be broken to take it back.