Upstate Dental Surgery
Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Orthognathic Surgery

Orthognathic surgery is surgery performed on the bones of the jaws to change the position of the jaw. Orthognathic surgery is corrective facial surgery where deformities of the jaw exist. It may be needed for functional, cosmetic, or health reasons. It is surgery commonly done on the jaws in conjunction with orthodontic treatment, which straightens the teeth. Some minor orthognathic surgery procedures can be done in the surgeon's office, but most often they are done in the hospital.