Orthognathic surgery is needed when the top and bottom jaws don’t meet correctly and/or teeth don’t adequately fit within the jaw. Teeth are straightened with orthodontics, y cirugía correctiva de maxilares repositions a misaligned jaw. Esto no sólo mejora la apariencia facial, sino que también asegura que los dientes se encuentran correctamente y funcionan correctamente.
To provide you with a better understanding of orthognathic surgery, hemos proporcionado la siguiente presentación multimedia. Many common questions pertaining to orthognathic surgery are discussed.
People who can benefit from orthognathic surgery include those with an improper bite, or jaws that are positioned incorrectly. crecimiento de la mandíbula es un proceso gradual y en algunos casos, las mandíbulas superior e inferior pueden crecer a un ritmo diferente. The result can be a host of problems that may affect chewing function, discurso, or long-term oral health and appearance. Injury to the jaw and birth defects can also affect jaw alignment. Orthodontics alone can correct bite problems when only the teeth are involved. Orthognathic surgery may be required for the jaws when repositioning is necessary.
Difficulty in the following areas should be evaluated:
Any of these symptoms can exist at birth, be acquired after birth as a result of hereditary or environmental influences, or as a result of trauma to the face. Before any treatment begins, a consultation will be held to perform a complete examination with x-rays. During the pre-treatment consultation process, feel free to ask any questions that you have regarding your treatment. When you are fully informed about the aspects of your care, you and your dental team can make the decision to proceed with treatment together.
We use modern computer-aided techniques and three-dimensional models to show you exactly how your surgery will be approached. Using comprehensive facial x-rays and computer video imaging, we can show you how your bite will be improved and even give you an idea of how you’ll look after surgery. This helps you understand the surgical process and the extent of the proposed treatment.
If you are a candidate for cirugía correctiva de maxilares, we will work closely with your dentist and orthodontist during your treatment. The actual surgery can move your teeth and jaws into a new position that results in a more attractive, functional, and healthy dental-facial relationship.
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