Cosmetic Jaw Surgery
What are Jaw Correction Surgeries (Orthognathic surgery) ?
Jaw correction surgeries are the surgeries that are performed to correct the various defects of the jaw bones and teeth.They mainly help in correcting the relation between the lower and upper jaw thereby correcting the function and drastically enhancing the appearance of the patient.These surgeries are known as orthognathic surgeries.
When does one need this?
When an individual incorrect jaw relation or size, it greatly affects the function and appearance of the individual. To correct them, these jaw correction surgeries are needed. These surgeries are done after the jaws have completely grown which is generally after the age of 18-21 years.
How much time does it take?
The time taken for the entire treatment depends on the kind of surgery one needs. In many cases, the surgery is preceded by an orthodontic treatment while in the other cases, just the surgery is enough. The healing post the surgery is of about 3-6 months.The surgery can either be one step or can be done in a few steps that are distributed over a period of a few months. It is decided by the extent of the deformity and the medical condition of the patient. An extensive examination of the patient is done and standard and 3D x-rays are needed before the commencement of the treatment.
Are there any alternatives?
Sometimes, just the orthodontic treatment is enough to correct the problem.
We recognize and appreciate the fact that every patient is unique and their concerns are different. Their clinical findings are different. Hence, based on the clinical examination we here at Aesthetica Dental Implant Clinics, Kolkata can accordingly suggest you the other alternatives, best suited for your case.
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