Corrective jaw surgeries give exceptional results for balanced, healthy, and functioning positions of your teeth and jaws. It is an effective option for a lot of issues whether it is bite or speech correction, or aesthetic structural changes. Jaw surgery can sound pretty scary but don’t worry, we are here to walk you through every step of it and give you that perfect smile you deserve.
Who needs corrective jaw surgery?
During the early development stages, sometimes your upper and lower jaws grow at different rates. Or you may have suffered some severe injuries to cause such alignment later in life. Sometimes, the malalignment occurs at birth.
If only your teeth are misaligned, orthodontics can fix it with however extensive treatment it requires without going for surgery. However, if your jaws need correction due to any reason, then corrective jaw surgery may be necessary. To see if you suffer from one or more conditions mentioned below, you might need corrective jaw surgery:
Trouble in biting, chewing, or swallowing food
Chronic Jaw or Jaw Joint (TMJ) pain
Open bit (happens when there’s space between upper and lower teeth when you close your mouth)
Asymmetrical facial structure from the side or front
Facial injury or birth defects
Having difficulty in closing lips together
Chronic mouth breathing and dry mouth
Breathing difficulty while sleeping/snoring (Sleep apnea)
By treating any of these conditions, you will not only commit to a healthier life but also happier life. These conditions may seem small but they make remarkable changes to the overall quality of your life. If your problems are severe enough, Dr. Bieszki might go for both surgery and orthodontic treatment. This may take several years but the results are always worth it.
As per your condition, Dr. Bieszki will create the perfect combination of orthodontics and orthognathic treatment to ensure exceptional results. Get in touch with us to learn more about your treatment options.