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When is Jaw Surgery Required?

When Is Orthognathic Surgery Required? | Oldham Orthodontics

Some people consider jaw surgery, or orthognathic surgery, to improve their jawline or facial symmetry. For other people, jaw surgery is medically necessary. In short, if you have a condition that severely impedes the function of your jaw, you may need to have surgery.

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What Happens When You Have An Underbite?

Underbite | Jaw Surgery | Oldham Orthodontics

No matter how well you take care of your teeth, there are certain dental problems that are caused by genetics and there is nothing you can do to prevent them. An underbite is one of those issues. However, just because you cannot prevent an underbite does not mean that you need to live with it for the rest of your life or let your lifestyle suffer as a result.

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What is Orthognathic Surgery?

Orthognathic surgery | Oldham | Manchester Orthodontics

Orthodontics is a special type of dentistry where a trained consultant will diagnose, prevent and correct any malpositioned teeth a patient may have, including bite and jaw position.

Aside from getting braces such as metal train tracks or Incognito braces, a patient may have a case so severe they may need orthognathic surgery. 

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