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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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How long does it take to recover from Jaw Surgery?

Jaw Surgery Recovery | Oldham | Manchester Orthodontics

Immediately After Surgery

Patients may feel discomfort after an operation, although the level will vary from patient to patient for both adults and children. When you go home, it is important that a friend or relative spends the first night with you. Remember to take any advised or prescribed medications. You will be able to shower on the second day after jaw surgery, but you must avoid hot, prolonged showers which may cause bleeding in the upper jaw if surgery is performed there.

 

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