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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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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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5 Benefits Of Having Braces

Braces

Not a lot of people like going to the Dentist. With the bright lights, prodding and poking it can be quite an unpleasant experience. Unfortunately for people with braces, they also have to do to the Orthodontist as well.

 

But we mustn’t forget the number of benefits that having braces can have too. They are an awesome invention that allow people of all ages to love their smile and feel confident.

 

So here’s a list of all the reasons why braces aren’t so bad:

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