WHAT IS ORTHOGNATHIC SURGERY?
ORTHO – STRAIGHT, GNATHIC – JAW(S). Orthognathic surgery is referred to any surgery done to the upper or lower jaw or both to change their position in such a way so as to make them more functionally and aesthetically pleasing.
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Orthognathic surgery is a procedure by which various jaw anomalies can be corrected. Problems in speaking, biting, chewing, swallowing and breathing, unwanted stress on the jaw joint (TMJ) and facial muscles can be caused by Disproportionate jaws.
corrective jaw surgery underwent at Richardsons dental and craniofacial [ + ]
The term orthognathic comes from the Greek words “orthos” meaning straighten and “gnathic” meaning of or related to the jaw. Hence the term orthognathic, meaning “straighten the jaw.” Orthognathic surgery is performed to correct a wide range of minor and major skeletal and dental irregularities, including the misalignment [ + ]