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 [ + ]
What are the fractures involving the Temporomandibular joint?
Fractures involving the mandibular condyle are the most difficult to treat because the condyle is most close to temporomandibular joint (TMJ).
How is the temporomandibular joint different from other joints?
TMJ is one of the most complex joints in the [ + ]
Orthognathic surgery is a facial plastic and maxillofacial surgical procedure done to correct the various discrepancies that occur in the alignment of jaws. Normally the upper and lower jaws are arranged such that the upper jaw is forwardly placed than the lower jaw. But in [ + ]
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 [ + ]