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 of jaws and teeth. The patient’s appearance will be dramatically enhanced as a result of this surgery. Orthognathic surgery is also performed to correct functional problems like chewing, speaking and
CBCT image of Orthognathic surgery performed at Richardsons dental and craniofacial Hospital Nagercoil, Tamilnadu India
breathing. Orthognathic surgeries are performed on a regular basis in our Hospital (Richardson’s dental and craniofacial hospital, Nagercoil) by an experienced team comprising of oral & maxillofacial surgeons, anesthesiologists, and OT staff, headed by Dr. Sunil Richardson. Here below we present a case of orthognathic surgery performed recently in our Hospital.
All oral and maxillofacial surgeries including Orthognathic Surgery (Jaw Surgery) are performed successfully at Richardsons dental and craniofacial hospital which is located #71, Trivandrum Highway, Chunkankadai, Nagercoil, Kanyakumari District, Tamilnadu, India, just 70 kms from Trivandrum, the Headquarters of Kerala State.
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