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 [ + ]
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 temporomandibular joints are the two joints that connect the lower jaw (mandible) to the temporal bone of the cranium. Part of the mandible that forms the temporomandibular joint is known as mandibular condyle. Injury to the para symphysis or symphysis region of the mandible [ + ]
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 [ + ]