At East Texas Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, we specialize in orthognathic surgery, a transformative procedure that corrects jaw irregularities and improves both the function and aesthetics of your smile.
Orthognathic surgery, also known as corrective jaw surgery, is a comprehensive approach to address issues such as misaligned jaws, overbites, underbites, and facial asymmetry. Our team of highly skilled oral and maxillofacial surgeons has extensive experience in performing orthognathic surgeries, utilizing advanced techniques and state-of-the-art technology. We work closely with you to create a personalized treatment plan that addresses your specific concerns and goals, ensuring optimal results.
Orthognathic surgery offers a range of benefits. It not only improves your bite and enhances your ability to chew and speak properly but also enhances your facial symmetry and overall appearance. By repositioning the jaws and aligning the teeth, we can achieve a harmonious balance between your facial features, resulting in a more pleasing and balanced profile.
Throughout the entire orthognathic surgery process, our team is committed to your comfort and well-being. We provide comprehensive pre-operative consultations, precise surgical planning, and post-operative care to ensure a smooth and successful treatment journey.
At East Texas Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, we understand that orthognathic surgery is a life-changing procedure, and we are dedicated to delivering outstanding results that improve both your oral health and self-confidence. Our compassionate team is here to guide you through every step of the process, providing support and answering any questions you may have. If you are seeking a solution for jaw irregularities and facial asymmetry, trust the expertise of our oral and maxillofacial surgeons. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and take the first step toward achieving a balanced, functional, and beautiful smile through orthognathic surgery.
What to Expect
- Corrective jaw surgery is a significant intervention requiring many months of preparation.
- The surgery is performed in the hospital and can last between one to four hours.
- Hospital stays of one to three days are normal.
- Braces are maintained during surgery and may need to be removed six to twelve months after surgery.
- The greatest impact of orthognathic surgery is the recovery phase.
- Patients typically may be off work/school from two weeks to one month after surgery.
- Return to normal chewing function may take 2 months and full function may take one year.
- Our goal is to ensure you are well taken care of during and after surgery.
- Weekly appointments are required for up to two months after surgery