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What is corrective jaw surgery, and why is it needed?

Corrective Jaw Surgery (Orthognathic) | Reynolds Oral & Facial Surgery

Jaw surgery or orthognathic surgery is one of the most prominent corrective cosmetic surgery in today’s world. It generally involves moving the bones of the jaws, both the upper and the lower one. Corrective jaw surgery is generally required when jaws and teeth do not meet properly. By means of surgery, the jaws are repositioned so that the chewing ability is increased. Not only as a means of corrective cosmetic surgery but orthognathic surgery can also help in improving different health conditions such as sleep apnea. Jaw surgery is thus essential to improve speech, breathing, periodontal health, and facial appearance.

Learn about the intricacies of corrective jaw surgery 

Jaw surgery is a very complex surgery as the occlusion needs to be perfect and facial appearance is also important. Jaw surgery generally requires special surgeons apart from a regular dental surgeon. Most of the time, specialist periodontal experts and endodontists are needed. Many signs can suggest that you may need jaw surgery. The general symptoms include:

  • difficulty in chewing, 
  • biting, 
  • swallowing, 
  • speech problems, 
  • underbite, 
  • and overbite problems. 

It is best to get corrective jaw surgery done at a later age. There are many techniques involved in corrective jaw surgery like laser-assisted, and x-ray assisted. But the most common surgery requires incisions to be made to correct the jaws.

Get jaw surgery done at the best hospital in Thailand

So if you are in Thailand and want to have corrective gum surgery, then make sure you find the best hospital. Jaw surgery in Yanhee hospital(ตัดกราม ยันฮี, which is the term in Thai)may be a good option. But no matter where you go for the surgery it is very important that you understand what methods and techniques are used in those clinics. So make sure to do a little research about the hospitals before going in for corrective surgery.