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Orthognathic surgery and treatment


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The main objective of Orthognathic surgery is to correct the facial structure of the patient.

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Orthognathic surgery and treatment

  1. 1. Orthognathic Surgery
  2. 2. <ul><li>What is Orthognathic Surgery? </li></ul><ul><li>It is a kind of plastic surgery in which the surgeons cut the bones and realigned them with the help of braces, screw, and rubber in the oral cavity. In Orthognathic surgery doctors use to reposition the teeth according to patients’ requirement. Teeth may be added or removed in this surgery. The main objective of Orthognathic surgery is to correct the facial structure of the patient. </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>Need of Orthognathic Surgery </li></ul><ul><li>People suffering from cleft lips, Temporomandibular Joint disorders, protruded maxilla, retruded maxilla, protruded mandible, retruded mandible, nasal deformity, facial asymmetry need an Orthognathic surgery. </li></ul>
  4. 5. Before After
  5. 6. <ul><li>Different Stages of Orthognathic Treatment </li></ul><ul><li>Orthognathic Treatment goes through Different Stages as: </li></ul><ul><li>First stage of treatment is to inform about nature and goal of Orthognathic surgery. </li></ul><ul><li>Second step is to inform about the advantages and disadvantages of the Orthognathic surgery. </li></ul><ul><li>Third step is to inform about complications of the treatment. </li></ul><ul><li>Fourth step is to inform about cost of surgery. </li></ul><ul><li>Fifth step is to plan about the aesthetic. </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>Technologies involved in Orthognathic Surgery </li></ul><ul><li>Oral and maxillofacial surgeons also informs about the advanced technology which is available nowadays to prevent oral disorders and jaw misalignment. They advise to go through radiography, photography, computer images and models to make sure about the procedure of surgery and their looks. </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>Benefits of Orthognathic Surgery </li></ul><ul><li>The people suffering from the deformity can prevent themselves from excessive wearing of teeth, chronic jaw pains, difficulty in chewing, unbalance facial appearance and speech problems. The main goal of Orthognathic surgery is to correct the oral and maxillofacial disorders and give the patient a perfect appearance. The people facing a problem in chewing because of improper alignment of jaws can be befitted from Orthognathic surgery. </li></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>Complications of Orthognathic Surgery </li></ul><ul><li>Some of the complications after undergoing Orthognathic Surgery are: </li></ul><ul><li>Swelling </li></ul><ul><li>Vomiting </li></ul><ul><li>Loss of sensation </li></ul><ul><li>Sinus related problems </li></ul><ul><li>Periodontal infection </li></ul><ul><li>Psychological complications </li></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>Cost of Orthognathic Surgery </li></ul><ul><li>The cost of Orthognathic surgery depends on every individual. Its cost may vary according to the type of surgery, hospital and geographical location. Its cost also depends on the type of surgery which is required by the patient like nasal surgery, an oral surgery, teeth repositioning and jaw alignment surgery. So cost of Orthognathic surgery depends on your case and orthodontist. Its cost varies from $20,000 to $40,000 including initial consultancies, surgeon fees and follow up care charges. </li></ul>
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