Corrective Jaw Surgery

Corrective jaw surgery (Orthognathic surgery)
treats the misalignment of the jaw through surgical repositioning. Jaw surgery
may be for you if you have an abnormal bite or have a misaligned jaw. People in
need of jaw surgery often have:
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  • Difficulty with eating
  • Speech or breathing
    problems
  • Chronic jaw pain or an open bite.

During a comprehensive
examination, our surgeons will use facial x-rays to explain the best surgery
routes available to you. This consultation will help you better understand how
your bite will be improved.

This surgery moves your jaw into a new
position to improve the functionality of the relationship between your teeth and
jaws. While you will find that your smile will undergo an aesthetic improvement,
more importantly, the new positioning will improve your long term dental health.

If you live in or around Port Coquitlam and have a question about corrective
jaw surgery, call us today!

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