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What is Orthognathic Surgery?

Orthognathic surgery, also known as jaw surgery, is a specialized procedure offered at Altos Family and Cosmetic Dentistry in Los Altos, CA. It is a corrective treatment for individuals with issues related to their jaw structure and alignment, helping them achieve better oral health and a more harmonious facial appearance.

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When is Orthognathic Surgery Recommended?

Malocclusions: Severe overbites, underbites, or crossbites that cannot be corrected with orthodontic treatment alone.

Difficulty Chewing or Speaking: Jaw misalignments can lead to challenges in eating and speaking properly.

Chronic Jaw Pain: Misaligned jaws may result in temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders, leading to persistent pain.

Obstructive Sleep Apnea: In some cases, jaw surgery can help improve breathing during sleep.

The Benefits of Orthognathic Surgery

Improved Jaw Function: Correcting misalignments enhances chewing, speaking, and overall oral function.

Enhanced Facial Harmony: The surgery can lead to a more balanced and aesthetically pleasing facial appearance.

Boosted Confidence: By addressing functional and cosmetic concerns, patients often experience increased self-confidence.

benefits of orthognathic surgery

If you’re experiencing jaw-related issues, our skilled team at Altos Family and Cosmetic Dentistry is here to help. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and learn more about the transformative benefits of orthognathic surgery. Reclaim your smile and enjoy improved oral health with our personalized approach.

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