Bite + Orthognathic Surgery

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Post Jaw Surgery Wrong Occlusion. Can't Bite?

I underwent a jaw surgery..i had 6 fractures due to an assault on my lower jaw...i have 4 titanium plates in my mouth...now i am not able to bite..sir... READ MORE

Is it possible to be orthognathic surgery for an asymmetrical jaw if my bite is touching adequately on all sides? (photo)

I am a 24 year old female. I had braces for 2 years when I was 12-14 years old. During that time as my jaw was growing, it became asymmetrical. My... READ MORE

Jaw Bite Moving to One Side Post Op Jaw Surgery for Overjet?

I had my splint taken out just 5 days after the surgery and told to wear 5 rubber bands in some awkward position. I have tried my best to follow but... READ MORE

Can You Get Upper and Lower Jaw Advancement Surgery with Normal Bite?

I think I have a short lower and upper jaw, because my face is long and my mid-face is flat. The distance between my neck and chin is short, and it... READ MORE

Would You Suggest Oral Surgery for my Bite? (photo)

I've had braces when I was younger, they clearly did not work. How severe do you see this as? Do I need extensive surgery? Would it be possible to... READ MORE

Options after jaw fracture healed incorrectly? Bite is now off causing asymmetry & TMJ like pain/clicks & other symptoms?(photo)

I was in a car accident almost 6 months ago and broke my jaw in two places, the chin and higher near the joint (condylar?). This xray is one week... READ MORE

I'm looking to get orthognathic surgery, but I'm having a hard time finding an insurance that will help cover. Any suggestions?

I'm at about 60% done with my braces. My ortho is telling me I need to consider getting jaw surgery to fix my bite. He isn't the only doctor who has... READ MORE

How can I fix my edge-to-edge Class 3 Malocclusion without surgery? (Photo)

I had braces for an under bite when I was in elementary school. I'm 20 now, and I am looking for treatments for my edge to edge bite. It's a source of... READ MORE

Correcting Facial Asymmetry? (photo)

I've struggled with facial asymmetry since my teenage years. I was told by my orthodontist at age 16 to undergo Orthognathic Surgery to correct my... READ MORE

Highly considering jaw surgery to correct my bite. Upper jaw? Lower jaw? or both? (photos)

Obviously, I would prefer to move only one jaw but willing to go the route that will give the best result. I cannot imagine moving my lower jaw back... READ MORE

Any surgery to correct my uneven jaw? (Photo)

My jaw doesn't match the rest of my face. This lady and I have a similar shape. If you cover the top of her face it seems as though she is looking... READ MORE

I need guidance on asymmetric jaw. My bite is absolutely fine (functional speaking, teeth fit together). Any suggestion? (photo)

My belief is that no orthodontic work is required, but my upper & lower jaw need repositioning to fix the asymmetry. My lips are straight, so you can... READ MORE

Jaw Surgery Gone Wrong? (photo)

Dear Doctors, My jaw surgery was done exclusively for cosmetic reasons, I had normal bite and symmetry, but little bit backward jaw. I came to doctor... READ MORE

Bimax Issues: My Orthodontist Says my Bite is Normal and my Teeth Haven't Moved Since Braces? (photo)

I feel like I have a bimaxillary protrusion issue, but I know that sometimes, certain people have bites that require the teeth to jut forward a bit to... READ MORE

How to Fix Possible Bi-max Protrusion + Weak Chin? (photo)

I had braces, but I think my bite is strange. What should I do to make my face more aligned? I look at my face and just think it looks like a horse's,... READ MORE

Can a Long Complicated Wisdom Teeth Removal Surgery Alter Your Bite and Jaw Alignment?

I had surgery to remove four wisdom teeth 17 days ago. Bottom molars were impacted and complicated. Surgery took up to 90 minutes. Awoke with painful... READ MORE

Bi-maxillary (double jaw) surgery - Will I need to get Braces again to change my bite alignment? (photos)

Hi I want to get Bi-maxillary (double jaw) surgery. Since I have already had braces I do not have a bite problem, therefore if I was to get the... READ MORE

Looking for Affordable Solution to Fix Jaw?

I had maxifacial jaw surgery 2x to correct my bite. I had surgery over 6 years ago. After a dentist visit for dental implants, they informed me the... READ MORE

Can a Mandibular Osteotomy Be Preformed Even Though my Bite is Fine?

From what I understand, the entire mandible is shifted forward in this operation; is this correct? My bite is quite good, I may have a 2mm or so... READ MORE

Will my bite go back to normal? I was hit directly in the mouth at a baseball game by an elbow.

Now my bite is off and molars will not touch together. I cannot clamp down on my teeth, I cannot get my molars to come together like they have my... READ MORE

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