Do I Have to Get Braces for Corrective Jaw Surgery?
- Asked by Jesslaure in Chicago, IL
- 1 year ago
Or can i get corrective jaw surgery alone?
Braces or invisalign is needed for the best corrective jaw surgery
While surgery can be done without orthodontic treatment, it's not ideal. When surgery is performed, the top and bottom teeth need to be coordinated in good alignment so they can fit together. If it's the braces you're worried about, surgery can be done with Invisalign being used to align the teeth and temporary anchorage devices being used during the surgery. These are also called mini screws. Braces give us the best control but options do exist. Best of luck!
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