Overbite + Orthognathic Surgery

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Orthoganthic Surgery or Braces for Gummy Smile and Overbite?

I am getting braces, lingual on the top and regular on the bottom. Some doctors have said I need orthognathic surgery but I've also had a few tell... READ MORE

Is orthognathic surgery possible while not wearing braces? (photos)

When I was much younger I had braces twice to correct my overbite. The orthodontist recommended orthognathic surgery, but my parents felt I was too... READ MORE

Would You Recommend Jaw Surgery? (photo)

Im 18 and have had braces for 7 months now. I got my braces to correct 2 crossbites, cuspid& 3rd molar, My crossbites are corrected but now I have... READ MORE

Fixing an Overbite. Ortho Says She Needs Jaw Surgery?

My daughter was diagnosed with an overbite which I was told could be corrected by braces. Approximately 18 months into her treatment my orthodontist... READ MORE

Do I need absolutely need orthognathic surgery to fix my asymmetrical face, overbite, crossbite and TMJ? (Photo)

I went to a new dentist last year to get a routine checkup. She said that I needed braces to fix my problematic teeth. She also said that I needed... READ MORE

Do I need jaw surgery to correct my overbite? What other options do I have? (photo)

I have a class II overbite and currently have braces on .I was 17 when I had them put on, my treatment plan is for 34 months. It is january 3 2014 and... READ MORE

Will correcting an overbite change my face for the better?

I have a pretty bad overbite and I was wondering if I got it corrected, would it make me look better? Also my upper and lower teeth seem to hit each... READ MORE

Had Lower Jaw Surgery to Correct my Bite, but Not Did Move my Chin? (photo)

Hello I had lower jaw surgery to correct my overbite in 2000 but I am wondering why they didn't move a piece of my chin forward as well? It does... READ MORE

Do You Suggest Orthognathic Surgery or Rhinoplasty To Enhane My Profile? Or Both? (photo)

Hi, I have a large nose and an overbite, I think overall my side profile is not very appealing. Although I have an overbite, I still have quite a... READ MORE

Do you think I need jaw surgery? Would insurance cover it in my case? (Photo)

I had braces for 3 years but my teeth were slanted in to compensate for my overbite. Unhappy, I found a new ortho who put me in invisilign. He says I... READ MORE

Does jaw surgery fix openbite and overbite?

I have a very recessed jaw (17 year old male) and also a large openbite and overbite. My parents are wondering if I can get a chin implant now, and... READ MORE

I would like to fix my jaw alignment and my appearance. What are my options? (Photo)

Hi! I am a mouth breather, have a bad overbite, it is not natural for me to close my mouth, and my chin is recessive. I would love to correct this... READ MORE

Do I Need Jaw Surgery for over Bite?

I'm 27 ,I've had 3 sets of braces, each time my teeth seem to shift back into an overbite. Feels like all the pressure when I close my mouth is on my... READ MORE

Do I need jaw surgery to fix an overbite and slightly misaligned jaw?

I have a 50% overbite and a 6mm overjet due to skeletal problems. My bottom jaw is too far back with makes me have a weak chin. My bottom jaw also go... READ MORE

My neck basically runs into my chin and I have very little jawline? (photo)

I have very little fat or sagging skin on my neck and I just had my lower jaw brought forward with orthognathic surgery (because I had an overbite).... READ MORE

Should a 16 Year Old Be Forced to Have Jaw Advancement Surgery?

Oral surgeon and orthodontist recommend jaw advancement surgery to correct a 6MM overbite. Reasons are cosmetic and to avoid some POTENTIAL long term... READ MORE

What Are my Options to Fix my Jaw Line? (photo)

I've seen a TMJ specialist and he said that it could be the leading factor that caused my jaw line to shift to one side. As I have problems... READ MORE

How Long Until Elastics Fix my Overjet/open Bite? (photo)

I had upper jaw surgery to correct my open bite/overjet 8 weeks ago. I went to the orthodontist last week and she gave me really strong elastics to... READ MORE

Is Jaw Surgery Needed for 5 Mm Overbite? Any Alternatives?

Hi, i'm 15 years old and have a 5mm overbite. I don't wish to go for extractions as I've read some articles regarding pulling teeth as a... READ MORE

Do I Need Jaw Surgery for my Crossbite? Is It Severe? (photo)

Lately I've been noticing how my teeth have changed. My bottom jaw is a lot smaller than my top. I have a deep overbite and a crossbite? Should I make... READ MORE

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