TMJ + Orthognathic Surgery

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Chin Implant Vs Orthognathic Surgery for Receded Chin?

I have noticed my chin is receded in pictures so I started looking into a slight chin implant. The more look into it, it has dawned on me that this... READ MORE

Any ideas on how to go about making it CLEAR to insurance it is medically necessary to get this surgery? (photo)

I have been denied about 4 times by insurance saying this isn't a covered benefit and then they go on about tmj. I don't have tmj. It is clearly... 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

Underdeveloped Jaw Surgery? Possibly Also Have TMJ, How to Get Insurance to Pay for It?

Im 16,I currently have braces,I was about to get them off a couple of days ago,but my mom(who is a hygienist)didnt think my teeth were ready so she... READ MORE

Uneven Jaw Possibly Due to TMJ? (photo)

I'm 22, and my jaw has grown like this since puberty. At around age 12 I hurt my jaw while chewing something really large. After the injury it would... READ MORE

Jaw Surgery for Gummy Smile, Receding Profile, and Lip Incompetence? (photo)

Possible surgical procedures for the following? Bad lip incompetence at rest, closing lips causes visible chin strain Receding side... READ MORE

Many Asymmetries, Orthognathic Surgery to Fix? (photo)

Hi - I have several asymmetries on my face (uneven eye, crooked nose, sunken side) and I think they are all mostly due to an uneven Jaw. My TMJ clicks... 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

Is jaw surgery worth it for this issue? Mouth Breather. Can't close lips. How to improve the look of vertical grown face?(Photo)

Excuse my grammar. My mouth is always open (orange peel chin/worse after braces) & it seems I have a bit of long face syndrome (people say I resemble... READ MORE

I Have TMJ and Every Time I Open my Mouth the Left Side of my Jaw Pops I Don't Have Any Pain. What Can I Do?

What can I do for this problem? I gone to the chiropractor but, I see no difference. READ MORE

Need help for Class 2 dental and skeletal malocclusion and severe overjet at Age 40. (Photo)

I am 40 years old and throughout my life, had a problem of extreme overbite. I have an impacted canin which is still there and very deep. I went to... READ MORE

Slanted teeth/lopsided lips/offset chin/tmj- all one problem? Braces? Surgery? (Photo)

TMJ since 17 (right side) but then I started being in more pictures and noticed things. No pain, but I do clench at night and put my tongue between my... READ MORE

Is there insurance out there that can cover the majority of the cost? (Photo)

So I have TMJ and going to need jaw surgery. My orthodontist said that the surgery would probably cost around $30k. I don't have that! I'm feeling... READ MORE

Do I need lower jaw surgery or double jaw surgery?? (photos)

My surgeon says that lower jaw surgery will fix my function issues and that my upper jaw is in a good place. But I am very unhappy with my gummy smile... READ MORE

My jaw has been locked closed for about 2 days. It will only open an inch. Before I could pop it and it would work great.

This started 5 days ago. i would wake up and my jaw would require my to open it a particular way in which it would "pop" and then it would have full... 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

Asymmetrical Face. What Do You Recommend? (photo)

I am a little concerned about abnormal amount of asymmetry in my face. I took a few blows to the jaw a few years ago and was diagnosed with tmj. I'm... READ MORE

Does TMJ cause facial asymmetry or is it the other way around? (Photo)

Question for any oral surgeons out there. I have TMJ on the right (with very slight condyle flattening) along with a moderate overbite (40%) and my... READ MORE

What Do You Recommend for a More Feminine Jaw Line? I Have Prominent Submandibular Glands (photo)

I have very prominent submandibular glands. I get a muscular 'bullfrog' effect in my submandibular area by pressing my toungue against the... READ MORE

I'm 23 years old with an uneven bite/jawline, and a long, asymmetrical face: What can I do to fix it? (photo)

I currently suffer from TMJ, crooked teeth, and a misaligned bite. From what I understand, after I go about having my bite fixed, the next... READ MORE

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