Underbite + Orthognathic Surgery

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Should I let my lower jaw move back or my upper jaw move forward? (photo)

My surgeon said there were 2 options for correcting an underbite. Should I let my lower jaw move back or my upper jaw move forward? what's the... READ MORE

How Do You Correct an Underbite on a 6 Yr Old?

My son is 6 years old and has a slight underbite. His dentist has suggested extracting the top 4 teeth and 2 of the bottom teeth (he has already lost... 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

Can an Underbite/deficient Upper Jaw Be Corrected in an Adult Without Surgery?

I had 2 upper premolars pulled as a child, and all wisdom teeth at 22. I now have a very narrow upper jaw which is 3mm behind my upper. I have... READ MORE

Do I need a lower jaw surgery or a double jaw surgery? (photo)

I would like a jaw surgery done to correct an underbite and protruding lower jaw. I have a long mid face too which may be corrected with jaw surgery.... READ MORE

Should I Seek a Second Opinion Regarding my Underbite? (photo)

I was went see an orthodontist and she said my underbite could have fix with braces when i was younger but now it can only be fix by jaw surgery... READ MORE

From which age is it allowed to have an underbite surgery?

So i am sixteen and would love to ask can i have my underbite surgery when i am 16 or is there a must too wait untill you are 18-21 ? second question... READ MORE

Dental Implants Before or After Orthognathic Surgery?

If you must have braces and orthognathic surgery to correct an underbite, and must have a dental implant for an unrelated reason, in which order would... READ MORE

Should I get underbite/ lowerbite correction surgery? (photos)

I have an underbite and it is (as you see in pictures) mild at least in my opinion, and when i went to an orthodontist at age 18-20 years, he said... READ MORE

Can I Get Complications 5 Months After a Le Forte 1 Osteotemy?

In May 2012, I had surgery to correct my under bite (Le Forte 1 Osteotemy). I took all extra precautions and made sure I didn't eat anything that... READ MORE

Double Jaw Surgery in South Korea? (Photo)

Hello, I am researching about getting my underbite fixed at ID Hospital in South Korea. I see them do extreme makeovers on a TV show with very... READ MORE

Can I get Orthognathic surgery and a jaw shave reduction at the same time? (photos)

I have a protruding jaw. I don't have underbite anymore. Braces fixed that but my jaw still protrudes. I would like on a single lower jaw orthognathic... READ MORE

What do I require? SARPE? (photos)

I am currently looking into having the "surgery first" method which would involve double jaw surgery to correct my open-bite and slight under-bite... READ MORE

Is Orthognathic Surgery What I Need to Help with my Extended Jaw? (photo)

The pictures I have here don't really show how unattractive this can be. I've been so adamant to deleting any profile pics of me that there are none... READ MORE

Should I get jaw surgery? Any alternatives? I'm am 19, have had braces for 6 years.

I have an underbite and my ortho gave me two options: I can get jaw surgery where they will saw my top jaw and move it forward, or I can stick with... READ MORE

Protruding Jaw Line with Severe Under Bite? (photo)

I have a long chin and my side profile really illustrates that point. Since I was a young man, I have wanted to address this issue. Is this a dental... READ MORE

Do I Need Jaw Surgery to Correct my Underbite?

I have an overbite. It is not so obvious but when I smile my upper teeth do overtake most my smile. I find it uncomfortable to chew certain foods... READ MORE

Do I Need Underbite Surgery? I Have a Class III Underbite but Could I Just Get "Camouflage" Orthodontic Treatment? (photo)

I have a Class III underbite and have been having consultations with an NHS hospital who have suggested braces then surgery as it is a skeletal issue.... READ MORE

Underbite Surgery Without Braces?

From what i understood the patient needs to have braces for a few years before the surgery. If i'm not wrong it's in order to align the top and bottom... READ MORE

I had double jaw surgery & chin reduction. Was my upper jaw moved too far forward? My face looks unbalanced/ chimp-like. (photo)

I was supposed to get this surgery 10 years ago but my mom declined so my underbite was fixed with braces. Years later, I developed severe TMD and... READ MORE

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