Would I need jaw surgery? (Photo)
6 months ago
I am going to the orthodontist for a consultation and looking up braces now I'm wondering if I need jaw surgery. I can tell from photos I have plenty of issues overbite and overjet and maybe more.
Doctor Answers 1
Yes. You have a moderate "overbite" or class II occlusion. You need to see a surgeon to come up with a plan for orthodontics and jaw surgery. The total length of treatment is about 2 years.
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