Can Maxillomandibular Advancement surgery (MMA/BIMAX) be performed without braces?
5 months ago
I previously had braces roughly 5 years ago as a teenager and my teeth are still straight. I believe my bite is fine with no malocclusion. However of my jaws are somewhat recessed and I am looking into MMA surgery for aesthetic concerns. Will I be required to get braces again?
Doctor Answers 1
Facial surgery without braces
Yes, very common if you understand that the 'bite' won't be different. An experienced Maxillofacial surgeon is the best option in that case.
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