This treatment is needed when the jaw bones are in a severe discrepancy. In these exceptional circumstances, patients can’t successfully be treated by moving the teeth within the jaw bones; the jaw bones themselves require movement.
Surgical orthodontic treatment requires a team approach between two dental specialists, your orthodontist and your oral and maxillofacial surgeon. Working together, they can achieve the best possible outcome.
Whether the skeletal problem is the upper jaw, the lower jaw, or both jaws, we work to create a balanced facial appearance, a healthy bite and a broad smile.