Dr. Stephen Schendel
Craniofacial and Maxillofacial Surgery
650-353-7352

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jaw surgery to correct malocclusion

Procedure Details

This young woman sought treatment because her teeth did not fit correctly and this was causing facial pain. Based on this a diagnosis of a receded upper and lower jaw and chin was made. orthodontic treatment was performed and the jaws moved to the correct position by orthognathic surgery.
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jaw surgery,Palo Alto.

The upper jaw was shortened to reduce the gummy smile and advanced. The lower jaw was advanced a considerable distance as was the chin. In this process the teeth were moved into the correct position so that a nomral class I bite could be optained. In addition the facail aesthetics were improved.

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Dr. Schendel Plastic Surgery

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