Dr. Stephen Schendel
Craniofacial and Maxillofacial Surgery

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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.

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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