Orthognathic Surgery(Jaw Surgery):

The purpose of orthognathic surgery/corrective jaw surgery is to correct functional and cosmetic problem that are due to underlining jaw deformities. It is often the treatment solution in cases where the bite problem is so severe that orthodontic braces alone arenít enough to correct the problem or where orthodontics alone would compromise oneís facial appearance.

Cosmetic jaw surgery is performed on the bones of the jaw to change their position. It may be indicated for functional, cosmetic or health reason. Surgery can be carried out on the upper jaw, lower jaw and chin under general anaesthesia. One of the most rewarding aspects of orthognathic surgery is improved appearance and self-esteem.