Corrective Jaw Surgery
Various abnormalities in the face and jaw may cause discomfort, embarrassment, or difficulty chewing and speaking. “Orthognathic” means “straight jaws.” Corrective jaw surgery is called orthognathic surgery. It corrects jaw and facial deformities.
Our Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons can reposition the facial bones to restore proper function and facial appearance.
Ottawa’s Corrective Jaw Surgery Experts
Jaw surgery, scientifically termed orthognathic surgery or “straight jaws,” is a transformative procedure at Argyle Associates. Designed to rectify facial and jaw abnormalities causing discomfort, embarrassment, or functional challenges, this surgery is essential for enhancing both aesthetic and functional aspects of patients’ lives. These abnormalities can be hereditary or acquired through disease or injury.
Jaw Surgery: Transforming Lives with Precision
Our skilled Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons specialize in repositioning facial bones, seamlessly restoring proper function and enhancing facial aesthetics. What sets our approach apart is the integration of cutting-edge digital dentistry technology, revolutionizing the jaw surgery experience. This advanced technology ensures a smoother, more precise, and highly controlled corrective jaw procedure compared to traditional mechanical and electrical methods.
Digital Dentistry: Redefining Surgical Precision
Digital dentistry, incorporating computer-controlled components, empowers our surgeons to achieve unparalleled precision, offering patients a superior and more comfortable surgical journey. If you are considering corrective jaw surgery, embark on a transformative path by scheduling a consultation with Argyle Associates. Our dedicated team will guide you through the process, providing insights into how this innovative procedure can significantly improve both the form and function of your jaw, ultimately enhancing your overall well-being.
Corrective Jaw Surgery FAQ
To alleviate the challenges associated with face or jaw abnormalities, jaw surgery emerges as a viable solution. The severity of these abnormalities often leads to discomfort, embarrassment, or difficulties in daily functions like chewing and speaking. Orthognathic surgery serves as a transformative remedy, effectively addressing these issues and enhancing overall comfort. Whether inherited through genetics or resulting from injury or disease, these abnormalities find comprehensive evaluation and tailored solutions at Argyle Associates. Our dedicated team meticulously assesses each case, offering a nuanced understanding of whether jaw surgery aligns with individual needs and objectives.
If you are suffering from a jaw abnormality, we will be able to determine whether jaw surgery is right for you. Book a consultation with us today.
For severe cases of obstructive sleep apnea, a corrective jaw surgery called maxillomandibular advancement (MMA) is used. A surgeon will reposition the upper and lower jaws to prevent the tongue and other soft tissues from blocking the airway during sleep.
Book a consultation with our clinic today if you are suffering from sleep apnea.
Yes, all corrective jaw surgeries are performed while you’re under general anaesthetic in a hospital, ambulatory surgical centre, or at one of our Argyle Associates surgical suites across Ottawa.
If you would like to know more about the corrective jaw surgery process with Argyle Associates, contact us today.
Jaw surgery offers a transformative impact on different facets of your life. Following the procedure, your jaws attain a more balanced, functional, and healthy position. While the primary objective is to enhance bite and jaw function, jaw surgery can also bring about positive changes in speech and appearance.
If you would like to know whether corrective jaw surgery is right for you, contact our clinic today.
The recovery duration following jaw surgery varies among individuals. While some procedures allow for same-day discharge, others may require up to 2 days in the hospital. Most individuals can resume work or school 1-3 days post-surgery. Full recovery typically spans 9-12 months, and adhering to Argyle Associates’ post-operative guidelines is crucial for optimal outcomes during this period.
If you would like to know more about recovering from jaw surgery, contact our clinic today.