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4 Tips to Help You Prepare For Corrective Jaw Surgery

Preparing for your jaw surgery is a very important part in ensuring a smooth experience and recovery process. Here are a few tips that can help you make sure you are as ready as possible:   Maintain a healthy diet: It’s important to be in good physical health before undergoing any type of surgery. A […]

Preserving your Jaw after Extraction: Socket Preservation

If you come to see us for an extraction, you may hear us talking about “socket preservation” or ”ridge augmentation”, and you might be wondering, what is that?

Types of Jaw Surgery

Your jaw consists of two parts; the maxilla or upper jaw and the mandible or lower jaw . Sometimes these are misaligned and need to be put back into place for bite reasons, or for aesthetic purposes. Corrective jaw surgery straightens or aligns the jaw, and is often referred to as “orthognathic” surgery; “orthos” meaning […]