Before The Surgery

TEAM

  • Orthodontist  (Aligning Teeth)

  • Surgeon (Reposition Jaw Bones)

  • Speech Pathologist  (Speech Sounds)

  • Sleep Medicine  (Airway)

  • Psychologist (Stress of Surgery, Recovery, Social)

OBJECTIVE STUDIES
  • Initial 2D and 3D Photographs

  • Initial 3D X-rays

  • Initial Dental models/ Digital Scan

  • Speech Study:  Naso-endioscopy  [Optional]

  • Airway Study: Naso-rhinometry  [Optional]

  • Airway Study: Sleep Study [Optional]

3D X-Rays
Dental Casts
PRE-SURGERY ORTHODONTICS
  • Lower jaws wisdom teeth removed for Lower Jaw Surgery 6-8 months before Surgery

  • Other teeth may need to be extracted as directed by your orthodontist

  • Align the Upper Teeth 

  • Align the Lower Teeth

  • Coordinate the Upper and Lower Teeth so that they fit at the Time of the Surgery

Begin Ortho
12-18
months
Ready for Surgery ?

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