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Benefits of Surgery

Restore Appearance

The Downside of Surgery

Upper Jaw Surgery

  • Nasal bleeding and congestions that is temporary

  • Chronic sinusitis that may occur the first year or two

  • Numbness of cheek and upper lip regions but gradually comes back after several months

  • Anesthesia complications

  • Bleeeding and possible need for blood transfusion

  • Infection as the surgery is through the mouth

  • Bite may not remain stable and require another surgery or prolonged orthodontics.

  • Dental injury (root canal or implant)

  • Problems with plates or screws that require removal.

  • Unpredictable surgical complications

  • Not every complication can be listed

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