Jaw surgery

Written by: Dr. José Ignacio Iriarte Ortabe
Published: | Updated: 23/02/2018
Edited by: Top Doctors®

Orthognathic surgery is a field of oral and maxillofacial surgery that aims to restore facial harmony and masticatory function. By movements of the bones of the face perfectly planned three-dimensionally, the patient will refund your ideal facial proportions improving their self esteem and their relationship with their environment.

 

Orthognathic surgery as a solution

Orthognathic surgery Patients who come to my office in Mallorca do because they notice that something in his face that he is not going well: o have a problem of dental occlusion and do not bite well or find that her jaw, her nose, her cheeks, her chin, They have a disproportionate appearance from the rest of your face, or are offset generating a facial asymmetry.

The too narrow or too gummy smile can also be corrected by orthognathic surgery, and those dental problems can not correct position orthodontics.

 

Orthognathic surgery treatment

To achieve the best results for each patient individually, I rely on a thorough clinical and photographic studio, which allows me to make a pre-surgical planning, in addition to applying the technology of facial revolutionary virtual 3D planning. From the data obtained by the TAC of the face and by using sophisticated software virtual surgical planning, you can move the operating room with absolute precision and security the facial change proposed and agreed with each of my patients.

 

Results of orthognathic surgery

For all the benefits of orthognathic surgery my patients have to be very motivated. Change facial shape can be a lengthy process, including major surgery and you need a recovery period. The surgical experience, the proper use of technology and the emphasis on controlling inflammation are my basis for excellent and quick recovery after surgery. In most cases it is necessary to associate orthodontic treatment to ensure the stability of long-term changes and proper dental relationship.

Many of my patients come from orthodontic clinics, where they explain that they can not chew well without surgery. Orthognathic surgery not only possible to correct the dental problem, but also achieved excellent results for the proportions and symmetry of the face.

Orthognathic surgery is the best tool to improve facial and dental aesthetics, and combined surgical experience with the use of the latest technology make it the most accurate and safe for patients.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

By Dr. José Ignacio Iriarte Ortabe
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Dr. Jose Ignacio Iriarte Ortabe is a specialist in maxillofacial surgery with a long and distinguished career as a professional, educational, academic and author of numerous book chapters and conference publications, as well as numerous awards and scholarships for their professional work. He is currently Head of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinic Rotger, combines with his work activity in public health.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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