Corrective Jaw Surgery

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Presentation:

50 year old male with an extreme malocclusion complaining of difficulty chewing and speaking clearly as well as excessive snoring.

Orthodontist:   
Michael DeLuca, DMD, MS
 
 

Diagnosis:

  • Sleep Apnea
  • Extreme Brodie bite (posterior scissor bite)
  • Dental cross-bite
  • Maxillary asymmetry
  • Mandibular hypoplasia and asymmetry
 

Treatment Solution:

  • Pre-surgical orthodontics
  • Orthognathic (jaw) surgery 
  • Single-piece Le Fort I osteotomy
  • Bilateral mandibular osteotomies
  • Autogenous iliac crest bone graft
  • Sliding genioplasty
  • Osseous recontouring
  • Post-surgical orthodontics

 

 

Presentation:

23 year old male complaining of a bad bite, speaking with a lisp and difficulty when biting and chewing his food. 

 Orthodontist: 
 David Seligman, DMD
 

Diagnosis:

  • Skeletal open-bite
  • Dental cross-bite
  • Maxillary hypoplasia
  • Mandibular hyperplasia
  • Mandibular asymmetry
 

Treatment Solution:

  • Pre-surgical orthodontics
  • Orthognathic (jaw) surgery 
  • Single-piece Le Fort I osteotomy
  • Bilateral mandibular osteotomies
  • Post-surgical orthodontics

 

 

Presentation:

17 year old female complaining of a bad bite, speaking with a lisp and difficulty when biting and chewing her food. 

 Orthodontist:   
Shivani Patel, DMD, MS
 

Diagnosis:

  • Dental cross-bite
  • Maxillary hypoplasia
  • Mandibular hyperplasia
 

Treatment Solution: