What’s it like: To get corrective jaw surgery

Corrective jaw surgery can help correct bite alignment when braces alone can’t do the job.

BY JACLYN COSGROVE Published: March 3, 2013
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Why get corrective jaw surgery?

Corrective jaw surgery, or orthognathic surgery, is performed to correct bone problems that exist within someone’s jaw that can’t be corrected with only braces on the teeth.

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