How long will it take to recover from jaw surgery?

Performed by an oral surgeon, jaw surgery is a necessary procedure when deformed or misaligned jaws compromise oral function. Recovering from jaw surgery, like any other type of procedure, involves following post-operative instructions closely so that patients can heal as quickly as possible. Since everyone’s situation is unique and our bodies heal at different rates,…

When is jaw surgery recommended?

The jaw is a complex joint with a number of components that all must work together to move the jaw in the various ways that are necessary for chewing, speaking and other functions of the jaw. Furthermore, the structure of the jaw plays an important role in the smile’s aesthetics and when the upper and…