Who is a good candidate for orthognathic surgery?

Dustin S. Burleson, DDS
Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
Those who may be a good candidate for orthognathic surgery usually have misaligned jaws, bite problems, and their face may be off balance. Due to these problems with the jaw, they may have difficulty eating, as well as speaking. But the re-shaping of the face through the orthognathic surgery can address all these issues at the same time. It even reaches people on a deeper level, giving them the confidence and comfort of which they have most likely always fell short.

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