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The Ultimate Guide For Orthognathic Surgery

by Delhi Craniofacialsurgery The Best Craniofacial Surgery Providers in Delhi |

Orthognathic surgery is a technique of correcting the jaw bone which involves moving the upper and lower jaw bone. This jaw surgery is performed to achieve the perfect facial appearance and more harmonious bite by lengthened and shorten the jaw, moves up or down and in or out. BLK clinic is well known to perform orthognathic surgery in Delhi at a very affordable cost.


The need for orthognathic surgery

Your face and jaw is the first thing you notice whenever you look in the mirror. When your jaw and teeth don’t meet correctly, its time to consult your doctor and ask about the surgeries that can be performed for jaw correction.

Jaw correction is needed when:

  • Your jaw and teeth don’t meet correctly.

  • When you are facing a problem while speaking, biting and breathing

  • When you are suffering from any periodontal (gum) health condition.

  • When you have an overbite and an underbite


How does the jaw correction surgery work?

The jaw correction surgery involves 3 main stages: Preoperative orthodontic treatment, surgery & post surgical orthodontic treatment.

  • The process of orthognathic surgery starts with a consultation with your doctor. Your surgeon will examine your jaw and determine if surgery is the best solution for your jaw problem.

  • Your doctor will then take a variety of x-rays and scans of your jaw in order to create a realistic model and plan your surgery.

  • Your doctor will perform the surgery according to the pre-prepared plan.

  • You may find the surgery time consuming but it is the only option to permanently correct your jaw.


Patient management at the time of surgery

Nutrition: Adequate intake of protein and calories are highly recommended to counteract the catabolic metabolism.  


Preservation of blood supply: Blood supply to the soft tissues (dental pulp) and the tooth should be preserved through maintenance of the attached soft tissue pedicle.


Preservation of bone, tooth and neurovascular structure: Preservation of tooth and bone structure is necessary to prevent the postoperative dental ankylosis.


Recovery from an orthognathic surgery

How healing and recovery experience be like? This is one of the main questions arises on a patient’s mind when it comes to undergoing jaw surgery. The complete recovery varies case to case.  

It completely depends on the length of the surgery and type of surgery you are undergoing. 2-3 days of hospital stay after surgery is normal in adults and an overnight stay is normal in children.

When it comes to pain, there may be some discomfort after surgery and they will completely disappear after a few days. Your surgeon will give you the prescription of some pain relief medications which will provide relief in jaw pain.

You might experience some swelling on your jaw area for at least 2 weeks after surgery but it will disappear after a few days. A complete recovery of your jaw bone will take approximately 3 months. Your surgeon will restrict you for 100% dairy products free liquid diet. Chewing will not be allowed immediately after surgery.

BLK clinic is the best suggestion if you are looking for a clinic for orthognathic surgery. The team of India’s topmost plastic surgeon, orthodontist and maxillofacial surgeons are available here to provide the best possible treatment.



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