Orthognathic Surgery in Houston

When orthodontics are not enough to correct the position of a jaw, orthognathic surgery may be the answer. This corrective surgery involves moving one or both jaws to create facial harmony. Often, this procedure is done in tandem with chin surgery.

With orthognathic surgery, jaws are wired together post-operatively to allow for proper healing. Orthodontics are also required to complete the final phase of treatment. In many cases, the facial plastic surgeon does not have to cut the skin on the face in order to perform this surgery because the incisions can be made inside the mouth.

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