It is the general name given to surgical procedures performed to correct this condition in cases where the lower and upper jaw are skeletally incompatible. It can be done because of many situations. Orthodontics and surgical treatment are often applied together. The operation is performed under general anesthesia. The patient remains in the hospital for 1 night after the operation. Their contribution to patients is extremely high aesthetically and functionally,
What are the symptoms of jaw deformity?
- Face asymmetry
- Overgrowth or incompetent growth of jaws
- Open bite
How is sleep apnea treated?
For the treatment of sleep apnea, prostheses are made that will allow you to position the lower jaw in front. In this way, patients can breathe more comfortably in their sleep.
In cases where apnea prostheses are not sufficient, a more permanent solution is provided to patients by taking the lower and upper jaw forward with maxillofacial surgery.