Over a period of time, the jawbone associated with missing teeth atrophies or is reabsorbed.
A small amount of bleeding is to be expected following the operation.
TMJ (temporomandibular joint) disorders are a family of problems related to your complex jaw joint.
People with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) have disrupted sleep and low blood oxygen levels. When obstructive sleep apnea occurs, the tongue is sucked against the back of the throat.
Orthognathic surgery is needed when jaws don't meet correctly and/or teeth don't seem to fit with jaws. Teeth are straightened with orthodontics and corrective jaw surgery repositions a misaligned jaw.