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Jaw Surgery - Issaquah, WA

Restore a
Functional Bite

Dr. Dhaliwal
"Our ultimate goal is to achieve facial balance"

Expert Corrective Jaw Surgery

If you’re living with serious jaw problems, the debilitating consequences can diminish your day-to-day life. Eating and speaking are painful and difficult. You have jaw and joint paint, sore facial muscles, and headaches. An unbalanced facial appearance, protruding jaw, or recessed chin make it a struggle to feel confident and attractive. The relieving news is that the solution to your chronic and sometimes complex functional and cosmetic issues can frequently be solved with corrective jaw surgery in Issaquah, WA. If your jaw pain is keeping you from living a comfortable, functional, and confident life, it may be time to meet with an oral surgeon.

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Who needs orthognathic surgery?

People who can benefit from orthognathic surgery include those with an improper bite, or jaws that are positioned incorrectly. Jaw growth is a gradual process and in some instances, the upper and lower jaws may grow at different rates. The result can be a host of problems that may affect chewing function, speech, or long-term oral health and appearance. Injury to the jaw and birth defects can also affect jaw alignment. Orthodontics alone can correct bite problems when only the teeth are involved. Orthognathic surgery may be required for the jaws when repositioning is necessary.

Difficulty in the following areas should be evaluated:

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Technology & Orthognathic Surgery

Dr. Dhaliwal uses modern computer-aided techniques and three-dimensional models to show you exactly how your surgery will be approached. Using comprehensive facial x-rays and computer video imaging, we can show you how your bite will be improved and even give you an idea of how you’ll look after surgery. This helps you understand the surgical process and the extent of the proposed treatment. If you are a candidate for corrective jaw surgery, Dr. Dhaliwal will work closely with your dentist and orthodontist during your treatment. The actual surgery can move your teeth and jaws into a new position that results in a more attractive, functional, and healthy dental-facial relationship. A patient getting a panoramic x-ray of her jaw

Whats To Expect

Patient Story

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