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At Goodman Orthodontics, we are committed to providing exceptional orthodontic care to help patients young and old achieve a healthy, stunning smile. From New York braces to Invisalign and beyond—we always go above and beyond to provide your family with the quality of care you deserve. For those patients who may have a more complex orthodontic case, your Manhattan orthodontist is proud to specialize in corrective jaw surgery. Keep reading to learn more.
Corrective jaw surgery (orthognathic surgery) treats and corrects abnormalities of the facial bones, specifically the jaws and the teeth. Often, these abnormalities cause difficulty associated with chewing, talking, sleeping, and other routine activities. Orthognathic surgery corrects these problems and, in conjunction with orthodontic treatment, will improve the overall appearance of the facial profile.
Your New York orthodontist uses the latest in digital imaging technology to demonstrate the overall functional and aesthetic benefits of orthognathic surgery. Computerized treatment planning minimizes treatment times, recovery periods and the overall efficacy of your surgery. State-of-the-art materials such as titanium plates and miniature screws provide stability, strength and predictability to your treatment. These advances in technology, procedures and equipment reduce post-surgical recovery time, so that patients can return to their normal routines soon after the surgery.
In some cases, jaw surgery can be avoided if orthodontic treatment can correct the problem. New York braces along with the latest advances in orthodontics makes this possible for some patients. Your Riverdale orthodontist will determine whether orthognathic surgery is the correct treatment option for you.
If you or a family member is experiencing difficulties with chewing, speaking, and other simple activities due to an abnormal smile, contact your Riverdale orthodontist today to schedule a consultation and find out how we can correct the problem. As your trusted New York orthodontist, we at Goodman Orthodontics look forward to the opportunity to provide you with a healthy, beautiful and fully-functional smile. If you have any questions on New York Invisalign, braces, or jaw surgery, contact us today, and we’ll be happy to help. We can’t wait to hear from you soon!