Upper West Side Dentist | Upper West Side dental care | NY | Orthognathic Surgery

Daniel J. Gattegno, DMD
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173 West 81st Street (Between Amsterdam and Columbus)
Suite 1E, Manhattan, New York, NY 10024 | 212-724-2195

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Orthognathic Surgery
 

Orthognathic surgery is typically performed by oral and maxillofacial surgeon or a craniofacial surgeon, with an orthodontist assisting.  The purpose of Orthognathic surgery is to ensure that the necessary structure exists in the mouth so that the orthodontic treatment will be successful. Orthognathic surgery usually involves the jaw bones, where modifications are done by cutting the bones of the mandible or maxilla and putting them back together properly aligned. The surgery is performed under general anesthetic and the teeth are wired together after surgery so the jaw can heal correctly. Usually, the incisions are made inside the mouth and not in the skin.

 
 
 
Upper West Side Manhattan dentist. Dr. Daniel J. Gattegno provides Dental Hygiene & Preventive Care, Emergency Dental Care, Cosmetic Dentistry including but not limited to Dental Implants, Dentures, Zoom Teeth Whitening, Dental Bonding and much more to the following locations: Upper West Side, Central Park West, Central Park South, Riverside Drive, 10011, 10018, 10021,10023, 10024, 10025, 10026, 10027 and surrounding areas.