Orthognathic Surgery

Orthognathic Surgery is an adjunct to orthodontic treatment that can help reshape the jaw and jaw position to help improve their form and function.
 
Some people are born with poorly aligned jaws.  Others develop problems as the bones grow or as a result of an injury.  Orthognathic surgery realigns facial bones, making the jaws work together better.  Surgery is only one part of the treatment process.  In most cases, treatment to move and straighten the teeth (orthodontics) is needed before and after surgery.  This combination of treatment can relieve the problems caused by teeth and jaws that are out of alignment.
 
Orthognathic surgery and related treatments can take time, often over a year.  Starting treatment and not completing it can leave you with more problems than before.  So a full commitment is necessary before treatment begins.
 
At the initial exam, Dr. Feldman can determine each individual's needs.  Please call our office today to schedule an appointment to discuss your individual concerns and interests!  We promise you will learn a lot!

What We Offer

  • A FREE orthodontic evaluation which includes a panoramic x-ray, digital images, and consultation with Dr. Feldman valued at $495.00.

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  • The American Association of Orthodontics recommends all children get a check-up with an orthodontic specialist no later than age 7

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  • "invisible braces" and even clear aligners result in braces that are a far cry from the “Ugly Betty” look.

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  • Braces have traditionally been considered mainly for children and teens. Today, more and more adults are aware of the benefits of adult treatment

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  • No more uncomfortable goo creating dental impressions at Feldman Orthodontics we offer digital patient impressions using the latest I-tero technology.

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  • Feldman Orthodontics is now a certified provider of custom Under Armour performance mouthwear!

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  • TMJ / TMD problems include tight muscles, joint inflammation, or teeth grinding.

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  • Cleft Palate is a facial deformity, so rare that most people have never heard of it, occurring 1 in 800 live births.

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  • You may be affected by sleep apnea if you... Are drowsy during the day with no explanation. Snore loudly or wake up breathless at night.

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  • Dr Feldman specializes in "Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics." Many are confused by the "dentofacial orthopedics". We can explain!

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  • Orthognathic Surgery is an adjunct to orthodontic treatment that can help reshape the jaw and jaw position to help improve their form and function.

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  • Craniofacial orthodontics is the sub-specialty of orthodontics focusing on the multidisciplinary treatment of patients with birth defects.

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  • Wearing retainers as instructed is the key to maintaining the success of orthodontic treatment. Patients may be advised to wear retainers full-time for the first six months after “active” treatment ends, with subsequent wear time reduced to night-time onl

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  • Conventional braces alone can take anywhere from a year and a half to four years to properly align and straighten your teeth. AcceleDent® Aura, a take-home orthodontic device, which resembles a sports mouth guard, is shaking things up among orthodontists.

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