Jaw Surgery

Re-shape Your Jaw to Eat, Sleep, Speak & Smile Better

What is Jaw Surgery?

Jaw surgery in Singapore is to treat facial or jaw conditions that affects structure, functions in eating, breathing and speech. Jaw Surgery is a common corrective option use together with Orthodontics to restore jaw’s appearance and functional bite.

Who needs Jaw Surgery?

People with severe under-bite, severe protrusion of upper teeth, severe open bite, crooked smile and excessive upper gum show when smile.

If you show any of these symptoms, a consultation with our maxillofacial oral surgeon can help you understand the condition and we will be able to advise you more on the treatment options available.

How is Jaw Surgery conducted?

Jaw surgery is performed in a hospital by a maxillofacial oral surgeon, under general anaesthesia. It will require 2-4 day of hospital stay. The length of surgery depends on upon the complexity of the case. Routine surgery on one jaw typically takes one to two hours. Surgery that involves multiple procedures may take as long as three to five hours.

What is reconstructive surgery?

Reconstructive surgery is a procedure to treat jaw injuries or jaw trauma. It depends on the severity, jaw injuries can affect a person’s facial appearance and even basic tasks like eating, talking or oral cleaning.

Who needs reconstructive surgery?

People with jaw injuries or jaw trauma and is having difficulty with basic jaw movement such as eating, talking and brushing of teeth.

If you show any of these symptoms, a consult with our maxillofacial oral surgeon can help you understand the condition and we will be able to advise you more on the treatment options available.

How is reconstructive surgery conducted?

Reconstructive surgery is performed in a hospital by a maxillofacial oral surgeon, under general anaesthesia. It will require 2-4 day of hospital stay. The duration of jaw surgery in Singapore varies, depending on the complexity of the procedure and the patient’s condition. Generally speaking, standard surgeries may take 1 to 2 hours, whereas surgeries that require more than one procedure at a time may take up to 3 to 5 hours.

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