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Jaw Surgery - British Orthodontic Society Website
Orthognathic surgery is an operation to reposition the jaws. The operation aims to correct imbalance between the upper and lower jaws which will enable the teeth to bite together correctly; this also has the benefit of balancing and enhancing the facial appearance.
Below are links to the BOS - British Orthodontic Society website which offers excellent video information.
Top Jaw Surgery (maxillary Osteotomy) Bottom Jaw Surgery (Mandibular Osteotomy)
Double Jaw Surgery (Bimaxillary Osteotomy) Other types of Jaw Surgery