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Maxillary Osteotomy

The operation is undertaken through an incision made in the gum above the teeth in the upper jaw. There are no incisions made on the face. The upper jaw is then cut with a small saw to allow it to be broken in a controlled manner.


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Orthognathic Surgery

“Surgery to create straight jaws” is the literal meaning of orthognathic surgery. It is usually undertaken to improve both the function and appearance of the upper and lower jaws, the teeth and the facial appearance as a whole.


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Mandibular Osteotomy

The operation is undertaken through an incision made at the back of the mouth in the gum by the molar teeth to gain access to the jaw. The lower jaw is then cut in an oblique fashion with a small saw to allow it to be broken in a controlled manner.


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