Our surgeons regularly provide corrective jaw surgery for individuals born with overbites or underbites. Orthognathic means “straight jaws” and the goal of orthognathic surgery is to realign the jaws so that teeth are able to come together properly. This procedure is often performed in conjunction with an orthodontist.
The list to the right is an abridged list of the most common jaw alignment surgery related topics managed by the highly trained, diverse group of specialists at HNSA. It is for patient information only and is not meant to be all-inclusive.