Surgical Orthodontics

Orthodontists are trained to assess facial balance and harmony.

In some cases, severe asymmetries or imbalances in their upper or lower jaw may not be aesthetically managed by influencing facial growth, or there may be inadequate growth available, and adjunctive surgery may be required.

Your orthodontist works together with a specialist Oral-Maxillofacial Surgeon to coordinate the teeth and jaws to fit together in harmony.



Frequently Asked Questions

At Smile Hawthorn, we are always ready to answer queries you have about orthodontics.

Some more commonly asked questions can be found here

FAQ - Orthodontics

The information contained on this website is general in nature and does not take into account your personal situation. Any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks. You should consider whether the information is appropriate to your needs, and where appropriate, seek advice from a dental professional.

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