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Orthognathic or jaw surgery in Piedras Negras - Maxillofacial surgeon

Orthognathic surgery is a specialized procedure used to correct a wide range of conditions affecting the jaw and facial structure. It is performed to address issues such as bite problems, facial asymmetry, TMJ, and breathing difficulties related to skeletal abnormalities.

The procedure may also involve the use of orthodontics to ensure that the teeth are properly aligned with the new jaw position.

Patients should expect to undergo general anesthesia for the duration of the procedure, which typically lasts several hours. After the surgery, patients may experience some swelling and discomfort, which can be managed with pain medication and cold compresses. A liquid or soft food diet is typically recommended for a period of time after the surgery to allow the jaw to heal.

With his exceptional skills and unwavering commitment to patient care, Dr. Villarreal can assist you in achieving a more functional and aesthetically pleasing facial bone structure. Whether you require corrective jaw surgery, facial trauma repair, or custom facial implants, Dr. Villarreal will work closely with you to develop a personalized treatment plan that aligns with your unique needs and goals. With his expertise and state-of-the-art techniques, Dr. Villarreal can help you achieve the beautiful and natural-looking results you desire while ensuring your comfort and safety throughout the entire process.
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Approximate times
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Orthognathic surgery
Hospital stay: 1 - 3 hrs.
Home recovery: 3 weeks
Total: 3 months
Note: Time may vary according to the specific patient procedure. All cases and treatments are different. For diagnosis and information contact one of our top clinics.
After surgery
On orthognathic surgery, out of town patients are cleared to fly after 7 - 14 days of surgery, and follow-ups can be scheduled with the maxillofacial surgeon after 7 - 14 days of orthognathic surgery.
Note: Follow-ups can be arranged as face-to-face or virtually. If needed, you can go to your primary care physician to remove sutures or get medication adjustments.
For estimates, please contact the clinic to request a consultation.
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