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Face and Jaw Surgery

Jaw joint surgery

08/30/2007

Question:

My 21 year old daughter has a degenerative jaw joint (only on one side). Her orthodontist is recommending corrective surgery. What are the alternatives?

Answer:

Unfortunately, you have not provided enough information for me to be able to provide you with an answer. If you could resubmit more detailed information, I would be happy to try to answer it.

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Response by:

Guillermo  E Chacon, DDS Guillermo E Chacon, DDS
Formerly:
Associate Professor of Dentistry
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University