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What Are the Benefits of Oral And Maxillofacial Surgery?

Posted on 12/1/2023 by Weo Admin
Diagram of a tooth replaced with a dental implantThe jaw is a structure that supports the face. Misaligned jaws can impact your overall health. Protruding or receding jaws can cause emotional and other psychological problems. Maxillofacial surgery helps fix these issues. Surgeons use wires, plates, bands, and screws to repair your jaws. The surgery makes your face look better and has other benefits. These include:

Improves Speech

Jaw and teeth misalignment can affect how you speak. This is crucial for kids who are still learning how to talk and say words correctly. Maxillofacial surgery can improve speech and reduce any discomfort.

Restores Chewing Function

Misaligned jaws can make it difficult to swallow or chew food. Maxillofacial surgery corrects these issues, making eating more comfortable.

Eliminate Joint Pain

A misaligned jaw can lead to long-lasting jaw pain. Maxillofacial surgery can bring relief from this pain. Furthermore, jaw misalignment can keep your mouth open and cause your teeth to become crooked, putting pressure on them. After jaw surgery, this pressure is relieved, and you will feel more comfortable.

Relief from Headaches

A misaligned jaw often leads to severe pain and headaches. This occurs due to strain on the jaw joint and surrounding muscles. Corrective jaw surgery can alleviate this pain, potentially reducing the need for painkillers.

Improvement in Sleep

Individuals with protruding or recessed jaws often encounter sleep and breathing difficulties. Maxillofacial surgery can help address problems like sleep apnea. This can disrupt your sleep, reduce focus, and daytime fatigue. The condition can lead to daytime fatigue, poor sleep quality, and lack of concentration. Surgery can help to fix these issues. It leads to better sleep and increased energy for daily activities.

Improved Mental Health

Individuals with misaligned jaws may have psychological problems like low self-esteem and social anxiety. Moreover, ongoing pain can lead to crankiness, annoyance, and sadness. Correcting jaw issues can enhance mental and emotional well-being. Consequently, these individuals will be more at ease in social situations.
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