Corrective Jaw Surgery Ask A Doctor Questions and Answers on LocateADoc.com

May
2001

Q&A: Do I have any options if my insurance company will not cover the repair of my under bite resulting in eating problems?

I have a bad underbite. I had a surgery consult, and had been planning on having the surgery at the end of June. They planned on moving my upper jaw forward and possibly moving the lower one back also. ... View full question & answer >>
Apr
2001

Q&A: The roof of my mouth is very narrow. What kind of procedures can be done to help make it more round?

David King, DDS Picture - LocateADoc.com Hello. The roof of my mouth is very narrow. What kind of procedures can be done to help make it more round? View full question & answer >>
Apr
2001

Q&A: What can I do outside of corrective jaw surgery to improve the appearance of my jaw if I have TMJ?

I have tmj and I don't like my physical appearance because of this disorder. Is there anything that can be done to help without having a major jaw surgery? View full question & answer >>
Jan
2001

Q&A: What are the likely side effects from jaw surgery to correct an over bite?

I am going to be getting a surgery on my jaw within the next 2 years. This surgery is to correct my over-bite, as my braces cannot. I was wondering what are the most common, and the possible but not so ... View full question & answer >>
Dec
2000

Q&A: Can lower jaw surgery fix a receded chin, help my snoring and are there risks and will I need orthodontics?

Doctor, I am a 35yr old male with a severly receeding chin/lower jaw. This not only looks terrible, but I'm told it probably causes my severe snoring. Can this be corrected by surgery, is it safe ... View full question & answer >>
Dec
2000

Q&A: When can I expect the numbness in my chin and lower lip to go away, resulting from a broken jaw two weeks ago?

I broke my jaw and suffered damage to the nerve running across the front of my jaw leaving my chin and bottom lip numb. what are the chances that the feeling will return to my chin and how long will it ... View full question & answer >>
Nov
2000

Q&A: What is the procedure to correct a severe overbite?

I have such a bad bite that the top of my bottom teeth are touching the back of my top teeth at the gum line when I close my mouth. This significantly impairs my breathing, especially at night. I want ... View full question & answer >>
Sep
2000

Q&A: What should I do if my right jaw now pops after I had jaw surgery on the left side?

I have been diagnosed with DJD left TMJ. I have had surgery to correct but now the right side is popping and clicking. I don't seem to be able to find a way to chew that I can control or eliminate ... View full question & answer >>
Sep
2000

Q&A: What should I do if I had jaw surgery for TMJ and now my other jaw is popping?

David King, DDS Picture - LocateADoc.com I have been diagnosed with DJD left TMJ. I have had surgery to correct but now the right side is popping and clicking. I don't seem to be able to find a way to chew that I can control or eliminate ... View full question & answer >>
Jun
2000

Q&A: What should I do if I have pain in both jaws, neck and shoulders and sever headaches and was diagnosed with TMJ?

I have been diagnosed with tmj with degenerative joint disease for the past 8 years. Over the past year my symtoms, pain in both jaws, neck and shoulders and sever headaches have increased greatly. I ... View full question & answer >>