Aesthetic Reconstructive Jaw Surgery and Dental Implants Blog / Braces

Can Invisalign be used with Corrective Jaw Surgery in Singapore?


One of the common bugbears of orthognathic patients is the need to have braces for two years or more. Many of them are young adults with an active social life and having metal tracks in the mouth is not exactly a positive fashion statement. Invisalign, a system of transparent orthodon …

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Will I Need Braces and Corrective Jaw Surgery?

Corrective jaw surgery – or orthognathic surgery – is done to correct problems with oral function and/or appearance issues caused by jaws that are poorly aligned. Poor jaw alignment can be caused by jaws that are mismatched in size due to uneven jaw growth, or jaws that are shaped or …

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Can I Have Corrective Jaw Surgery Without Orthodontic Treatment?

Corrective jaw surgery – also called orthognathic surgery – is done to correct jaws that are misaligned or have grown unevenly, causing problems with oral function and/or appearance. It is generally a collaborative process, involving a Singapore oral and maxillofacial surgeon, an orth …

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Braces vs. Jaw Surgery for Underbite in Singapore

Underbite is a condition in which the teeth do not align properly, with the bottom teeth overlapping the top ones when the mouth is closed. This condition can be caused by irregularities in the positioning of the teeth, which is called a dental underbite, or by jaws that are misaligne …

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Why Braces Aren't Always Enough to Fix an Underbite

An underbite – technically called a class III malocclusion – is when a person's lower jaw protrudes. This results in a prominent chin and lower teeth that are positioned in front of upper teeth when the mouth is closed. Often, dental underbite – related to tooth positioning – can be f …

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