Orthognathic surgery is needed when the top and bottom jaws don't meet correctly and/or teeth don't adequately fit within the jaw.
The following are the most common causes for jaw bone deterioration and loss that may require a bone grafting procedure:
The procedure to place a dental implant takes 30 to 60 minutes for one implant and only 2 to 3 hours for multiple implants.
Oral and maxillofacial surgeons manage a wide variety of problems relating to the mouth, teeth, and facial regions.
Reno Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon, Christopher J. Galea, DDS, MD practices a full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery with expertise ranging from corrective jaw surgery to wisdom tooth removal. Dr. Galea and his team also diagnose and treat facial pain, facial injuries and TMJ disorders, and perform a full range of dental implant and bone grafting procedures.
Dr. Joseph McMullen, DDS, MD recently retired after practicing oral and maxillofacial surgery in Reno and surrounding areas for over 35 years. Visit our Meet the Doctors web page to learn more about Dr. Galea and Dr. McMullen.
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