If you or your child has discrepancies or disproportions of the upper and lower jaws, and related structures, segmental jaw surgery can help you. Some of these discrepancies and disproportions include bite abnormalities, improper alignment of the lips, trouble with eating and speaking, facial imbalance, snoring or breathing problems, and pain in the jaw joints.
Our interdisciplinary surgical team at the Yale Maxillofacial and Orthognathic Surgery Program will work with your orthodontist or, if needed, one we provide, to create a comprehensive treatment plan to:
- Maximize your ability to speak, eat, and chew
- Enhance your facial symmetry and appearance
- Balance your jaw/face position
- Minimize sleep apnea and snoring
- Relieve jaw joint pain