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Choosing Your Double Jaw Surgeon

Posted June 15, 2022 in Jaw Surgery

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Double jaw surgery is an advanced, highly specialized surgery that detaches and moves the upper jaw (maxilla) and lower jaw (mandible) into an anatomically correct position for improved aesthetics and jaw function. 

This surgery helps ensure optimal breathing as well as optimal aesthetics. (This can also be a cure for obstructive sleep apnea). 

Female doctor holding x-ray of mouth and jaw.

Who Should Perform Your Double Jaw Surgeon?

Double jaw surgery should only be performed by a very experienced and skilled oral, maxillofacial, plastic, and craniofacial surgeon. 

This surgeon should be board certified with advanced training in maxillofacial surgery, plastic surgery, and craniofacial surgery. 

Does Jaw Surgery Los Angeles Have a Multidisciplinary Team of Specialists for Double Jaw Surgery?

Specialists at Jaw Center Los Angeles include:

1. A board-certified maxillofacial surgeon, also dual board certified in plastic surgery and cranio-facial surgery

2. A board-certified otorhinolaryngologist (ENT specialist) with advanced training in nasal obstruction, sinus congestion, and obstructive sleep apnea

3. A board-certified orthodontist with advanced training in jaw and bite disorders, temporomandibular joint dysfunction, headache, facial pain, and obstructive sleep apnea.

Is Double Jaw Surgery Dangerous? 

Yes. Double Jaw surgery is a highly specialized surgery that should only be performed by a team of highly trained specialists with extensive experience in orthodontics, jaw, and bite disorders, ENT and sinus disorders, airway and sleep disorders, and facial aesthetics.

Best Double Jaw Surgeons in the United States

Unlike sports, there is no universally recognized best double jaw surgeon in the United States of America. 

More importantly, double jaw surgery is best performed and planned by a team of surgeons with extensive experience in maxillo-facial surgery, plastic surgery, and cranio-facial surgery. 

In addition, the team should include a board-certified orthodontist with extensive training and experience with jaw and bite disorders and orthognathic surgery. 

The team should also include a board-certified ear, nose and throat specialist (ENT) with extensive experience in airway and sinus disorders and obstructive sleep apnea.

Double jaw surgery is a highly specialized surgery of the upper jaw (maxilla) and lower jaw (mandible) and always impacts the teeth, jaw, bite, temporomandibular joints, airway, sinuses, nose, and the aesthetics of the face. This surgery also aids function of the stomatognathic apparatus, which allows for eating, biting, chewing and swallowing.

Interested in Double Jaw Surgery?

Jaw Surgery Los Angeles is a multidisciplinary medical center in Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, California specializing in jaw surgery, orthodontics, airway and sinus congestion, and airway and obstructive sleep apnea.

If you live within the greater Los Angeles area, please call our office at (310) 361-3363 or fill out our online contact form to schedule a consultation.

If you live out of state or abroad, please call (310) 361-3363 or fill out our online contact form to schedule a virtual consultation. We can also assist you with logistics and accommodation.