When Braces Aren’t Enough

Surgical orthodontics, also known as orthognathic surgery, is a type of orthodontic treatment used to correct severe cases that include bad bites, jaw bone, abnormalities, and malocclusion.

Dr. MaryEvan with a patient

About Surgical Orthodontics

Oral and maxillofacial surgery is one of the nine recognized dental specialties, and it focuses on treating complex craniofacial cases that involve the mouth, jaw, face, and skull.

If you need surgical orthodontics, Dr. Jim Thacker or Dr. MaryEvan Thacker will work with an oral and maxillofacial surgeon to ensure that you receive the best care possible.

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