Jaw (Orthognathic) Surgery

What is Jaw (Orthognathic) Surgery?

  • Jaw Surgery (also called Orthognathic surgery) is the orthopedic surgery of the jaws and face structure.
  • It is designed to reestablish a good dental occlusion – after the patient experienced skeletal disharmonies - and a facial and joint balance.
  • Indeed, it can also correct:
    • Orthodontic problems which are impossible to treat with braces.
    • TMJ (Temporomandibular Joint) problems
  • To summarize, Jaw (Orthognathic) Surgery is addressing the surgical correction of important disorders of Maxilla (Upper Jaw) or Mandible (Lower jaw)

What are the indications for Orthognathic Surgery?

Corrective Jaw Surgeries benefit patients who experience:
  • Difficulty chewing or swallowing,
  • TMJ pain,
  • Receding or protruding chin,
  • Abnormal wear of the teeth,
  • Bites disorders: Open bites, Overbites, Underbites
  • Insufficient growth of the Maxilla creating a Cleft Lip or Cleft Palate

Why Choose Us? Because

Because we have the Best “Orthognathic” Surgeons in Dubai

The Jaw (Orthognathic) Surgeries are performed by experienced Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons.

If you are in search of the best “Orthognathic” Surgeons in Dubai, then look no further than the Dome MedDental Clinic.

Our clinic is extremely proud of having two experts Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, both being among the top Surgeons in the world:

  • Dr Philippe CHANAVAZ is world-known mainly for his expertise in Dental Implantology, but he is also an expert in Orthognathic Surgery. He is teaching  Implantology and is International Lecturer in several countries (France, India, etc…) 

 To know more about Dr Philippe CHANAVAZ, Click here


  • Dr Pierre Jean BOULETREAU is world-known mainly for for his expertise in Orthognathic Surgery – Often considered and recognized as the No 1 in France. He has been teaching Orthognathic Surgery for years and he is currently Professor in French University (Lyon)

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General Anesthesia:

Our Clinic and Dr. Philippe and Pierre offer any Surgery under General Anesthesia in our contracted Partners Day Surgery Centre/Hospital in Dubai.
To know more about Anesthesia Choice for Dental Surgeries, Click here

Typical treatment steps:

  • Initial Detection of Jaw/Orthognathic disorder, generally after a visit to the Orthodontist.
  • Orthodontic Treatment carried out by our Specialist Orthodontics.
  • Jaw/Orthognathic Surgery carried out by one of our Expert Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon, after an initial thorough examination conducted by Dr Philippe CHANAVAZ. This Surgery – normally conducted under General Anesthesia - lasts around 1 to 3 hours. The patient needs to plan 2 to 3 days of hospitalization.
  • Orthodontic Treatment carried out by our Specialist Orthodontics.
  • Typically, this Post-surgery Orthodontic treatment lasts around 6 months.

Note: in very limited cases, Orthodontic treatment is not needed (example, Genioplasty)

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