Category Archives: Orthognathic Surgery

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Attending to the Bite with Orthognathic Surgery

Each person’s jaw develops at a unique rate. This rate of growth may not only differ from one person to another, but also from one jaw to another; meaning, the upper and lower jaws. When the upper and lower jaw do not develop a relative speed, a child may develop speech difficulties, chewing difficulties, and […]


Get the Facts (or the Jaw) Straight: Orthognathic Surgery

Whether you are having problems with your tooth or jaw alignment, in serious cases you might need to have orthognathic surgery. But what is it? What does this entail? And how exactly will it help you? We’re here to tell you all about this surgery that is fairly common and yet fairly unknown. What Does […]

  • Posted on: Jun 30 2015
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When Should You Get Orthognathic Surgery?

Orthognathic surgery, or corrective jaw surgery, is done by your oral and maxillofacial surgeon to treat various irregularities in your jaws and teeth. The surgery improves jaw alignment, speaking, chewing, breathing, and bite issues. Although some people choose the surgery as a cosmetic treatment to improve the appearance of the jaw area, it is usually […]

  • Posted on: Jan 15 2015
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Soft Food Ideas After Your Oral Surgery

Shortly after your oral surgery, you will most likely be told to consume a semi-liquid/soft diet to avoid hurting the surgical site as well as the incisions. Here at our Fort Lauderdale oral surgery practice, we recommend the following soft food ideas for a smoother and quicker recovery: Carbohydrates – mashed potatoes, risotto, porridge, bread […]

  • Posted on: Sep 30 2013
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Quick Guide on Nutrition Following Oral Surgery

An individual’s nutritional needs following oral surgery may need special attention. First, postoperative swelling may impede eating and swallowing, not to mention the presence of surgical incisions in the mouth. Also, the need for increase intake of nutrients needed for healing and quicker recovery should also be taken into consideration. On Proper Nourishment Following Oral […]

  • Posted on: Aug 30 2013
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Evaluating the Need for Corrective Jaw Surgery in Fort Lauderdale

Jaw reconstruction refers to a variety of procedures aimed at correcting dental and skeletal problems. The aim of the procedure is to restore jaw misalignment and improve bite problems. Dr. Leslie Sultan is a Fort Lauderdale oral and maxillofacial surgeon who has immensely improve people’s live by rebuilding severely deficient upper and lower jaws. During […]

  • Posted on: Jul 10 2013
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Who Should Get Orthognathic Surgery?

By and large, jaw growth gradually occurs but the rate at which it grows varies from one individual to another. For some individuals, jaw growth may not turn out as what it should be. As a result, they may find themselves having difficulties with speech, chewing, appearance, and problems with their oral health in the […]

  • Posted on: May 30 2013
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