Corrective Jaw Surgery Greater Vancouver

Corrective Jaw Surgery Greater Vancouver

Corrective jaw, or orthognathic surgery is actually done by a maxillofacial and oral surgeon (OMS) to correct a broad range of small and major skeletal and dental irregularities, like the misalignment of jaws and teeth. Surgery is able to boost chewing, breathing and speaking. Even though the patient’s physical appearance might be significantly improved as a result of the surgery, orthognathic surgery is actually performed to correct functional issues. If your regular family dentist has advised you that you may be a good candidate for corrective jaw surgery in Greater Vancouver, the caring and experienced team of Dr. Ronald Slemko can proficiently perform this type of procedure painlessly, and with great efficiency.

At the offices of Dr. Ronald Slemko, we are referred to as the leading full service dental clinic that provides a wide array of beneficial services, including corrective jaw surgery in Greater Vancouver, and throughout the entire region. Dr. Slemko has over thirty years of experience in the areas of corrective surgery, along with continually learning about the newest and most innovative breakthroughs within the field of dentistry, and oral surgery. Our state of the art dental family provides the latest equipment and tools, bringing our quality of care to the highest levels. We also understand the hesitation that many people have regarding a trip to the dentist, but you will feel relaxed and at ease when you visit us.

Orthognathic surgery is required when the teeth and jaws do not meet properly. Repositioning the jaws so that the teeth meet correctly improves jaw joint function and chewing ability, and may additionally improve speech, sleep apnea, breathing, periodontal (gum) health and facial featured. Orthognathic Surgery (Corrective Jaw Surgery) is  an intricate surgery and also due to the intricacies of occlusion (the method the teeth bite) as well as the combined impact on the skin appearance when shifting the teeth and jaws, orthognathic surgery has to be thoroughly planned.

Due to the complexity of it, our team approach is utilized. Our staff consists of your orthodontist and oral surgeon and possibly your general dentist, along with other dental experts including endodontists and periodontists. Prior to any treatment, a consultation visit is going to be held to conduct an entire examination with x rays, and models.Our practice utilizes contemporary computer methods and three dimensional models to teach you precisely how your surgery is going to be approached. Using extensive cosmetic X rays and computer video imaging, we are able to teach you how your bite is going to be made better and provide you with a perception of how you will look after surgery.

If you would like some additional information regarding the procedure of our corrective jaw surgery in Greater Vancouver, Dr. Ronald Slemko would like to invite you to visit our website. At, you can leave your contact information, along with any questions you may have, for a fast response. You can also simply call us at 604.273.5665, and speak with one of our caring and knowledgeable medical staff members.

Corrective Jaw Surgery Greater Vancouver
Dr. RM Slemko Inc.
6091 Gilbert Road, Richmond, BC V7C 5L9

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