Dr. Perry Trester, DMD, FRCD (C), FADSA, FICD, FACD, discusses malocclusions.
Loading the player...Malocclusions Dr. Perry Trester, DMD, FRCD (C), FADSA, FICD, FACD, discusses malocclusions.
Featuring Dr. Perry Trester, DMD, FRCD (C), FADSA, FICD, FACD
Duration: 47 seconds
Orthodontics is a patient who has what is referred to as a malocclusion or a bad bite.
Many of these patients are treated with just braces or orthodontics, however many require a surgical correction along with the orthodontics in order to establish a proper bite.
And here's an example of a malocclusion that we can see, and with surgical correction the jaw can be placed in this position here. It's a procedure that's commonly performed in a hospital setting and does require a recovery usually of one to two weeks before patients are back into their normal daily routine.
Local Practitioners: Oral maxillofacial Surgeon
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