Malocclusions

Dr. Perry Trester, DMD, FRCD (C), FADSA, FICD, FACD, discusses malocclusions.

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Dr. Perry Trester, DMD, FRCD (C), FADSA, FICD, FACD, discusses malocclusions.
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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.

Presenter: Dr. Perry Trester, Oral maxillofacial Surgeon, Vancouver, BC

Local Practitioners: Oral maxillofacial Surgeon

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