If you’ve been told you may need the aid of an oral and facial surgeon prior to beginning orthodontics, contact Dr. Spencer Wilson.
Why Would You Need Pre-Orthodontic Treatment?
When trauma, disease, or growth issues are present, you may be referred to a specialist before continuing with your treatment in orthodontics. Gilbert and Phoenix area oral surgeon, Dr. Wilson, has the training and experience needed to perform pre-orthodontic treatment.
Pre-orthodontic treatment may be especially helpful for patients experiencing:
Dr. Wilson’s goal during corrective jaw surgery is to reposition the jawbones according to your needs. This might include bone grafting, removal of bone, or reshaping of the bone structure. Surgical plates, screws, or wires may be used to hold your jaw in its new position. The final result is a perfectly aligned upper and lower jaw, with restored structure and function.