Cirugía Ortognática

The role of Orthodontics in Orthognathic Surgery

Orthodontic treatments have a determinant role within Orthognathic Surgery treatments. Our Orthodontist is able to identify the objectives of the pre-surgical treatment and he knows, due to his previous experience in combined treatments, the limitations surgery may have of which; this is essential for success.

Types of patients in Orthognathic Surgery

Cirugía Ortognática Sevilla

The maxilla is forward in relationship to the mandible.  Patients generally seem asymmetric, as it is usually related to an unnatural development of the chin.

The mandible is forward in relationship to the maxilla.  This tends to cause numerous dysfunctions and health problems, but, it is especially relevant in the patient´s social life, as it causes an unaesthetic appearance that generally affects self-esteem.

This is one of the most common causes of bruxism and bracket placement,  and it is actually quite common to hear the specialist mention whether the child has an open bite or not from an early age. If the open bite was not treated at a young age, it can still be treated by combining orthognathic and orthodontic treatment.

An asymmetric smile should be treated with maxillofacial surgery combined with orthodontics to correct the maxillary deviation.

It is characteristic in patients that display an excessive amount of gums when they smile.  It is mainly a cosmetic treatment.


In Clínica Dental Avante all of our specialist work together and can carry out any additional treatment that is required, whether it is directly related or not to Orthognathic Surgery.

Visible OrthodonticsOrthodontic treatments combined with orthognathic surgery will always require visible metallic brackets due the strength of steel brackets.Paediatric Dentistry.Early diagnosis and treatment may prevent the child from future facial malformations.


Orthodontic treatments require periodical maintenance visits after braces are removed, since teeth may occasionally move throughout the years.

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