Conditions

Trauma

Trauma can damage jaw joints or bones, leading to temporomandibular joint disorders or malocclusion. Symptoms include pain, difficulty chewing, clicking or popping sounds, and potential jaw locking. Persistent trauma related issues may affect speech, eating, and overall quality of life.

Adult Trauma‚Äč

Before

After

Lefort 1 Segmental Osteotomy. Bilateral Total Joint Replacement (TJR).

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Beverly suffered a fall that broke and shattered her jaw joints. The accident severely compromised her ability to eat, causing her to struggle with small food portions and liquids. She was in chronic pain. Snoring and sleep apnea became persistent issues due to the compromised airway, leading to restless nights and constant fatigue.

Adult Trauma‚Äč

Before

After

Maxillomandibular Advancement (MMA). Bilateral Total Joint Replacement (TJR). Quad Zygomatic Implants. Genioplasty.

This patient lost several of her upper teeth and broke her jaw as a result of a traumatic accident. She also had bilateral subcondylar fractures, and a parasymphyseal fracture. This resulted in her jaws becoming wider, inability to function properly, significantly compromising her ability to eat, speak, and perform basic jaw movements.