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									ORTHOGNATHIC JAW SURGERY &
 BIMAXILLARY SLEEP SURGERY

          Sabine C. Girod, MD, DDS, PhD, FACS
          Chief, Stanford Oral Medicine & Maxillofacial Surgery
       What is
  Orthognathic Jaw
      Surgery?

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Corrective jaw surgery when your jaw has
   grown out of alignment and can not be
    corrected with braces, e.g. a severe
         What is
       Bimax Sleep
        Surgery?
The same jaw
 surgery is also
      used in
   treatment of
 Sleep Apnea, so
  called “Bimax
Surgery” to open
    the airway
Treatment Steps in
 Orthognathic Jaw
     Surgery
1. Step: 12-18 month preoperative
   orthodontic treatment (Braces,
   Invisalign)
2. Step: Surgery (1-3 days in the
   hospital)
3. Step: 6 month postoperative
   orthodontic treatment
Surgical Procedure –
     Lower Jaw
Surgical Procedure –
     Upper Jaw
 Double Jaw
 or “Bimax”
  Surgery
  Surgery in the upper and
lower jaw at the same time.
  Small titanium plates are used for
fixation of the jaw – no “wiring shut”
               any more.
After Surgery
 - Surgical
  Splint and
   Elastics
 You have to wear a plastic
splint and elastics for up to 3
     weeks after surgery.
       Before           After




Jaw surgery will correct your bite
 and improve your facial features
     Upper jaw surgery for
correction of midface deficiency
         and underbite
    Bimax
 Surgery for
 Sleep Apnea
Bimaxillary jaw advancement surgery
is very successful in the treatment of
         severe sleep apnea.

    On the right you see a patients
   after10-15mm advancement and
significant opening of the airway after
               surgery.
    Stanford Oral
     Medicine &
    Maxillofacial
       Surgery
Sabine C. Girod, MD, DDS, PhD, FACS
Chief, Stanford Oral Medicine & Maxillofacial Surgery
Associate Professor of Surgery
Stanford University Medical Center & Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
1000 Welch Road, Palo Alto, CA 94304-5715

Patient Coordinator: Michelle Orozco
                     (650) 736-4355
                     MOrozco@stanfordmed.org

								
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