Surgical orthodontics | definition of surgical orthodontics by Medical dictionary
the correction of occlusal abnormalities by the surgical repositioning of segments of the mandible or maxillae containing one to several teeth; or the bodily repositioning of entire jaws to improve function and esthetics.
sur·gi·cal or·tho·don·tics (sŭrji-kăl ōrthŏ-dontiks)
Correction of occlusal abnormalities by surgical repositioning of segments of mandible or maxillae containing one or more teeth or bodily repositioning of entire jaws to improve function and esthetics.
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The practice offers the full scope of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, which includes (but is not limited to) wisdom tooth removal, dental implant placements, temporomandibular disorder treatment, and surgical orthodontics
He holds a certificate in surgical orthodontics
and cosmetology and a certificate in bone building and dental implants from Paracelsus University in Austria.
Modern appliance options are reflected, as well as the demand for adult orthodontics, and innovations in surgical orthodontics