Jaw Surgery Re-shape Your Jaw to Eat, Sleep, Speak & Smile Better

What is Jaw Surgery?

Jaw surgery is to treat facial or jaw conditions that affects structure, functions in eating, breathing and speech. Jaw Surgery is a common corrective option use together with Orthodontics to restore jaw’s appearance and functional bite.

Who needs Jaw Surgery?

People with severe under-bite, severe protrusion of upper teeth, severe open bite, crooked smile and excessive upper gum show when smile.

If you show any of these symptoms, a consult with our maxillofacial oral surgeon can help you understand the condition and we will be able to advise you more on the treatment options available.

How is Jaw Surgery conducted?

Jaw surgery is performed in a hospital by a maxillofacial oral surgeon, under general anaesthesia. It will require 2-4 day of hospital stay. The length of surgery depends on upon the complexity of the case. Routine surgery on one jaw typically takes one to two hours. Surgery that involves multiple procedures may take as long as three to five hours.

What is reconstructive surgery?

Reconstructive surgery is a procedure to treat jaw injuries or jaw trauma. It depends on the severity, jaw injuries can affect a person’s facial appearance and even basic tasks like eating, talking or oral cleaning.

Who needs reconstructive surgery?

People with jaw injuries or jaw trauma and is having difficulty with basic jaw movement such as eating, talking and brushing of teeth.

If you show any of these symptoms, a consult with our maxillofacial oral surgeon can help you understand the condition and we will be able to advise you more on the treatment options available.

How is reconstructive surgery conducted?

Reconstructive surgery is performed in a hospital by a maxillofacial oral surgeon, under general anaesthesia. It will require 2-4 day of hospital stay. The length of surgery depends on upon the complexity of the case. Routine surgery on one jaw typically takes one to two hours. Surgery that involves multiple procedures may take as long as three to five hours.

Our Oral Maxillofacial Surgeon

Dr Wong is an experienced specialist in dentofacial trauma and surgery. She is an expert in wisdom teeth removal, dental implant treatment, corrective jaw surgery, management of oral facial trauma and infections.

She is also well versed with the management of patients who have serious systemic conditions, such as heart disease, head and neck cancer/irradiation, anti-coagulant and bisphosphonate therapy.

Dr Wong qualified from the University of Malaya in 1995 and obtained her Master of Dental Surgery in her chosen field of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery from the National University of Singapore in 2002. She was admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons in the subsequent year and was conferred Fellowship of the Academy of Medicine of Singapore in 2005.

Dr Wong Wai Yee
Oral Maxillofacial Surgeon

Why Choose Us?
Expertise

Experience and safety matters. Our team of experienced specialists provides you with predictable, evidence based care.

Facilities and Equipment

Our staff is supported with the modern dental technology and safety equipment to deliver quality dental care in a safe environment.

Convenience

We are only a short walk from Orchard MRT (NS22). The location is well serve by the bus service with ample parking within the building.

Affordable Care

Simply better value with our transparent fees and installment plans.

Service Excellence

Personalized care that takes your concerns, convenience and well being seriously.

For appointment or query, please call (65) 6836 9808 or fill up the form below.
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