Oral Surgery Case Studies, El Paso TX

TMJ Arthritis & Maxillary Excess

PT with TMJ arthritis and maxillary excess (upper jaw to tall). Unable to close lips without straining her chin muscles. Gummy smile.

Before

                                  TMJ client before oral Surgery  

Two months after surgery to correct TMJ function and to decrease upper jaw height. Patient is pain free and likes her new smile.

After

                                  TMJ client after oral surgery  

 Cyst in lower jaw associated with third molar. Young female sent for cyst in lower jaw associated with third molar.

Before

  Cyst in lower jaw associated with third molar, before oral surgery Cyst in lower jaw associated with third molar, before oral surgery x-ray Cyst in lower jaw associated with third molar, before oral surgery, smiling

After

  Cyst in lower jaw associated with third molar, after oral surgery Cyst in lower jaw associated with third molar, after oral surgery, x-ray  Cyst in lower jaw associated with third molar, after oral surgery, smiling

Reconstruction Surgery

Teenage patient with a previously failed reconstruction by another surgeon. Planned for graf to her cheek, rib graft to make new TMJ on her left side, and scar revision.

Before

                                Jaw reconstruction before oral surgery photo 1    Jaw reconstruction before oral surgery photo 2 
   Jaw reconstruction before oral surgery photo 3    Jaw reconstruction before oral surgery photo 4

Teenage patient four months after the surgery.

After

Jaw reconstruction after oral surgery photo 1 Jaw reconstruction after oral surgery photo 2 Jaw reconstruction after oral surgery photo 3