Orthognathic Services Treatment Plan

Your treatment plan will be defined after a discussion by all the members of your treatment team. Your treatment team could include your orthodontist, your periodontist, your general dentist, your oral and maxillofacial surgeon and any other professional needed for your specific case.

Treatment Stages and Time Frames

Just to give you an idea of time frames, typical stages and time frames are shown here. It can be hard to predict exact time for each stage. So be prepared to be flexible.

StageDurationDescriptionDiagnosis and Treatment Plan1-4 weeksInitial ConsultationInitial orthognathic work-up.Surgeon and orthodontist consult togetherMeet with team members as needed to discuss overall planPreparation for Surgery12 – 18 monthsDental workOrthodontic work (Presurgical orthodontics)Extraction of wisdom teeth if necessaryRegular check-ups to assess progressSurgery and Hospital Recovery1 – 3 daysMeet with surgeon to prepare for surgery and recoveryQuit smoking (if you smoke)Blood Donation one or two unitsPresurgical physical exam and blood workSurgeryHospital stay from one to three daysRecovery at Home2 – 8 weeksRest at home; on a soft diet for 2 or more weeksWeekly Postoperative exam by surgeonGradual return to normal eating and normal oral hygieneStart post surgical orthodontic treatment as soon as two weeks after surgeryPostsurgical Treatment6-12 monthsComplete orthodontic treatment (Postsurgical orthodontics)Follow-up with surgeon as neededRoutine dental careOther dental care, if needed


As one of the premiere oral and maxillofacial surgery practices in South Florida, we are proud to be affiliated with numerous reputable hospitals.

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Insurances Accepted

Here at Oral Facial Reconstruction and Implant Center, we make every effort to provide you with both the finest care and convenient financial options.

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Our Locations

We are located close to local hospitals to grant you further peace of mind.

Select an optionPlantation, FLCoral Springs, FLAventura, FLPembroke Pines, FLMiami Beach, FL

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