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Surgical Orthodontics

Your orthodontist will determine if you require orthodontic surgery as part of your treatment. It may be required to correct jaw issues if you have reached the age at which the jaw bone finishes developing. This usually occurs when a female reaches the age of 16 and when a male reaches 18. Jaw issues usually include bite problems or jaw bone abnormalities.

Surgery is performed by an oral and maxillofacial surgeon in a hospital. Your surgery will usually require a two week rest period, and it’s recommended that you take some time off from school or work to recover from this major treatment.

Your orthodontist will make necessary changes after your surgery in order to ensure your bite is correct. Braces may be required to be worn for six months to a year after surgery. Once your braces are removed, you will be issued a retainer to ensure that the spacing and alignment of your teeth remains where it needs to be.

Orthodontic surgery can have great results for those who suffer from jaw issues and pain. Above all, it is part of the process in giving you the radiant and healthy smile you deserve.

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– Gracie
lily

The friendly and encouraging staff makes me feel like I'm visiting family at each appointment!

– Lily
ashley

I did a lot of research and felt I would receive excellent care and service here. My experience has been great so far!

– Ashley
ashton

I love the staff at Behl Orthodontics and it’s fun to pick out new rubber band colors!

– Ashton
briana

The staff always kept us laughing. Overall our experience with Behl Orthodontics was EXCELLENT!

– Briana
reese

I enjoyed the friendly staff. My experience was great. They took great care of me and were very accommodating. I love my smile.

– Reese
meredith

Everyone is really nice and they are funny too. They surprise you, like the day they say 'We're taking your braces off!'

– Meredith
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chesapeake

CHESAPEAKE

237 Hanbury Road E, Ste 30
Chesapeake, VA 23322

gloucester

Gloucester

6882 Main Street, Suite A
Gloucester, VA 23061

hampton

HAMPTON

2113 Hartford Rd
Hampton, VA 23666

newsport news

NEWPORT NEWS

220 Nat Turner Blvd
Newport News, VA 23606

portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH

446 Effingham Street
Portsmouth, VA 23704

virginia beach

VIRGINIA BEACH

4291 Holland Rd. Suite 112
Virginia Beach, VA 23452

red mill

VIRGINIA BEACH

2033 Fisher Arch, Suite 100
Virginia Beach, VA 23456

independence

VIRGINIA BEACH

142 Independence Blvd.
Virginia Beach, VA 23462

williamsburg

WILLIAMSBURG

5388 Discovery Park Blvd, Suite 240
Williamsburg, VA 23188

yorktown

YORKTOWN

7109 George Washington Memorial Hwy
Yorktown, VA 23692

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