Jaw Surgery in Chandler, AZ | Dr. Donald J. Gass, Jr.

Chandler, Arizona Oral Surgeon | Dr. Donald J. Gass, Jr., is a specialist in the maxillofacial surgery procedure: jaw surgery in Chandler, AZ. Orthognathic surgery is needed when jaws don't meet correctly and/or teeth don't seem to fit with jaws. Initially, teeth are straightened with orthodontics and then corrective jaw surgery repositions misaligned jaws. This not only improves facial appearance, but also ensures that teeth meet correctly and function properly.

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Oral Surgery in Chandler, AZ


Dr. Donald J. Gass, Jr. | Nerve Repositioning Surgery in Chandler, AZ

Chandler, Arizona Oral Surgeon | Dr. Donald J. Gass, Jr., is a specialist in the oral surgery procedure: nerve repositioning in Chandler, AZ. The inferior alveolar nerve, which gives feeling to the lower lip and chin, may need to be moved in order to make room for placement of dental implants to the lower jaw. This procedure is limited to the lower jaw and indicated when teeth are missing in the area of the two back molars and/or and 2nd premolar.

Typically, we remove an outer section of the cheek side of the lower jawbone in order to expose the nerve and vessel canal. Then we isolate the nerve/vessel bundle in that area, and slightly pull it out to the side. At the same time, we will place the implants. Then the bundle is released and placed back over the implants.

These procedures may be performed separately or together, depending upon the individual's condition. As stated earlier, there are several areas of the body that are suitable for attaining bone grafts. In the maxillofacial region, bone grafts can be taken from inside the mouth, in the area of the chin or third molar region or in the upper jaw behind the last tooth. In more extensive situations, a greater quantity of bone can be attained from the tibia (below the knee) or the hip. We use the patient’s own bone for repairs, thereby optimizing the best results.


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