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Hawaii's  "Clear Choice"  Orthodontist

Keith Vodzak, D.M.D., M.S.D.,

Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics

Surgery - (MaxilloFacial / Orthognathic)
 
Orthodontics with Maxillofacial Orthognathic Surgery

 

Invisaligners or braces can make a big difference in your appearance. However aligning your teeth in combination with surgery can often produce incredibly dramatic changes that you would not think possible!

MaxilloFacial Orthognathic Surgery:

This type of surgery is usually done by a specialized Dental Surgeon. Sometimes procedures are also done by a Plastic Surgeon, Ear Nose & Throat Surgeon or Head & Neck Surgeon. The actual surgical procedure is usually done in the middle of the orthodontic treatment while the braces or aligners are still on. Therefore it is imperative that the orthodontist and surgeon work together throughout the treatment.

The surgical procedure is usually done in the hospital under general anesthesia (you are put to sleep).

 

Key Benefits

  Significant facial changes can be made.
Orthodontic correction of the teeth can be made more stable.
Can sometimes avoid the necessity of wearing headgear or other devices.
Can sometimes eliminate the need to extract teeth.

 

Facial Changes Possible

  Make a small chin or jaw more prominent.
Make a large chin or jaw less prominent.
Reduce a "gummy " looking smile.
Allow you to show more teeth when smiling.
Reduce or increase the overall length of the face.
Correct dental crossbites.
Correct dental openbites.
Replace missing teeth with implants.
Combinations of several changes at the same time.

 

Key Negatives

General anesthesia has inherent risks.(The surgeon would explain in detail).
Surgery has potential side effects. (The surgeon would explain in detail).
The procedure is usually very expensive.



Although the cost of a surgical procedure can be very expensive it is sometimes covered under your MEDICAL INSURANCE. This can be researched by our office before any treatment begins.

Dr. Vodzak can show you drawings of how YOUR face could look using various surgical proceedures. Many options are usually discussed to obtain the look you want.

 

 

HONOLULU
Kapiolani Medical Center - (808) 949 -8411

1319 Punahou Street, Suite #1080 - Honolulu, Hawaii 96826

 

KAHALA
Kahala Office Tower / Kahala Mall - (808) 735 -2627

4211 Waialae Avenue, Suite #500 - Honolulu, Hawaii 96816

 

 HAWAII KAI
Hawaii Kai Shopping Center - (808) 393-2020

377 Keahole Street, Suite #211 - Honolulu, Hawaii 96825

 

KAILUA
 Pali Palms Plaza - (808) 254-5503

970 North Kalaheo Avenue, Suite C309 - Kailua, Hawaii 96734

 

 

Best Orthodontists, Oahu, Honolulu, Hawaii Kai, Kailua

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 








 
 
 
Dr. Keith Vodzak, Orthodontist / Invisalign & ClearCorrect Provider of Hawaii - (Hawaii Kai / Honolulu / Kailua / Kaneohe). Hawaii's Clear Choice Orthodontist. Straight teeth with quality orthodontics using Clear Aligners, Invisalign, Invisalign Teen, Invisalign Express, Clear Braces, Tooth Colored Braces & Vivera Clear Retainers. Dr. Vodzak is a specialist in Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics using clear aesthetic solutions for both children & adults of all ages. Straight teeth, healthy bite, beautiful smile - improve your image, confidence and self esteem. All done with Aloha.