If you’re having difficulty chewing or biting because of a misaligned jaw, Richard D Christensen DDS, MS can help. We offer corrective jaw surgery that will help you achieve a beautiful, functional smile that will last for life! Dr. Christensen can help you achieve greater range of motion and reduce chronic pain simply by aligning your jaw. He can also correct misalignments from injuries and birth defects.
Learn more about corrective jaw surgery by reaching out to Richard D Christensen DDS, MS.
Do you need corrective jaw surgery?
If you feel like you could be a candidate for corrective jaw surgery, come to Richard D Christensen DDS, MS. Dr. Christensen will examine you to determine if you could benefit from oral surgery. He’ll be on the lookout for symptoms like:
- Difficulty swallowing or chewing
- Chronic jaw or joint paint
- Excessive wear of the teeth
- Space between the upper and lower teeth when the mouth is closed
- A receding chin
- A protruding jaw
- The inability to make the lips meet without straining
If you are displaying any of these signs, he’ll discuss your surgical options. Schedule an appointment with the knowledgeable Dr. Christensen at Richard D Christensen DDS, MS of Yakima to get started.