Orthognathic surgery : the way to improve tooth appearance
Orthognathic surgery derives from the two Greek words "ortho" means to straight and "gnatic" means jaw. It is a cosmetic surgery in which jaws are straightened with the help of braces .It is performed for the purpose of looking good. Surgery corrects the positions of jaw and face structure. It also improves the breathing capability and chewing ability. It deals with the recovery of jaw with the help of cosmetic implantation. Those patients whose skeleton has not developed in a proper manner at their birth time, they can go for surgery.
Orthognathic surgery cost depends upon the nature of patient to patient. The surgery cost is very much expensive in its nature and varies place to place, country to country. In America, cost of Orthognathic surgery ranges from $20,000 to $60,000.In California the cost of surgery is around $15,000 and in the Florida the cost may be around $8,000. Its cost also depends on the way of treatment and the extent of problem. Some patient goes for only one jaw treatment; some goes for whole face and jaw implantation.
There are various facilities available to Orthognathic patient who cannot afford high medical expenses of Orthognathic surgery. They can take the benefit of health insurance policy offered by government as well as private sector. The health insurance pays the expenses at the time of surgery and whenever patient become sufficient in giving medical expenses; they can pay off to health insurance. Orthognathic surgery cost may become very low with the help of health insurance companies .In America, it may be around $5000. In India, little bit concession is also available for patients.
There are many patients who take the benefits of some private NGO. They give the opportunities to patient to make their disease curable without taking handsome money for medical facility.