Jaw Surgery in Lafayette, CO

Nobody likes to think about surgery. When it’s necessary, however, you want to make sure that it’s done right the first time by an experienced and skilled surgeon. At Coal Creek Oral Surgery and Dental Implant Center, we perform all kinds of oral surgery procedures, from wisdom tooth extractions to complex jaw surgeries.

In addition to Dr. Hayes’s extensive skill and training, he also brings his kind and compassionate nature. We recognize that there are a million things that you would rather be doing, and we are here to help get you through this process smoothly and as comfortably as possible.

Jaw Surgery in Lafayette, COCorrective Jaw Surgery

Corrective jaw surgery, known medically as orthognathic surgery, treats a wide array of dental and skeletal differences that can affect your health and your quality of life.

One of the most common reasons that this type of surgery is performed is to improve the alignment of jaws in the case of a severe over or under bite. Not only does jaw misalignment affect a person’s appearance, it can also have a dramatic impact on their health.

If you experience any of the following issues, you may be a good candidate for corrective jaw surgery:

  • Difficulty biting into or chewing your food
  • Challenges swallowing
  • Chronic pain in the jaw or the jaw joint (your temporomandibular joint, or TMJ)
  • Worn down teeth
  • Frequent headaches or migraines

Corrective surgery may also be needed to correct injuries caused by trauma. If you have experienced facial trauma, you will be in excellent hands at Coal Creek Oral Surgery and Dental Implant Center. While Dr. Hayes was stationed in Germany, he treated many U.S. troops who had experienced severe facial trauma.

Lafayette CO Jaw SurgerySchedule a Consult or an Evaluation

You probably have a number of questions and concerns, especially if your child’s oral development does not appear to be on track. We are happy to provide an evaluation and discuss your or your child’s needs with you.

Our advanced imaging technology makes it much easier to identify problems and plan treatment, reducing the risk of complications and surprises. Dr. Hayes will discuss your options with you, as well as any specific advantages or disadvantages, so that you can make informed and smart decisions about your care.

Give us a call today and we’ll find a time that’s right for you to meet with Dr. Hayes and learn more about the care we provide.

MEET OUR DOCTOR:

Dr. Curtis Hayes, DDS
Dr. Curtis Hayes, DDS
Dr. Curtis Hayes is a board-certified oral surgeon in Lafayette, Colorado. After completing a Bachelors of Science degree in biochemistry at the United States Air Force Academy, Dr. Hayes attended the University of Colorado School of Dentistry. He graduated magna cum laude in 2003 with his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree (DDS). Most recently, Dr. Hayes became an International Best Selling author with a book he co-authored, Million Dollar Smile; Dr. Hayes wrote the chapter on digital dentistry. After graduation, Dr.…

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