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What is orthognathic surgery? Also known as corrective jaw surgery, patients undergo this procedure in order to correct a wide range of major and minor dental and skeletal irregularities. Jaw surgery is used to correct the misalignment of a person’s jaw or teeth, which will eventually improve breathing, chewing, and speaking. While a patient’s physical […]
Avoidance Of Facial Disfigurements Linked To Fear Of Disease
A new study suggests that aversion to facial disfigurement may come from an ancient disease-avoidance system that would normally prevent us from contracting an illness.