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QUESTION: How does a basic ASO work for protruding lips only, not two-jaw surgery, just the basic ASO for both lips protruding. Most importantly, are breaking of any bones necessary with ASO for protruding mouth? How are the gums pushed in?

Also what is the average price for ASO on protruding lips? Thanks.

ANSWER: What do you mean by ASO

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QUESTION: ASO (Anterior Segmental Osteotomy) for protruding lips only. Can I get a step by step or some basic information on how this is performed? If breaking bones are necessary etc.

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Usually a tooth is removed posteriorly and the surgeon cuts out a block of bone in that region extending to palate on both sides.  This way room is made to push back the pre-maxilla/teeth and gums. Proper diagnosis is very important to make sure maxillary excess exists and not a dental issue.
Price is around 12-15k each jaw.  

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Majid Jamali, D.M.D. Fellowship trained in corrective jaw surgery

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Diplomate, American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Full scope Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Orthognathic Surgery, Genioplasty and Anesthesiology I have completed an additional two years of fellowships in orthognathic surgery and anesthesiology field.

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Faculty at numerous hospitals

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AAOMS ADA ASDA NYSDS

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New York Dental Society Journal

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Tufts University: Dental School SUNY Down-State Medical Center: OMFS residency Robertwood Johnson Medical Center: Anesthesiology fellowship Lenox Hill hospital: Orthognathic fellowship

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