Shriners Children’s offers an innovative approach for children who need surgery on their jaw, which involves repositioning the jaws to improve the child’s bite and appearance.
Shriners Children’s teams of specialists treat the physical, social, emotional and developmental challenges of craniofacial conditions like cleft palate to help children live full, healthy lives.
Clinical dietitian on proper nutrition to help children prepare for surgery, heal and be healthy.
Patient Story https://www.shrinerschildrens.org/en/News-and-Media/Patient-Stories/2023/07/Zachary-Craniofacial-Care
Now 15, Zachary's craniofacial care began when he was an infant.
Shriners Children’s provides the full spectrum of pediatric orthopedic care. It's everything from fracture care and casting for broken bones, to surgery and rehabilitation.
A Medical Minute with information from pediatric plastic surgeon Julia Corcoran, M.D.
Pediatric specialty care for children throughout Montreal and beyond
Jaw deformities are an upper and/or lower jaw that is too big, too small, crooked or the wrong shape. It can affect eating, teeth development and speech. Shriners Children’s provides jaw surgery.
Dr. Lee Alkureishi discusses orthognathic jaw surgery and plastic surgery for birthmarks and scars to help children live full lives.
Virtual Surgical Planning
Shriners Children's craniofacial surgery team may use virtual surgical planning (VSP) before a child's surgery. VSP creates a model of the child's jaw, teeth or face, helping our team plan exact details for the surgery.