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Postmaxillofacial surgery

My bro faced an accident on 8th of April, 2016 and underwent a maxillofacial surgery as his jaws were dislocated. His jaws were tied for a month and he was hence on a liquid diet. But even after 6 weeks, his teeth is yet not aligned and therefore he is not able to chew the solid food. The doctor has advised GOD SENT tablets and says that thrle tooth alignment will take time. Kindly suggest how long this would continue.
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After 6 weeks of intermaxillary fixation treatment ideally, teeth allignment should get back to normal. Tablets are not going to help much.Can't suggest anything unless all details , diagnosis, exact treatment done are seen. Should take second opinion.
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Hi..usually it takes four weeks to two months to get normal. Regards
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hello, now a days intermaxillary fixation ( wiring) is not required. instead we do plating, so patient can resume to normal diet within few weeks. but if wire fixation is done then primary aim is only bony healing and union. in the later stage of treatment teeth alignment is done, usually after 1-2 month.
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