Expertise and rankings

Mayo Clinic oral and jaw and face (maxillofacial) surgeons and orthodontists have vast experience in treating complicated jaw problems and have made major improvements in previous techniques. Every year, people from around the world come to Mayo Clinic for life-changing jaw surgery.

Feb. 15, 2017
References
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