Orthognactic Surgery

Conveniently located to serve New York City, Manhattan, Long Island, & New Jersey.


The goal of orthognatic (jaw) surgery is to achieve the best dental bite and aesthetic appearance. Jaw surgery is recommended for patients with dentofacial deformities that cannot be corrected by orthodontics alone.

Jaw Surgery Objectives

  • To obtain dental occlusal relationship 
  • Improve facial aesthetics, balance, and beauty

State of the art Orthognatic Surgery Techniques

To obtain reliable results, Dr. Gargano uses computer generated 3D imaging with use of models. The multidisciplinary approach includes orthodontics and planning with the patient so that a predictable result is achieved.

What kind of dentofacial deformity is treated with orthognatic surgery?

Dentofacial deformities can be Class III malocclusion or prognatism (lower jaw forward with respect to the upper jaw), Class II (lower jaw is behind the upper jaw), vertical maxillary excess (gummy smile), short lower face, or facial asymmetry.

Meet Dr. Gargano

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon, New York

Dr. Francesco Gargano has extensively trained around the world and is committed to healing through individualized care. He is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the European Board of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery. He is also a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). Dr. Gargano received his medical degree from the Sapienza University of Rome in Italy, graduating magna cum laude. He continued his education at Sapienza University where he earned his PhD in Plastic Surgery, Human Anatomy and Dermatology, and completed his first residency in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery.


Dr Gargano with the team

Before & After’s

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