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I have 95% overbite and 6 mm overjet and as a result, a receded lower jaw. I have no functional problem. But when I bring my lower jaw forward, my facial profile improves a lot. I'm thinking about going for sagital split osteotomy just to improve my facial appearance. I wanted to ask if undergoing surgery could develop any functional problems like inability to chew properly, etc.

Yes, it might happen. However, if joints are repositioned to initial position during surgery of the lower jaw, this problem should not appear. All joints remodel during first 2 years after surgery and it is a normal process. During remodelling phase there might appear some sounds in the joints during function but impairment of TMJ function is not likely.
 
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