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CBC Manitoba: Winnipeg man ‘in constant pain’ after nearly 3-year wait for jaw surgery

February 16, 2024 — 

Adnan Shah, a professor of oral and maxillofacial surgery at the University of Manitoba, says it’s critical for patients like McClelland to be treated in a timely manner.

“It’s a major surgery when you talk about reconstructing the joint,” said Shah. If a case progresses to a joint disease, “that’s where we would need total reconstruction.”

Shah adds jaw replacement surgeries have seen success over the last 20 years.

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