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Double Jaw Surgery

Double Jaw Surgery

 

 

Double Jaw Surgery   What is Double Jaw Surgery?


It is a surgery method during which the abnormal lower and upper jaw, protruded, or receding chin, asymmetric jaws are cut off and fixed together.

For those who need double Jaw surgery usually have facial contouring problem, but beside this, there are problems such as abnormal teeth, disability in chewing and taking and jaw bone disability.

Double Jaw surgery fixes not only aesthetic side of face also the functional part of jaw and chin as well. Moving Low Jaw surgery involves an incision inside the mouth and for the upper jaw, there are two different methods which are SSRO and IVRO.

Surgery Duration 2~3 hours Anesthesia General anesthesia
Hospitalization 1 day~2days(including the day of the operation) Removal of stitches 12 to 14 days
Number of postoperative visits 5 to 6 times Recovery Period Able to return to daily activity within 2 weeks
after operation

Double Jaw Surgery   We recommend double jaw surgery to :


01  Having troubles or hard time with chewing or swallowing food

02  Having congenital deformity on face

03  Having an acute pain due to chronic malocclusion

04  Having severe facial asymmetric

05  Having spaces in between upper and lower teeth

06  Having excessively long face or too much exposure of gum when they are smiling

07  Having excessively protruded chin or retracted chin

 

Double Jaw Surgery   Upper and Lower Jaw backwarding surgery:


 
Double Jaw Surgery

 

01 Less than 4mm of protruding mouth

02 Associated with long face

 

 

Double Jaw Surgery    Features of “JW’s” Double Jaw Surgery


01  Double Jaw Surgery before doing braces

Process of performing double jaw surgery before having braces to shortening of period. Previous double jaw surgery need to be performed one and half years of braces but now we can perform double jaw surgery before having braces.

 

Advantages of double Jaw Surgery before doing braces

01  Shortening of period for the overall treatment by doing braces after double jaw surgery

02 Can be performed of double jaw surgery when the patient wants

03 Instant appearance change

04 Prevention of “Lantern Jaw”

  • Braces period of previous double Jaw Surgery : About 1,120 Days
  • Braces before surgery- 1 year and 6 months
    Recovery of operation- 1 month
    Braces after surgery- 1 and 6 months
  • Braces period of double Jaw Surgery before doing bracesAbout 330 Days
  • No need of braces before Two Jaw Surgery
    Recovery of operation- 1 month
    Braces after surgery- 10months

 

02  Double Jaw Surgery without fixation

Usually there are needs of 2~6 weeks of fixation, but “JW Plastic Surgery Center” can perform double jaw surgery by “very light fixation of upper jaw and bottom jaw to position on the right place”

 

Advantage of double Jaw Surgery without fixation
  • 01  Breathing will be comfortable after operation
  • 02  Ingestion of food can be possible after operation
  • 03  Possible to talk right after operation
  • 04  Can be return to social life after operation

 

Double Jaw Surgery with Fixation

(4 weeks after)

Double Jaw Surgery without Fixation

(4 weeks after)

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※It requires close attention because the degree of complications such as bleeding, infection and inflammation can be different from person to person.

※ Please note: In regards to before and after photos on this site, results may vary depending on each patients' individual case
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