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Double Jaw Surgery

  • Surgery duration2~3 hours
  • AnesthesiaGeneral anesthesia
  • Hospitalization1 day~2days(including the day of the operation)
  • Removal of stitches12 to 14 days
  • Number of
    postoperative visits
    5 to 6 times
  • Recovery periodAble to return to daily activity within 2 weeks
    after operation
What is Two 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 Two 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.

Two 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.

We recommend double jaw surgery to:
  • 01Having troubles or hard time with chewing or swallowing food
  • 02Having congenital deformity on face
  • 03Having an acute pain due to chronic malocclusion
  • 04Having severe facial asymmetric
  • 05Having spaces in between upper and lower teeth
  • 06Having excessively long face or too much exposure of gum when they are smiling
  • 07Having excessively protruded chin or retracted chin
Upper and Lower Jaw backwarding surgery:

  • 01Less than 4mm of protruding mouth
  • 02Associated with long face

Features of “JW’s” Two Jaw Surgery

01Two Jaw Surgery before doing braces

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

Advantages of Two Jaw Surgery before doing braces

  • 01Shortening of period for the overall treatment by doing braces after two jaw surgery
  • 02Can be performed of two jaw surgery when the patient wants
  • 03Instant appearance change
  • 04Prevention of “Lantern Jaw”

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

02Two Jaw Surgery without fixation

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

Advantage of Two Jaw Surgery without fixation

  • 01Breathing will be comfortable after operation
  • 02Ingestion of food can be possible after operation
  • 03Possible to talk right after operation
  • 04Can be return to social life after operation

  • Double Jaw Surgery with Fixation(4 weeks after)
  • Double Jaw Surgery without Fixation(4 weeks after)

※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