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Long Chin Surgery

  • Surgery duration2-3 hours
  • AnesthesiaGeneral Anesthesia
  • Hospitalization2-3 days
  • Removal of stitches2 weeks after surgery
  • Number of
    postoperative visits
    5-6 times
  • Recovery period2 weeks
What is Long Chin Surgery?

Finding Golden Ratio of Chin for your face

Long face refers to an unbalanced and asymmetric face that is long downward or upward.
Long face is mostly narrow in width and chin is retruded. In some cases, they can’t close their mouth completely even though their upper lips are not short. And it includes the case that their gum is shown too much when they smile due to overexposed front teeth.

JW’s long jaw surgery shorten the length of chin and solve the fundamental problem of facial bone.
Different surgical methods are applied depending on the position and alignment of the teeth of an individual patient.
Speical choice for your special surgery , JW’s Jaw surgery is a patient-focused surgery.

We recommend Long Chin surgery to:
  • 01People with long face and protruding mouth
  • 02People with long chin
  • 03People with long face due to developed mandible
  • 04People with teeth and gum overexposed
  • 05People with psychological stress due to their long face
Surgery method
  • For long face with malocclusion
    requires orthodontic treatment with two jaw surgery
  • For long chin
    requires genioplasty
  • For long face with facial asymmetry and protruding mouth
    requires orthodontic treatment with two jaw surgery
  • For long face with mandibular hypertrophy
    requires orthodontic treatment with two jaw surgery

01Genioplasty

Genioplasty is a surgery for protruding chin with normal occlusion.
We can balance face by osteotomy of a part of chin and moving it frontward or backward.
Genioplasty is considered a high-level surgery because we need to prevent nerve damage during surgery.

02Two jaw surgery

Two jaw surgery is for long faces with malocclusion, facial asymmetry and protruding mouth.
We can balance facial structures by osteotomy of upper and lower jaw and moving them backward.
It requires careful analysis since complications including bleeding, infection and inflammation depends on individual.

※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