Long Chin Surgery
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.
|Surgery Duration||2~3 hours||Anesthesia||General anesthesia|
|Hospitalization||2-3 days||Removal of stitches||2 weeks after surgery|
|Number of postoperative visits||5-6 times||Recovery Period||2 weeks|
We recommend Long Chin surgery to:
01 People with long face and protruding mouth
02 People with long chin
03 People with long face due to developed mandible
04 People with teeth and gum overexposed
05 People with psychological stress due to their long face
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.
02 Two 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.