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Face Contour

Double Jaw Surgery

Improve functional and aesthetic parts at the same time

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 Duration2 - 3 hours
  • Hospitalization1 - 2 Days
  • # of Postoperative visits5 - 6 Times
  • AnesthesiaGeneral anesthesia
  • Removal of Stitches12 - 14 days
  • Recovery PeriodAble to return to daily activity within 2 weeks after operation
We recommend double jaw surgery to:
  • Having troubles or hard time with chewing or swallowing food.
  • Having congenital deformity on face.
  • Having an acute pain due to chronic malocclusion.
  • Having severe facial asymmetric.
  • Having spaces in between upper and lower teeth.
  • Having excessively long face or too much exposure of gum when they are smiling.
  • Having excessively protruded chin or retracted chin

Upper and Lower Jaw Backwarding Surgery

Less than 4mm of protruding mouth
Associated with long face

Features of JW's Double Jaw Surgery

#1 | Double Jaw Surgery before doing braces

Advantages

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.

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

Can be performed of double jaw surgery when the patient wants

Instant appearance change after surgery is complete

Prevention of “Lantern Jaw” – long hollow jaw that gives the face a drawn appearance

  • Braces period of previous double Jaw SurgeryAbout 1,120 Days
  • Braces before surgery1 year and 6 months
  • Recovery of Operation1 month
  • Braces After Surgery 1 year and 6 months
  • Braces period of double Jaw Surgery before doing bracesAbout 330 Days
  • Braces before surgeryNo need
  • Recovery of Operation1 month
  • Braces After Surgery10 months

#2 | Double Jaw Surgery without Fixation

Advantages

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”.

Breathing will be comfortable after operation

Ingestion of food can be possible after operation

Possible to talk right after operation

Can be return to social life after operation

Double Jaw Surgery with Fixation

4 weeks after

Double Jaw Surgery without Fixation

4 weeks after

Before / After

Important

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

With 18 years of experience, a surgeon specialized in Face Contouring surgery.

A JW surgeon for face contouring surgery has been performing surgery with know-how from various clinical experiences, as well as dedication to achieving the best result by medical research.

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