What is Mouth Protrusion Orthognathic Surgery?
Mouth Protrusion Orthognathic Surgery is needed for those who are in need of a delicate and complex orthodontic treatment such as, cases where the patient had orthodontic treatment for mouth protrusion previously but additional teeth extraction is difficult. Cases where the upper and lower jaw are protruding together along with a short chin; under-bite problems; etc. Cases where the face is long; gums are showing a lot; etc.
- -Surgery to solve mouth protrusion symptoms
- -Solving the above symptom along with under-bite problems, facial asymmetry problems etc.
- -Osteotomy to the upper and lower jaw to relocate to the correct position
- -Functional improvement in biting, talking etc.
- -Improvement of facial appearance with facial ratio and balance
(Short short chin, Long short chin)
Benefits for Mouth Protrusion Orthognatic Surgery
No-Tie Mouth Protrusion Orthognatic Surgery is Possible！
Eating is possible
Since both upper and lower jaw are not tied, patients can start eating soft food from the day after surgery.
Talking is possible
Since both upper and lower jaw are not tied, patients can easily talk to others
Breathing is possible
Since both upper and lower jaw are not tied, patients can communicate and easily breath with their nose and mouth
Quick Recovery (Return to daily activities at least 2 weeks after)
Difference of Orthodontic treatment and Orthognathic Surgery
Orthodontic Treatment VS Surgery
|Orthodontic treatment||Orthodontic treatment||Orthodontic treatment|
|Correction period||Long (more than one year)||Short (about six months)||Short (about six months)|
|Amounts of move of teeth||Necessary||Unnecessary||Unnecessary|
|Time of effects||Late (after orthodontic treatments)||Early (shortly after surgery)||Early (shortly after surgery)|
|Length of face||Uncontrollable||Uncontrollable||Controllable|
|Unnecessary||One week||One month|
First Mouth Protrusion Orthognathic Surgery is possible!
(1 Year 6 Months)
before surgery Not Required
Starting with surgery when you want; no need for orthodontic treatment before surgery
Shortened treatment period with no orthodontic treatment
Safer with no teeth movement prior to the surgery
History of current Orthognathic Surgery
01 Establishment of Specialized hospital for Orthognathic Surgery
02 Research and development of First Surgery; No-Tie Two Jaw Surgery
03 Domestic adoption of virtual demonstration program (CASS)
04 Spreading orthognathic surgery know-how domestically and abroad
05 Specialized hospital for Facial bone surgery Korea
Removal of stitches
About 2 weeks after
2 weeks ~ 1 month