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Postoperative Orthodontics

Are corrective orthodontics required after two jaw surgery?

As two jaw surgery involves fractured bones, the upper and lower jaws can be relocated. Therefore, to correct this as well as bite correction, orthodontics is required.
∗ Depending on the individual, duration times and conditions can vary.

Individually customized and effective postoperative two jaw surgery orthodontics

Postoperative Orthodontics Duration

  • Two Jaw
  • Follow up after 5~7 weeks later and orthodontic
    precision diagnosis
  • Orthodontics begin
    after diagnosis
  • Total 6~8 weeks
    after surgery
  • Begin corrective
    after surgery

* Orthodontics duration : 8~10 months / tooth extraction - 15~18 months
* Clinic visits : 1 time a month

∗ Depending on the individual, duration times and conditions can vary.

WONJIN’s Postoperative Orthodontics Key Points

A variety of selection in orthodontic devices
We have the widest range of orthodontic devices so customized orthodontics are provided considering every individual patient’s conditions and situation for utmost satisfaction.

Over 25 years of corrective orthodontics experience
Our team has over 25 years of corrective orthodontics experience. We have much know-how that can only be gained from expert research and dedication. Our orthodontics will get you the results you want.

Total Cooperative Care
After surgery we have cooperation from the oral and maxillofacial surgery clinic, orthodontic clinic, and plastic surgery clinic to provide accurate status checks and treatment.

The difference with regular orthodontics

Two jaw surgery corrects asymmetry, under/over bite, and other casuses of unbalanced features. The human body has the innate ability to adapt to any situation and this leads to have abnormal teeth located. Two jaw surgery only restores bone frame, does not correct malocclusion. Therefore, postoperative corrective orthodontics are necessary to relocate tooth on corrected bone frame and to avoid recurrence of reverting to preoperation location.

Orthodontics after Two Jaw surgery use the same similar devices and treatment methods as regular braces.

Individualized Corrective Orthodontics devices post two jaw surgery

2D Orthodontics Incognito Damon/Clippy-C Regular Braces
Description The Smallest lingual corrective device Individualized lingual corrective device The frictional force that interferes with tooth alignment has been remarkably reduced The most commonly used braces
Advantages Aesthetically pleasing because braces are not visible/ Very little discomfort / Little pronunciation disorder / Correction period is remarkably shorter Aesthetically pleasing because braces are not visible / Decreased discomfort / Little pronunciation disorder Shorter timeframe compared to other orthodontics / Less pain / Easier to manage oral hygiene because there are no brackets or wires Inexpensive price, high effectiveness
Price Relatively reasonable and inexpensive price Individualized and relatively expensive price Relatively inexpensive but higher price than regular braces The most inexpensive price
Two Jaw Surgery