A protruding mouth refers to a condition when the mouth sticks out over the nose or nose and chin at the same time. If the mouth sticks out, usually it means that the teeth and gums also protrude, revealing the gums and teeth when smiling (gummy smile). This can cause the development of wrinkles on the chin and deep smile lines. Not only dental braces require a longer treatment period, but it’s difficult to get satisfactory and visible improvements with dental braces if your protruding mouth is caused by your gum protrusion. This condition can be improved with ASO (Anterior Segmental Osteotomy) is a protruding mouth correction surgery. In almost all cases, protruding mouth correction surgery has to be performed with genioplasty. As protruding mouth correction surgery requires hyper-precise pre-surgery preparations, patients should come 1 week before surgery.
Ideal mouth to nose angle
If necessary specialist surgeon will also recommend additional facial outline contouring surgery.
Technically speaking, it is possible to improve protruding mouth condition by augmenting the chin (genioplasty), however, this does not create an ideal mouth angle.
If you don’t want to go through surgery recovery again and again, improve asymmetrical upper and lower jaw, and get not only ideal mouth angle but also jaw angle. Then you can consider getting mouth protrusion correction and two jaw surgery together which is more commonly known as three jaw surgery.
Great improvement can be expected if this surgery is performed together with: