Aesthetic Reconstructive Jaw Surgery and Dental Implants Blog / bimaxillary protrusion

Bimaxillary protrusion in Singapore & Hong Kong – a tale of two cities


Bimaxillary protrusion is an ethnic facial feature of most ethnic Chinese and Malays in Singapore. As with all facial features, if the protrusion develops excessively, it will pose an aesthetic challenge. Unlike an underbite, where the lower jaw has grown to be longer than the upper j …

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Bimaxillary protrusion corrective jaw surgery without orthodontics


Bimaxillary protrusion is a condition whereby the tooth-bearing parts of both the upper and lower jaws are positioned further forward than the base of the jaws. It is not strictly speaking a deformity unless it is excessively developed. In fact it is within the ethnic norm for Chinese …

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Surgical correction of bimaxillary protrusion in Singapore


Many years ago, an orthodontic colleague referred a patient to me for extraction of four premolars. His orthodontic plan was to retract the front teeth back. However, when I asked the patient what made her sought orthodontic treatment in the first place, she said that she found her up …

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