WHY Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery


"I perform surgeries using medical technology I learned from my father, and 20 years of professional experience in facial bone surgery ."

What is WHY Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery?

Our clinic specializes in mouth, jaw, and facial contour surgery.

WHY Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery provides solutions that pursue both functionality and aesthetics.

Types of the surgeries

Protruding lower jaw (underbite)
Facial asymmetry
Long face
Mouth protrusion / Receding chin

Double jaw surgery

  • WHY double jaw surgery without intermaxillary fixation.
  • We use both SSRO(sagittal split ramus osteotomy) and IVRO(intraoral vertical ramus osteotomy) methods to perform the most suitable surgery for each patient.
  • The fixation period is shortened since the braces will be worn after the surgery.

Facial Contouring Surgery

Facial contouring surgery / Cheekbone surgery / Square jaw surgery / Mini V-line surgery / V-line surgery

  • Adequate and accurate bone resection.
  • Minimal muscle and skin detachment allows for less swelling and pain.
  • Minimal skin sagging.

Dental Braces

Invisalign

Orthodontic double jaw surgery

= Double jaw surgery + Dental braces

Regular dental braces

▲Uneven proportions of teeth
▲Protruding teeth
▲Malocclusion
▲Gaps between teeth

Temporomandibular joint clinic

Medications / Botox / Arthrocentesis(wash-out of joint) / Occlusal stabilization splint / Physical therapy and exercise / Surgery

Special points of
WHY Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

1. Minimal pain and swelling


2. Minimal nerve damage


3. Achieving both beauty and functionality


Special points of
WHY Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

1.
Minimal pain and swelling

2.
Minimal nerve damage

3.
Achieving both beauty and functionality

Surgical safety system

One double jaw surgery per day

We promise only one double jaw surgery per day with the head surgeon in charge of the procedure from the beginning to the very end.

Operating rooms equipped with CCTV video observation system

Friends and family members accompanying the patient can monitor the situation in real time during surgery.

3D simulation

During 3D simulation, we show not only facial bones but also muscles and soft tissues including skin.

Safety equipment of university hospital level

Our clinic features the latest equipment, aseptic management system, emergency response system, and professional anesthesia system.

Dantrolene availability

Dantrolene (dantrium) is always available at our clinic to ensure a prompt response if malignant hyperthermia occurs during general anesthesia. Although the incidence is very rare, we prefer to be prepared and maintain the safety of our patients at all times.

JIVAKA’s Tip

WHY Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery doctor Lee Seok Jae has 10 years of professional experience as the main surgeon at orthognathic surgery at i* Clinic, a large hospital in Seoul, and since then he has brought smiles back to many patients. Cooperation with team members he has worked together for over ten years ensures the best possible results and ultimate safety of surgeries.

Introduction of
our specialist

Lee Seok Jae | DDS. MSD

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon

“20 years of expertise in facial bones only”

As an orthodontist, I answer all the questions of my patients until their curiosity is satisfied."


  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery specialist appointed by The Ministry of Health and Welfare
  • Main Doctor, at WHY Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Dankook University, College of Dentistry, Bachelor’s degree
  • Dankook University Graduate School of Dentistry, Master’s Degree(Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery)
  • Dankook University’s Dental College, Dental Hospital, Intern (Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery)
  • Dankook University’s Dental College, Dental Hospital, Resident(Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery)
  • (Previous) Dentist at Capital Defense Command(CDC)
  • (Previous) Hallym University, Graduate School of Dental Medicine, Clinical Professor
  • (Previous) ID Hospital, Head of Bimaxillary Center
  • (Previous) ID Hospital, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Specialist
  • The Korean Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Member
  • The Korean Association of Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery(KAMPRS), Member
  • The Korean Academy of Oral & Maxillofacial Implantology, Member
  • The Korean Incorporated Association for Temporomandibular Joint, Member

Our facilities

Location

3rd floor, Brand Khan, 527, Gangnam-daero, Seocho-gu, Seoul

서울특별시 서초구 강남대로 527, 브랜드 칸 3층

* 5-minute walk from Exit 3 of Nonhyeon Station

*논현역 3번 출구 5분 거리


Hours of Operation

MON - SAT   | 10:00 AM ~ 07:00 PM

SUN, Public holidays | Closed

Location

3rd floor, Brand Khan, 527, Gangnam-daero, Seocho-gu, Seoul

서울특별시 서초구 강남대로 527, 브랜드 칸 3층

* 5-minute walk from Exit 3 of Nonhyeon Station

*논현역 3번 출구 5분 거리


Hours of Operation

MON - SAT   | 10:00 AM ~ 07:00 PM

SUN, Public holidays | Closed

Consultation appointment

Consultation appointment

WHY Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

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