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Best Way to Get a More Defined Jaw Line?

My jaw line has no defintion. My lower jaw appears to be the same wdith as my neck, and though I'm not overweight I almost always appear have a double... READ MORE

Can I Expect my Nose Shape to Change As It Heals After Rhinoplasty?

Hi, I am 4 weeks post op from having rhinoplasty and orthognathic surgery (jaw surgery). The jaw surgery was for medical reasons, and surgeon told me... READ MORE

Jaw Reduction, Facial Asymmetry, Long Face? (photo)

I am a 23 year old female, and I have been deeply dissatisfied with my face since the age of 6 or so. Maturing into my "adult face" has only made... READ MORE

What procedure would be best to fix my receding chin? (photos)

I have a slight overbite but a receding chin that i believe is hereditary and also an adams apple. I am really insecure about my profile to the point... READ MORE

What should I do when my jaw on the right side is longer & seem to be pushing my entire jaw including my chin to one side? photo

The right side seem to be a lot longer than the length of my left side. My chin is off the centre, almost as if the longer jaw grew so that it pushed... READ MORE

What can be done to balance profile and make results of BSSO better? (photo)

Hi, I had a BSSO and sliding genio in Nov. I think my jaw surgeon is great, and my situation is unique in that I have significant masseter atrophy... READ MORE

Not enough jaw definition after lower osteotomy. What are my options now? (photo)

I had a lower jaw osteotomy 3wks ago & though my profiles improved. I still feel that there is not enough definition. Was planning genioplasty with... READ MORE

jaw shaving/genioplasty options? (phoco)

I have always wanted jaw shaving surgery as my jaw is square and masculine. I went for consultation last week and was told the best option would be... READ MORE

Jaw Asymmetry. How Should I Correct it? (photo)

I am curious as to the options to correct my jaw asymmetry. I am 31 y.o. and female. The front of my face is not terrible, but my lips are slanted due... READ MORE

Long Jaw & Protruded Lower Lip? (photo)

Im 23 year old female I used to have a class 3 jaw protrusion.. I was wearing dental braces for 3 years..My teeth looks wonderful but my lower lip... READ MORE

More Defined Jawline for 31 Year Old Female? (photo)

I am a 31 year old female, 5'8 and 125 lbs. I exercise almost every day and eat very healthfully. But I've always had a double chin and no matter how... READ MORE

Why is my Numbness of the Chin Increasing 3 Months After Le Fort Osteotomy and Sagittal Osteotomy? (photo)

I am a 62 year old female that had a Le Fort osteotomy and a sagittal osteotomy 4 months ago to increase my airway. My jaw was moved 10 mm forward. My... READ MORE

Is Surgery on the Upper Palate the Only Answer to Fix a Cross Bite, Crowding and Crooked Top Teeth - 23yr Old Female. (photo)

My orthodontist has told me that in order to get braces for crowding and crooked top teeth, I would first need to have an invasive operation to... READ MORE

Jaw Surgery to Fix my Bite Which is out of Alignment?

I am a 58 year old female. I am scheduled for jaw surgery and because the moving forward of my jaw will make my chin protrude it is being suggested... READ MORE

Jaw Shifting When Talking?

When I talk, my left jaw shifts drastically to the left, especially when I make the "s" sound. This is very embarrassing and I do not even want to... READ MORE

Orthognatic Surgery/ TMJ?

Hello, I am a 22 year old female who has severe TMJ. I have met with three different surgeons who specializes in that area and two of them suggested... READ MORE

What Would Cause More Numbness of the Chin 4 Months After Saggital Osteotomy?

I am a 62 year old female that had Le Fort osteotomy and sagittal osteotomy 4 months ago that moved my jaw forward 10 mm. After 2 months, there was... READ MORE

Lower jaw problems and susceptible Long Face Syndrome, what can be achieved through lower jaw surgery apart from fixing my bite?

16 soon to be 17yro female with pre existing overbite as now made worse by the extraction of 4 teeth that were pulled before getting my braces of... READ MORE

Would jaw surgery, sliding genioplasty, or soft tissue surgery fix how I look when I smile? (photo)

I went to a jaw specialist because I have TMJ and my jaw is asymmetrical. I also have quite the overbite. He told me that I'd need surgery to correct... READ MORE

I currently have an underbite and planning to have double jaw surgery. (Photo)

At the moment I've had braces for 2 years, 11 months and have been told it'll be at least another 6 months before I have the surgery. I was just... READ MORE

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