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Chin Implant Vs Orthognathic Surgery for Receded Chin?

I have noticed my chin is receded in pictures so I started looking into a slight chin implant. The more look into it, it has dawned on me that this... READ MORE

Jaw Surgery for Gummy Smile, Receding Profile, and Lip Incompetence? (photo)

Possible surgical procedures for the following? Bad lip incompetence at rest, closing lips causes visible chin strain Receding side... READ MORE

Unhappy with Facial Profile - Maxillofacial Surgery Candidate? (photo)

I'm a 20 year old male and am unhappy with my profile, mostly as a result of my poorly aligned jaw. Pics are attached. This is what I would guess my... READ MORE

Am I a Candidate for Orthognathic Surgery? (photo)

My main complain is gummy smile and slightly long maxilla. Also, my chin is receeding and my lower jaw is small wich creats jowels, double chin and... READ MORE

Does Orthognathic Surgery Require Braces?

I'm getting sagittal split osteotomy in CA to correct my receded chin that has resulted in an overbite. Are braces required before, during, and after... READ MORE

Receding jaw surgery? Does it have to take 2 years?

Receding jaw surgery ?! does it have to take 2 years ? cant you have it done and then get the teeth to match ? or can you have the surgery and then... READ MORE

Will gum tissue grow back after reconstructive jaw surgery? (photo)

I had reconstructive jaw surgery a month ago. I have Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome so the surgeon had a difficult time restoring blood flow and the gums... READ MORE

Does jaw surgery fix openbite and overbite?

I have a very recessed jaw (17 year old male) and also a large openbite and overbite. My parents are wondering if I can get a chin implant now, and... READ MORE

Recessed Chin or Jaw? (photo)

Hello I was wondering if I should get a sliding genioplasty or should invest in bi jaw surgery to bring out both jaws forward in addition to a sliding... READ MORE

Chin Implant or Ortgognatic Surgery to Improve the Aspect of a Jaw? (photo)

I have an slightly receded lower jaw, with a maybe minimalistic overbite. The difference between jaws on the front is of about 0.5 cm. Most of my... READ MORE

Do I Have a Receding Chin, over Jet, or Protruding Mouth? Please Help Identify Cause. (photo)

I had braces for two years. Even after braces, my front teeth protrude out. It looks bad when I smile. I would like to fix that, by surgery or... READ MORE

Jaw Surgery for Major Overbite?

Hello I have been going to the Marquette school of dentistry to get braces and fix my overbite since I was 13 years old now im 18 my teeth are... READ MORE

What Kind of Jaw Surgery Will Correct a Protruding Mouth and Receding Chin?

I am not familiar with jaw surgery at all. Thank you! READ MORE

Do I Need Orthognathic Surgery or Could I Get Better with Cheek And/or Jaw Implants or Injections? (photo)

I´m 31 and twice, at 9 and at 26 got orthodontic treatment, last with a palatal expansion (non surgical) .Though I got better, orthodontics did not... READ MORE

What Kind of Facial Surgery Should I Look Into? I Have Problems With My Jaw, Sleep Apnea, Trouble Breathing? (photo)

Hi, 1st post ive had braces for a good couple of years and that had fixed my teeth and my bite functions fine.. i've been told my bite and teeth... READ MORE

Orthognathic Surgery with Jaw Implants?

Okay so I am requiring surgery to advance my receding lower jaw but I would also consider getting jaw implants some time in the future to achieve a... READ MORE

Maxillofacial Surgery Under Local?

I have a slightly recessed jaw and also a gummy smile. I dont want to use botox or a jaw implant and was wondering if the former or both can be fixed... READ MORE

Wider Lower Jaw?

Hello, you make lowr jaw wider without any implants or botox ? I have got small lower jaw, overbite, receding chin . READ MORE

Can I Get Orthognathic Surgery After Having Had Chin and Jaw Implants?

I got chin and jaw implants to improve my receding chin and weak jawline about 5 years ago, but it's still not great. The orthodontist says I have a... READ MORE

Can Doctors Tell How Deficient the Upper and Lower Jaw Are if Teeth Were Previously Aligned?

Hello! I believe my jaws are receding, but I have had braces so my teeth are aligned for the most part. Without using the teeth's relation to the jaw,... READ MORE

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