Chin Reduction/Jaw Shaving for 20 year old girl with a butt chin? (photo)
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Chin Reduction Surgery For Long And Pointy Chin
Your chin appears long (overprojected) and a little pointy. This can be reduced by shortening the chin bone in vertical length and reducing its horizontal projection. Most of the time, I do this procedure through a submental (under the chin) incision which allows the excess soft tissues to be removed and tightened as well. In some cases, it may be possible to do the chin reduction from an intraoral approach. But without a side profile view this determination can not be made based on one picture only.
A better photo of yourself in the true profile (side) position would be much more helpful. Nonetheless a sliding genioplasty (cutting the bone and repositioniong it) is typically the procedure done to reduce the size/prominence of the chin. The next best step is for you to seek consultation with a board certified plastic or oral surgeon who specializes in this procedure. Glad to help... @drryanstanton
The photo you show does not do justice to what you are describing, but assuming your chin is too prominent, you will need a "genioplasty" or chin reduction. Many plastic surgeons and oral surgeons do them. I would get recommendations from your dentist. Best of luck to you.
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