I got a medpor chin implant placed intraorally 10days back. My lower lip is being pulled down by the implant. lower lip and chin area is completely numb. when I try to join my lips together i feel lower lips are being pulled down and i am not able to pronounce P , B etc as they require bringing lips together. Is the implant large for me ??
MEDPOR Chin Implant Pulling my Lower Lips? (photo)
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Chin Implant Pulling Lower Lip
At 10 days, swelling is playing a role in the result. I must say that a profile view would be much more helpful in the analysis. Having said that, I have never had an issue with the lip being pulled down after chin implant surgery
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Chin Implant and pulling on Lower lip
Ten days post surgery and with an intra oral incision you still have a lot of swelling. I would give this some more time to settle before determining any long term problems with speech, mouth occlusion etc..If you are still experiencing the same problems in thirty days I would discuss your concerns with your surgeon for further advisement. Best regards, Michael V. Elam, M.D.
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