I'm 25 years old, 6 years ago i had a dental issue wherein my right molar was filled with pus and leaking over to my lower right cheek. The problem is, it left a scar which resembles a dimple and becomes more apparent when i smile. What i've noticed is that the skin seemed to be fused to my jawbone when i compared it to my left cheek. is fillers enough to treat this or surgery is necessary?
What Treatment Can I Get for my Indented Scar That Resembles a Dimple?
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How to treat a dimpled-in scar
A photo would be helpful to determine the best course of action, but if it is a small area I would consider two options:
- excision of the scar altogether
- subscission and filler
The choice of procedure depends on the size of the scar.
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