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How Does a Sliding Genioplasty for Chin Length Heal?

I am interested in getting a sliding genioplasty to improve lack of chin projection and more importantly lack of chin length. I am curious how this... READ MORE

Sliding Genioplasty chin bone healing question?

I want to increase vertical length by 10 mm at least. After the surgery and the healing period (6 months-1 year) is complete, do you get back the full... READ MORE

There is a Lump On my Chin Area From A Hard Blow, What Could it Be?

I had a hard blow to my lower lip and chin area 1 week ago. My mouth was cut from the inside by my teeth. It seems to be healing, but there is a hard... READ MORE

Teeth numbness and insensitivity to cold/hot 5 weeks post genioplasty. Normal healing or devitalized teeth?

I'm 5 weeks postop from a combined rhinoplasty and genioplasty. I'm concerned with my 4 bottom teeth insensitivity. I had numbness and tingling in the... READ MORE

Muscle strain & asymmetry after chin reduction (sliding genioplasty) and submental lipo - will this heal on its own? (Photo)

After lower jaw surgery in 2012 (BSSO), still wasnt happy with overall appearance. Class III was fixed, but my chin was still too prominent. I had an... READ MORE

I had a mentoplasty 2 years ago that has healed asymmetrically. Is it safe to remove the hardware causing protrusion on 1 side?

The mentoplasty was done 2 years ago to correct my chin/jaw that healed mis-shaped and wide on 1 side after a bad auto accident. My surgeon is... READ MORE

Dentist suggests a chin surgery for thrusting chin. Any suggestions?

A case of malocclusion,I got my braces three months ago. Today, my dentist said that my chin is thrusting forward and to get the perfect result, I... READ MORE

How long will it take for the scar tissue to soften and heal? And How long before the dissolvable stitches dissolve? (photo)

I was involved in an ATV accident, cracking 2 of my front teeth and shifting 1 tooth on the bottom row out of place. I received stitches inside and... READ MORE

My Chin Implant Was Removed 4 Days Ago Because of Infection.How Long Bfore It Clears Up?

I Am on Antibiotics (Cefadroxil 500mg) through this Wed. He put in 3 stitches in after removing the implant. I still have pus oozing out of the area. READ MORE

How many times can a Genioplasty be performed where the bone will heal fully and scar tissue won't become an issue?

I'm asking this question because initially I had double jaw surgery and a Genioplasty to balance out my face, however I felt that the doctor moved my... READ MORE

Does Genioplasty unevenness eventually evens out?

I had a genioplasty done about 8 months ago. One side is a bit lower than the other. I have gone to two doctors and both said to wait a a year as bone... READ MORE

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