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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

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

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

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

Is something wrong with my Intraoral incision after sliding genioplasty? (Photo)

I had s.g 7 weeks ago. The chin bone was forwarded 4-5 mm and vertically heightened as well. I am really worried because ever since i regained full... READ MORE

Is this possible for my chin? (photos)

Is it possible to reshape my chin as in the following photos? What would the cost and approximate healing time be? READ MORE

Sliding genioplasty risks for aging people?

What potential complications or risks are there or even success stories from people who've had a SG and are approaching their 40s, 50s, 60s or 70s? 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

Can I shorten my chin by 'shaving it down'? i.e: without breaking/removing any bones?

Can surgeons "shave down" the side of my chin that is unevenly longer? I wouldn't want filler to equal it out as my face is already quite long so id... 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

Mentalis suspension surgery. Chin ptosis after implant removal. I need doctor recommendations? (Photos)

I had surgery for chin implant.it was a silicon implant and surgery done from inside my mouth.had a problem with the wound that wouldn't heal. i had... 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

It has been 10 weeks since Chin Augmentation. Is there a chance the crease will go away with more time and healing? (photo)

It's very clear now the implant is laying on a nerve. Would botox stil be an option to help the vertical crease when I talk? READ MORE

Asymmetrical chin. What can I do to make it even? (Photo)

Hello! I have an asymmetrical chin and it's bothering me. On the right, it's longer than on the left. What can I do to make it even (shorten the right... READ MORE

How long til these tissues shrink again? (Photos)

I have surgery next week after Wound healing med bore Surgery there is no zygomatic I did rib graft mandible before. For nine years I have cancer and... READ MORE

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