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Fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS)
Undergraduate & Medical SchoolUndergraduate: Appalachian State University
Dental: DDS, University Of North Carolina School Of Dentistry
Medical: MD, Louisiana State University School of Medicine
Post-Medical School TrainingInternship: General Surgery, Louisiana State University School of Medicine
Residency: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Louisiana State University
American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
American College of Surgeons
Treatments offered at Piedmont Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Center
Most popular answers from Steven Gollehon, DDS, MD, FACS
I agree with your previous surgeons. Based on your profile and the contours of your chin, you would benefit much more from jaw advancement than chin... READ MORE
Jaw growth varies by sex, age, and growth pattern. On average, jaw growth progresses into the late teens and occasionally into the early twenties... READ MORE
Your photo shows an anterior hyoid position with mild microgenia and certicofacial liposis. My recommendation would be to seek a consultation by a... READ MORE
It is very difficult to access your face in the submitted photos. Assuming that you do in face have a long face appearance clinically, you will need a... READ MORE
You are still very early post injury. Based on the photos, you also had a left angle fracture. The left angle appears to still be a bit swollen... READ MORE
Does a BSSO to correct jaw lower jaw asymmetry effect the shape/position of the rear part of the jaw under the masseter muscle?
BSSO surgery affects the posterior mandibular body not the angles as VRO can. As long as the surgery is performed correctly, your angles should be... READ MORE
An 8mm overjet is significant. Most often this cannot be corrected with braces alone. Combination treatment with orthodontics and surgery is the most... READ MORE
Ask your orthodontist if you are a class III malocclusion. Many times a protruding chin is the result of mandibular excess. If so, an osteotomy to... READ MORE
It's not as important which type of surgeon you choose as the experience of that surgeon at doing the procedure that you need. There are many plastic... READ MORE
In your case, there are several factors to consider. I do not think that it is a contraindication to perform malar augmentation in combination with... READ MORE
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