Do I need jaw surgery or Chin augmentation to fix what's going on with the lower part of my face?

I used to have an overbite and hence thought that my underdeveloped chin and jaw were because of this. Now however I have gotten my teeth fixed and still notice the weak small chin and from the side it almost connects to my neck. So I was wondering what I would need to do to fix this.

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Jaw surgery versus a chin implant

 Chin implants are composed of Silastic,  are inserted under local anesthesia as an outpatient procedure which takes approximately 30 minutes. Chin implants offer only a cosmetic improvement to the chin to augment it forward. Jaw surgery is performed by an oral surgeon under general anesthesia in a hospital setting with an overnight stay in the hospital. Jaw surgery is performed to realign the teeth as well as bring the jaw forward.
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