How can I find out if a chin implant I got 20 years ago has metal in it? I'm getting an MRI and need to know.

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How can I find out if a chin implant I got 20 years ago has metal in it? I'm getting an MRI and need to know.

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Hi, ask your dentist to do an Xray of your chin to see if there are any screws.  That would be the only metal associated with chin implant placement, though I don't find it necessary to secure chin implants with screws.Hope this helps.

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