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sliding genioplasty vs chin implant

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Barnett
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
Same thing usually: Any operation on the chin to change its shape is called a genioplasty from the latin word for "chin." sometimes an implant is used to change the appe ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darryl Blinski
45 years experience Plastic Surgery
Multi face ops.: Best to seek oNLY IN PERSON opinions from boarded surgeons in your state/city/area...
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Ryan
49 years experience Dentistry
Pros and cons: A sliding genioplasty and chin implants can accomplish the same end result of improving the profile of a deficient chin area. The genioplasty is mor ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Sanders
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery
Chin : Chin augmentation can be a very rewarding procedure for both the patient and the surgeon. The most common method by far is an alloplastic implant. T ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Ryan
49 years experience Dentistry
See below: A sliding genioplasty is a surgical procedure to change the appearance of the chin. A horseshoe shaped segment of the bottom of the jaw is surgicall ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Barnett
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
Not necessarily: Sometimes the bite of the teeth are fine and only a chin implant is needed. Other times both have to be addressed. Too many times plastic surgeons j ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
~$5,000-15,000: This will range tremendously depending on implants, anesthesia and extent of liposuction. See the video below for sample fat injection results. http:/ ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nima Shemirani
16 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Chin augmentation: Dear whetardh, the costs vary by surgeon and city. Expect to pay around 2500-5000 depending on these factors. With that said, the surgery is very ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Quon
41 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Varies: Fees vary from office to office. The cost of bone grafting depends on where the graft is needed, what type of grafting material is used, the type o ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sherris
32 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Chin surgery: Both procedures work well. If there are accompanying bite issues see an oral surgeon for more extensive jaw surgery. For minor augmentation a chin imp ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Yoo
14 years experience Plastic Surgery
Variable: The fees will vary greatly depending on your particular location and the surgeons practicing there. Since cosmetic procedures are fee for service, th ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Rundle
45 years experience Dentistry
It varies: In a general sense, you are not buying a chunk of metal or a piece of bone; you are paying for the experience and expertise of the dental surgeon who ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Todd Abbott
24 years experience Pathology
I am not sure: I am not sure. Lets see if someone else with expertise in neurosurgery will answer your question.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Barnett
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
It depends: Chin implant costs vary depending on what part of the country you live and also vary between doctors. In our part of the us, it can be had for as lit ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Chin reduction: Chin surgery (genioplasty) can change the shape, height or size of the chin. Chin implants are the most common type of chin surgery. Average chin surg ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Ryan
49 years experience Dentistry
Pros and cons: A sliding genioplasty and chin implants can accomplish the same end result of improving the profile of a deficient chin area. The genioplasty is mor ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Sinus augmentation: To make room for the bone, the sinus membrane has to be moved upward, or "lifted", sometimes also called a sinus augmentation. It is done w ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Completely different: For some photos visit http://www.Fattransferbreastaug.Com. This requires an extensive consultation to determine if you are a good candidate and the r ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Barnett
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes: Depending on the degree of protrusion, a recession genioplasty can be done. In this operation, the chin bone is cut off the rest of the mandible, sli ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Nesbit: It is certainly possible for your teeth to shift when you do not wear this device. Will you be doing an implant to replace your missing tooth? Repl ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Hard to say, for you: Implant surgery is usually not painful. I have placed over a thousand implants with only local anesthetic and not one complaint. You should consider s ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
35 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
One healing site: With alloderm, you don't need to have tissue removed from the roof of your mouth, so you only have one surgical site that needs to heal as opposed to ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bobbitt
31 years experience Dentistry
No: Genioplasty is a cosmetic alteration of the chin. It can, however, be performed in conjunction with mobilization of the mandible-- which is an orthope ... Read More

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