A 23-year-old member asked:
Why might a cosmetic chin implant cause pain in one side of the jaw even after a year?
3 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Emergency Medicine 40 years experience
6.3k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Facial Plastic Surgery 51 years experience
Chin Implant: The implant may be rubbing the sensory nerve which is adjacent to the implant. Consult with the surgeon who did your operation. Removal is sometimes necessary.
5.4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 26 years experience
Pain from implant: There are many reasons, but mainly shifting of the implant. Another reason is pressure on the nerve. You should contact your surgeon for advise.
3.8k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Feb 6, 2015
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