A member asked:

Why might a cosmetic chin implant cause pain in one side of the jaw even after a year?

6 doctors weighed in across 3 answers
Dr. Robert Keller answered

Specializes in Emergency Medicine

Sometimes the implant can be inflamed from old or new infection, compression on a nerve or chronic inflammation from trying to be rejected.

Answered Feb 6, 2015

6.3k views

Thank

Still have questions?

Get the best care from a doctor who knows you.

Book a Video Appointment
appScreen
Sponsor Content
Dr. Richard Fleming answered

Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery

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.

Answered Jan 3, 2013

5.4k views

Thank
Dr. Majid Jamali answered

Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

There are many reasons, but mainly shifting of the implant. Another reason is pressure on the nerve. You should contact your surgeon for advise.

Answered Aug 29, 2014

3.8k views

Thank

Related Questions

A member asked:

Is there a cosmetic surgery to to fix your jaw line, chin or mouth area?

6 doctors weighed in across 3 answers

Online Primary Care Doctors Accepting New Patients

$44 video appointments available today with a membership as low as $15/month

Book a Video Appointment
Ask your question
Didn't find what you're looking for?

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more.

Ask your question

Meet your new favorite doctor
...