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Cosmetic Surgery For A Receding Lower Jaw
Yes.: If the teeth are in a normal position, a chin implant is good for a "slightly" small chin; if lots of projection is needed, movement of the chin itself is the best option. However, if the teeth are in an abnormal position, formal jaw surgery (moving teeth and chin together) may be necessary. See a plastic surgeon who can examine you and discuss which option would be best for you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Cosmetic surgery is also known as Plastic surgery. Cosmetic surgery is a procedure in which a person is operated on by a plastic surgeon to make some parts of the body more to the person's liking. Cosmetic surgery can be on any part of the body, such as the face. Examples include rhinoplasty, chin ...Read more
Genioplasty?: Presuming that your lower jaw and teeth are reasonably normal, your chin can be augmented either with a chin implant or by advancing the chin bone slightly to improve your appearance. If the problem is that the whole lower jaw is small or abnormal then jaw advancement surgery (a more significant procedure) may be indicated. You should see a plastic surgeon or oral surgeon about the correct option. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Fillers anf fat grafting can be used to augment the soft tissues and lift the corner of the mouth. Liposuction can define the jaw line. The bone can be augmented with implants and bone grafts. Surgical lifts can also be used. I recommend a consultation with a board certified plastic surgeon. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
AnOfferYouCantRefuse: Well, you could stuff cotton balls in your cheeks, like Marlon Brando did in Godfather II; or you could try and gain lots of weight so your jowls grow big and wide; or maybe you could get silicone injections. But other than those brilliant suggestions it's probably best to consult a good maxillofacial/plastic surgeon, and learn all you can about the procedure and if it's really a good idea for you ...Read more
It depends: If the problem is a dental one yes .But it will be difficult if skeletal (micro gnathia). ...Read more
Jaw surgery Q: how long before you can eat regularly ? I had I lower jaw surgery and im almost 5 weeks
I mean like chips and burgers or chocolate.
Recovery in a 41 y/o: It of course depends on many factors, but at age 41 it can take a lot out of you. The first week can be pretty rough...Lots of swelling and numbness, some pain but should be manageable, liquid diet, lots of rest. After the first week, recovery speeds up, but still takes about 6 weeks to completely recover from. In my experience most healthy patients return to work in 3 weeks. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have bad overbite,was suggestd for double jaw surgery, advancin lower jaw 1cm. Cn i choose compromise method fr now and do jaw surgery later in life?
Jaw alignment: Your occlusion or how your teeth fit together is not an emergency and I would recommend getting several expert opinions and in the mean time addressing symptoms if any, such as TMJ. You can delay the procedure, but remember the older you get, the more medical conditions may arise to potentially complicate the surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I broke my jaw when I was younger and now my lower jaw needs to move back 2mm. I can't afford jaw surgery, what else can I do?
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