No. The procedure is not always quick and it is not easy go adequate anesthesia with just local anesthesia. I prefer to do a general endotracheal anesthesia which provides a safe set up for the surgeon to do a good mentoplasty.
Yes, but. I would suspect that you might prefer some IV sedation as well. Please check with your anesthesiologists about how best to do this case.
Mentoplasty. The answer really depends on how involved the planned surgery will be. If its straight forward then yes local anesthesia is quite fine, if there is going to be any work on the mandible then perhaps you may need sedation or general. Discuss with the surgeon and then decide. Read more...