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Custom Facial Implants after Orthognathic Surgery

  Orthognathic surgery produces significant facial skeletal changes and bite correction. For many patients who undergo orthognathic surgery that operation addresses all of their facial concerns and no further surgery is required. But by the nature of where and how the maxillary and mandibular osteotomies are done, contour irregularities along the jawline can occur as Read More…

Technical Strategies – 3D Modeling in Jaw Cyst Reconstruction

  Cysts of the lower jaw can be benign or malignant. But despite the pathology differences they all can cause expansile changes in the bone. When large enough they expand the outer and inner cortical plates of the lower jaw, either pushing out the cortical plates or destroying it in the process. While such jaw Read More…

Experience and Results of a Cheek Dimpleplasty Technique

  Cheek dimples are well known aesthetic features of the midface. Some people who do not have them regard them as aesthetically desirable while others who have them would like to have them removed. When naturally present anatomic studies have shown that cheek dimples occur as a result of a defect in the zygomaticus muscle. Read More…

Plastic Surgery Case Study – Posterior Fontanelle Skull Defect Reconstruction

  Background: Congenital skull defects occur in a wide variety of presentations. In essence it is any contour irregularity that results in a noticeable loss of contour projection. Most congenital skull defects are not full-thickness. Rather they are partial thickness with inadequate bine thickness compared to the surrounding bone. One of the smaller congenital skull Read More…

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