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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…

Three Common Misconceptions about Custom Facial Implants

  The contemporary use of a custom facial implant approach has introduced a whole new method of facial reshaping. The historic use of standard facial implants, while creating their own beneficial changes, by definition are more limited due to their smaller sizes and coverage of less bone surface area. Most patients consider a custom implant Read More…

Case Study – Anterior Vertically Lengthening Custom Jawline Implant

  Background: Most concerns about the need for jawline augmentation are focused on the horizontal and width dimensions. Making the lower jaw more prominent is done by this 2D approach. The main need for adding verticality to the jawline is most commonly done in the posterior jaw angles where a high mandibular plane angle has Read More…

Case Study – Extreme Custom Jawline Implant Replacement

Background: Custom jawline implants are the most powerful augmentation method of the lower third of the face. By increasing the outer contours of the lower jaw throughout its entire length, the continuous surface area coverage can have a powerful effect. Unlike standard implants which are often viewed in one dimension (e.g., chin implants and their Read More…

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