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Case Study – Aesthetic Correction of the High Angle Jaw Deformity

  Background: The shape of the jawline consists of various anatomic zones that has numerous dimensions. While the most common aesthetic concerns are a chin that does not have enough horizontal projection or jaw angles that are not wide enough, there are many other types of aesthetic deformities of the jawline. One such undesired jawline Read More…

The Jaw Angle Cap Implant

  The contemporary desire for a well defined jaw angle rivals that of the more well established demand for increased chin projection. Even though it is on the back part of the jaw, its influence on the perception of the lower face is significant as there are two jaw angles that project out from the Read More…

Technical Strategies – Jaw Angle Implant Screw Fixation

  Jaw angle implants are one of the most unique facial augmentation techniques given its posterior jaw location. Placed under the thick masseter muscle and having a remote and limited access to do so from inside the mouth, the placement of the implant on the exact and symmetric position on the jaw angle bone can Read More…

Case Study – Facelift with Jaw Angle Implants

  Background: The facelift is a well known surgical rejuvenative procedure that primarily creates a smoother jawline and a more defined cervicomental angle. For some facelift patients the addition of a chin implant, if their chin is short, helps improve the jawline by adding increased projection at its anterior edge. This is why many facelifts Read More…

Jaw Angle Deformity after Sagittal Split Osteotomy

  The sagittal split mandibular ramus osteotomy (SSRO) is the most commonly performed osteotomy of the mandible. It is done to either move the lower jaw and its attached teeth either forward or back to correct dentoalveolar deformities and bring the teeth into a better interdigitating relationship. It is a very cleverly designed osteotomy that Read More…

Female Jawline Enhancement

  The presence of a discernible chin has always been an important aesthetic feature of the lower face in both men and women. While the desired amount of projection will vary between the genders, it is clear that having some chin projection is better than having little or none. While the chin has always been Read More…

Case Study – Dermal Graft for Jaw Angle Asymmetry

  Background: Asymmetry of the lower third of the face is common. While there can be a soft tissue component to it, more times than not it is caused by asymmetry of the bone. the most common location for jaw asymmetries is in the angle area. The mandibular ramus is the L-shaped portion of the Read More…

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