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Case Study – Dermal-Fat Graft for Labiomental Fold Tightness

  Background: The intraoral approach to chin surgery for either implant placement or bony reshaping is common. Reaching the chin bone requires going through the origin of the mentalis muscle. (technically some attachment of the muscle to the bone is left to put back together during closure) While such intraoral access is common and very Read More…

Treatment of the Tight Labiomental Fold with Dermal-Fat Grafting

  The labiomental fold is a transverse indentation that makes a separation between the upper lip and chin. Its depth differs amongst people in which it can be quite shallow or very deep partially influenced by the development of the lower jaw and the upper and lower incisor tooth relationship. Three muscles help create the Read More…

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