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Technical Strategies – Plate and Screw Application in Sliding Genioplasty

The use of a sliding genioplasty for chin reshaping dates back half a century and is the most recognized facial osteotomy procedure. Unlike jaw surgery which affects the tooth-bearing part of the jaw and introduces some restrictions with mouth opening, downfracturing the mandibular symphysis (chin) does not. The chin bone is the only true aesthetic Read More…

The Aesthetic Effects of Blended (Extreme) Chin Augmentation

The classic debate, and sometimes an actual controversy, is whether chin augmentation is best done with an implant or by moving the chin bone. While patients and surgeons often try and compare them by their level of invasiveness, that is really an irrelevant and short-sighted thought process to that decision. That discussion more likely emanates Read More…

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