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Chin or Mentoplasty

What is Mentoplasty?

Mentoplasty is a type of surgery that is carried out on the chin and is intended to give you a greater proportion to the face by modifying the size and position of the chin or of the chin, so that it harmonizes with the other facial features.

Yes there are excess chin it is solved by Osteotomy or bone fragment resection. And we make up for the lack of chin developmentchin retracted, by placing a rigid silicone prosthesis.

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Mentoplasty | Facial Aesthetic Surgery

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Mentoplasty

The chin, like the nose, is an indispensable part in the development of the face profile, essential in the aesthetics of the face. Thus, it is relatively frequent that changes in position appear, either in advance or retraction (in the case of retraction, it gives the sensation of a bigger nose than it really is).

  • You can give more strength to the face
  • Smooths the features
  • Corrects facial asymmetries
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Facial Aesthetics | Mentoplasty

It is recommended in dentofacial disharmonies (small jaw, long face, long maxilla, etc.), bone positional changes (deficiency or excess), large jaw, lip disharmonies (lower lip) or bulky, facial asymmetries, nasofacial deformity, chin line neck short, young patients with double chin, short lower third or small face, etc.).

Mentoplasty Details

Technique

Mentoplasty is performed through an incision in the mucosa of the mouth, just below the lower incisors.

Duration and Anesthesia

Normally Mentoplasty is an outpatient surgery, it is performed with local anesthesia or local anesthesia and sedation.

The duration is 1 hour.

Postoperative

It is not painful, patients report discomfort or tightness, controllable with pain relievers.

During the first days, a soft diet and application of cold to the area are recommended to help prevent the area from becoming inflamed.

The incorporation to normal life is done on the third or fourth day.

It does not prevent a normal life, always moderating or avoiding sports activity the first 20/30 days.

Results

They are appreciated immediately. It will take 20/30 days for the inflammation to reduce and the real result to be appreciated.

The choice of a dermal filler, compared to surgery, is its duration:

- From 12 to 18 months for filling - The surgery is permanent and permanent

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Characteristics of Mentoplasty

Duration

About 1 hour

Anesthesia

Ambulatory Local Anesthesia

Recovery

Immediate incorporation, we recommend resting 3 weeks

Alternatives

The Non-surgical Alternative would be Hyaluronic Acid Filler

Results

Immediate, inflammation reduces in 3 weeks

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Frequent questions Mentoplasty

Mentoplasty is performed through an incision in the mucosa of the mouth, just below the lower incisors. The intervention consists of making a cut in the jaw with an intraoral approach. The goal is to advance the chin. This will later be fixed with osteosynthesis materials in the exact position that was planned during the diagnosis by Dr. García-Aparicio.

The duration is 1 hour. During the surgery you will not feel any pain. The mentoplasty is normally an outpatient surgery, is performed with local anesthesia or local anesthesia and sedation.

The real results are appreciated immediately although it will take 20/30 days for the inflammation to reduce and the real result to be appreciated.

No, what the prosthesis does is increase the volume of the area. That would be another type of intervention. It is not possible to create the dimple on the chin.

The main objectives of the Mentoplasty are:

  • Give more strength to the face: defining or increasing the chin;
  • Smooth the features: reducing the chin;
  • Correct facial asymmetries: with increase or reduction of chin.

It is not painful, patients report discomfort or tightness, controllable with pain relievers. During the first days soft diet and application of cold in the area is recommended to help keep the area from getting inflamed. The incorporation into normal life it is done on the third or fourth day. It does not impede a normal life, always moderating or avoiding sports activity the first 20/30 days.

It modifies the shape or size or position of the chin and balances the lack or excess of its development. Harmonize the features.

The prosthesis is permanent, it is solid silicone and it is not necessary to change it. Its permanent. It is not necessary to change the prosthesis after years.

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