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As a result, the patient may have eating disorders, may experience breathing problems and snoring while sleeping. These chin deformities may also cause the person to experience psychological problems.

Patients with such orthodontic problems are reffered to dentists before any aesthetic operation. However, orthodontic treatment may not be sufficient fort he patient who also have biting problems, and surgical intervention in the jawbones may be required. The surgical methods are aesthetic operations that are more comprehensive and have a longer recovery period compared to the jaw tip procedures performed only for aesthetic reasons.


How Is Performed Chin Aesthetic Operations?

Before deciding the methods to perform, the underlying problem should be well defined. Therefore, a detailed physical examination should be done beforehand. For the patients whose lower jaw is smaller than a proportional look and backwards, chin implants or filler injections may be recommended.

The chin aesthetic operation, which can be performed under general or local anesthesia according to the patient’s desire and the surgeon’s decision, takes an average of 45 minutes - 1 hour. Prostheses are inserted into the appropriate areas planned on the chin by incisions made under the chin or inside the mouth. 

Does Chin Aesthetic Operation Leave A Scar?

Depending on the technique, there may be noticible scar left after the surgery. There are several techniques used for the surgery. The first of them is the incisions made inside the mouth. Thanks to thes incisions, there is no scar left noticible.

The second method is performed by incisions made under the chin. By this method, there are scars left however the scars are not directly noticible since the scars are below the chin. Both methods are applied for a chin aesthetic surgery.

Although incisions made inside of the mouth are generally preferred, incisions made under the chin are used in cases when the patient undergoes a combined surgery of genioplasty, jowl and neck lift operation. 

How Is The Recovery Period?

The patient may experience pain and swelling for the first week after the surgery. It is normal to have nump lips temporarily. 

The incisions made inside the mouth heal within a weel and the swelling around the mouth subsides within 1-2 weeks. 

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Does It hurt?

The operation can be performed under loca lor general anesthesia depending on the patient’s desire. If the operation is performed under general anesthesia, the patient does not feel any pain during the operation.

If the operation is performed under locak anesthesia, the patient experience pain while the local anesthesia is applied via needles.

FAQs

Does the jaw aesthetics surgery leave a scar?

In the operation of the chin aesthetics, the traces vary depending on the region to be used in the procedure. Since the incision of the jaw tip is usually used through the mouth, there is no trace after the procedure.

From which areas are the chin-tip implants placed?

The chin-tip implants are placed in the jaw area by the incisions made under the mouth or under the chin. 

Are the implants used in the jaw aesthetic procedure harm to the body or have side effects?

Implants used at the tip of the jaws have no known side effects against the body. However, because of the foreign material placed on the body from outside, the body's reaction to this substance differs from person to person. 

What is the life span of silicones used during the procedure?

Implants placed at the end of the jaw do not develop any reaction by the body and do not need to be replaced if the person does not demand removal.

Is jaw aesthetics a painful procedure?

The procedure can be done by local or general anesthesia according to the person's demand. In general anesthesia, the person does not feel anything. For local anesthesia, only the fine needles used during local applications are felt and there is no pain during the procedure. 

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