Chin Augmentation (Mentoplasty)


In spite of not being such a popular surgery, the chin increase with implant it is an ideal solution for people with retracted chin and sometimes with prominent nose.

Chin Augmentation (Mentoplasty)

In spite of not being such a popular surgery, the chin increase with implant it is an ideal solution for people with retracted chin and sometimes with prominent nose. It improves the facial profile when balancing the inferior third, as well as creates a defined line of the jaw. 

ANESTHESIA: Local anesthesia, or, local sedation. 

SURGERY: The implants can be placed in two different ways: Through an incision inside of the inferior lip, or, a small external incision of 2 centimeters at level where the chin unite to the neck. A microporo splint is placed when finishing the surgery for to reduce the inflammation and to maintain the implants in good localization.

DURATION:  45 minutes at one hour.  

HOSPITALIZATION: Ambulatory. 

POSTOPERATIVE CARES: If the incision was by intra-oral, it is important the appropriate cleaning of the buccal cavity, as well as to avoid consuming milk or derived, at least of 3 to 4 later days to the procedure.  

RECOVERY: Of 4 to 7 days.  

FINAL RESULT: One month.