correction of a protruding or recessed chin, which makes certain facial feature disproportionate; correction of facial profile
aanesthesia : general
procedure:the incision is made in the vestibule of the mouth. The procedure involves decreasing protrusion of the jaw (excisino of the protruding bone fragment) or filling in of a recessed chin (implants, osteotomy). Antibiotics are indicated for prophylaxis.
POST OPERATIVE CARE :
Bandages are placed over the chin. Over the first 3 days, the patient is on a liquid diet, and then on a pureed food diet for the next 4 days.
hemorrhage, infection, implant displacement
LENGTS OF TIME PATIENT MUST REMAIN AFTER THE PROCEDURE:
TIME NEED FOR RECUPERATION:
return to regular activities after approximately 2 weeks
Requires earlier visit to determine size of implant.
REQUIRED TEST :
EKG blood morphology, blood type bleeding time, clotting time
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