How is Chin Aesthetics Performed?
We will talk about how orthognathic surgery, known as orthognathic surgery in medicine and known as chin aesthetics among the people, is performed. Depending on the problem of the person to be operated, either lower or upper jaw or both lower and upper jaw surgery can be performed. The duration of the operation takes between 1.5 and 3 hours in one chin, depending on the size of the patient's problem. As in almost every surgery, although the first week of surgery is troublesome for the patient, there is a visible change in the chin in the first month.6. After one month, a complete recovery is seen in the patient. In 1 year, the patient can continue his life as if nothing had happened.
Who Can Have Lower Jaw Surgery?
Lower jaw surgery is performed on patients over the age of 18. Lower jaw surgery can be applied to support orthodontic treatment or where orthodontic treatment is not sufficient. This surgery is part of orthodontic treatment. For this reason, before the lower jaw surgery, the patient must have started orthodontic treatment and the patient's teeth must be smooth.
How is Lower Jaw Surgery Performed?
First of all, the environment where mandible surgery is performed should be a fully equipped hospital. Otherwise, undesirable results may occur in your surgery. Lower jaw surgery is a procedure performed under general anesthesia in the hospital. Surgery is a procedure that is performed without removing the braces after the defect in the teeth is eliminated during the braces treatment. In cases where the lower jaw is smaller than normal, the jawbone is cut and brought forward. Bone tissue is transferred to the formed space. It is fixed together with screws or titanium plates. In cases where the lower jaw is anterior or overgrown, the bone tissue is cut and the lower jaw is taken back. After the surgery, the swelling that occurs heals within 1 week.