Chin Surgery

Chin surgery (genioplasty) is a facial cosmetic surgery that can increase or reduce the length and projection of the chin. There are two basic approaches to chin surgery: The chin bone is moved and fixed in a new position with wires and screws. An implant is used to add size to a receding chin. While patients may […]

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Cosmetic Procedures

Cosmetic facial surgery has long been performed to correct physical malformations resulting from disease, injury and congenital craniofacial anomalies. Today, a growing number of men and women are choosing cosmetic facial surgery to improve their appearance and reduce the signs of aging. Because of their background in surgery of the face, oral and maxillofacial surgeons […]

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Obstructive Sleep Apnea Surgery

  Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a serious and even life-threatening condition. The risks of undiagnosed OSA include heart attack, stroke, irregular heartbeat, high blood pressure, heart disease and decreased libido. In addition, OSA causes daytime drowsiness that can result in accidents, lost productivity and relationship problems. The National Sleep Foundation estimates that 18 million […]

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Is Jaw Surgery Necessary?

Those who may benefit from corrective jaw surgery – or orthognathic surgery – include those with an improper bite resulting from misaligned teeth and/or jaws. In some cases, a person’s upper and lower jaws may grow at different rates. Injuries and craniofacial anomalies seen at birth may also affect jaw alignment. While orthodontics can usually […]

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