Facial Plast Surg 2021; 37(06): 709-715
DOI: 10.1055/s-0041-1735307
Original Article

Genioplasty and Mandibular Implants

Tom Shokri
1   Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic Associates, Fort Worth, Texas
,
Mattie Rosi-Schumacher
2   Department of Otolaryngology, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, New York
,
Laura Petrauskas
3   Section of Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
,
3   Section of Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
,
Yadranko Ducic
1   Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic Associates, Fort Worth, Texas
› Author Affiliations

Abstract

Genioplasty is a useful technique employed for both aesthetic and, in the case of obstructive sleep apnea, functional purposes. Mandibular implants similarly represent a powerful tool in the facial surgeons armamentarium. Herein, we review relevant anatomy, patient evaluation, and various techniques employing both alloplastic augmentation and osseous modification of the mandible.



Publication History

Publication Date:
16 September 2021 (online)

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