My chin is weak and my mouth seems always to be open. Can corrective surgery fix this and what about chin augmentation with implants.

by Bellevue | Seattle’s Dr. Philip Young | Aesthetic Facial Plastic Surgery:

Corrective Jaw Surgery can Correct most of those concerns but the surgery is pretty extensive. The procedure involves cutting through the upper jaw and lower jaw and  moving the complete segment of your jaws and many times you need your jaws wired shut for awhile, sometimes as long as a month or more.  You can determine if you need some chin augmentation through this discussion:

Here is the link:

To get a full description you can look up my blog and there are pictures there to explain the above.

If you look up my theory on facial aesthetics you can get an understanding of how your face should be proportioned.  The theory is called the Circles of Prominence.

Here is a before and after chin augmentation with a silicone chin implant:

Hope that helps!

Thanks for reading, Dr Young

Dr Young specializes in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and is located in Bellevue near Seattle, Washington

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