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Genioplasty Techniques

  • Ali Payami
  • Zain Manji
  • Alex M. GreenbergEmail author
Chapter

Abstract

Genioplasty or mentoplasty procedures have been commonly performed for many years [1, 2]. The goal of any genioplasty procedure is to restore harmony and balance of the chin with the face. Owing to the improvement of fixation techniques with plates and screws, reconstructive and corrective bone surgery has become considerably more predictable than was possible when wire osteosynthesis was used [2]. This chapter discusses the advantages, indications, and techniques for application of rigid internal fixation in genioplasty.

Keywords

Calvarial Bone Graft Fixation Embryological Harvest Cortex Orbital Contouring 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryElmhurst Hospital CenterElmhurstUSA
  2. 2.Division of Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryDepartment of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, The Mount Sinai HospitalNew YorkUSA
  3. 3.Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryWilliam Osler Health CentreBramptonCanada
  4. 4.Division of Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryColumbia University College of Dental Medicine and The New York Presbyterian HospitalNew YorkUSA
  5. 5.Division of Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryDepartment of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, The Mount Sinai HospitalNew YorkUSA

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