Jaw Implant

Jaw Augmentation, Jaw Implant, Mandibular Augmentation:

 In recent times stronger jawlines have been sought because a strong natural jawline in men and women looks healthy and attractive. A strong jawline makes the face more masculine whilst conversely a less defined jawline appears feminine. Sometimes women with a weak jawline want to be more balanced and defined. Some famous actresses such as Angelina Jolie and Jennifer Aniston have very strong natural jawlines.

 

Jaw Augmentation, Jaw Implant, Mandibular Augmentation
 

Jaw Augmentation, Jaw Implant, Mandibular Augmentation

 

Material for Jaw Augmentation:

  • Silicone
  • PMMA  Customized implant 


A Good Candidate for Jaw Augmentation

  • Men who have a narrow jaw.
  • Women with a weak jawline.
  • Healthy people.
  • Those with realistic expectations.


Preparation for Jaw Augmentation
    

  • Physical examination or lab tests, chest X-ray, blood test, and EKG if you are over 40 years old.
  • Stop smoking at least two weeks before surgery.
  • Stop taking any anti-inflammatory drugs such as aspirin, Motrin, Ibuprofen Vitamins or herbs that interfere with blood clotting at least two weeks before surgery.
  • Plan for your recovery. Chewing will be difficult for up to a week after surgery. You should have some soup, liquid food and meal supplements prepared.

Shows before and after surgery jaw augmentation
 

Shows before and after surgery jaw augmentation

 

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Jaw Augmentation Procedure:

  1. The patient is given general anesthetic.
  2. Internal incisions are usually made directly inside the mouth on either side of the lower lip meaning there is no external scar.
  3. A pocket is created that will hold the implant for an improved contour and a more defined jawline, the patient's implant is placed directly on the jawbone and fixed with titanium screws.
  4. Stitches are absorbable and dissolve within a few weeks.
  5. The procedure takes 1 - 2 hours.

Postoperative care

  • It is essential to take good care to prevent infection by using mouth wash often,
  • Keep the face elevated as much as possible to reduce swelling,
  • Gentle movement for support blood circulation, 
  • Wearing a compression bandage at all times for three days, and when sleeping for one month.
  • Avoid aggressive activities for a month after surgery
  •  Liquid diet 24-48 hours after surgery, soft diet should to have after surgery a week
  • Stop smoking or drinking alcohol for at least two weeks after surgery
  • Keep any follow-up appointments with your surgeon to check the healing process and ask any questions that may concern you
  • Stitches are taken off seven days after surgery, whereas absorbable sutures are used in the mouth


Risks and complications:

There might be a possibility of

  • Pain for 2-4 weeks
  • Limitation of open mouth
  • Hematoma
  • Seroma
  • The numbness caused by nerve damage
  • Hyperpigmentation
  • Implant shifting (where a second operation may be required) 
  • Asymmetry
  • Gradual loss or breakdown of the bones.
  • Capsular contracture.


Recovery:

          There might be discomfort in chewing, smiling and talking during the first few weeks following the surgery. Patients can return to work about one week after the surgery but there may still be some swelling. You can resume exercising four weeks after surgery. You must avoid strenuous activities for about 6-8 weeks. The final result can be seen in around 3-6 months

 

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Why Jaw line can identify gender?            

          The shape of a jawline plays a significant role in how we perceive a person's gender. A strong, defined jawline is often considered a masculine trait while a softer, less defined jawline is perceived as feminine.

‘This perception is heavily influenced by societal norms and gender stereotypes that have been ingrained in our culture over time.’

  • A masculine jawline is typically characterized by a square or rectangular shape with a sharp angle at the jawline. This shape is often associated with strength, power, and masculinity. Men with a strong jawline are often perceived as more confident and assertive, which are traits traditionally associated with masculinity.
  • A feminine jawline is typically characterized by a softer, rounder shape with a more gradual angle at the jawline. This shape is often associated with delicate features, femininity and beauty. Women with a softer jawline are often perceived as more delicate and feminine, which aligns with traditional gender norms.

‘Gender identity and physical characteristics are two different things, gender identity is an inner feeling and understanding of oneself as male, female, neither or a combination of male/female, it's not based on physical characteristics.’

          In conclusion, The shape of a jawline does impact perceptions of gender, but it is not a definitive indicator of a person's gender. Society's gender norms and stereotypes play a significant role in shaping these perceptions, and it's important to recognize that not all individuals conform to these traditional perceptions.

          At Kamol Hospital: We are committed to providing inclusive and respectful care for all patients, regardless of their gender identity or physical characteristics. We understand that everyone's experience of gender is unique and personal, and we strive to provide a safe and welcoming environment for all individuals.

          We recognize that some individuals may wish to alter their jawline shape to align more closely with their gender identity or personal preferences. Our team of experts in plastic and reconstructive surgery can work with patients to achieve their desired jawline shape, using a variety of techniques such as jaw reduction surgery, jaw augmentation, or facial feminization surgery.

          We understand that these decisions can be complex and emotional, and we work closely with our patients to understand their goals and desires. We provide personalized care and support to ensure that our patients feel comfortable and confident throughout the process.

 
 
 
 

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