genioplasty


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ge·ni·o·plas·ty

(jen'ī-ō-plas'tē),
Surgical correction of the bony contour of the chin.
[G. geneion, chin, cheek, + plastos, formed]

genioplasty

(jē′nē-ō-plăs′tē, jə-nī′ə-)
Surgery of chin, in particular of the mandibular bone, referring especially to chin augmentation, usually motivated by concerns over one’s appearance

men·to·plas·ty

(men'tō-plas-tē)
Surgical repair of the chin, whereby its shape or size is altered.
Synonym(s): genioplasty.
[L. mentum, chin, + G. plastos, formed]

Genioplasty

An operation performed to reshape the chin. Genioplasties are often done to treat OSA because the procedure changes the structure of the patient's upper airway.
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ge·ni·o·plas·ty

(jē'nē-ō-plas-tē)
Surgical procedure performed extraorally or intraorally to reshape the bony contour of chin.

genioplasty (jē´nēōplastē),

n a surgical procedure, performed either intraorally or extraorally, to correct deformities of the mandibular symphysis.

genioplasty

plastic surgery of the chin.
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In this study for the development of a srgecial template for genioplasty, the anterior mandible is the region of instrest.
The researchers compared complications after genioplasty performed using piezosurgery devices or traditional rotating drills.
In fact it's one of the most common procedures for chin and cheek augmentation, called genioplasty.
3); without history of congenital syndrome and defect; Edgewise technique orthodontic treatment; mandibular advancement surgery with no associated genioplasty (bilateral mandibular sagittal osteotomy technique); (9,10) use of internal rigid immobilization and lateral cephalometric radiographic evaluation at stages: [t.
The advancement genioplasty is a skeletal procedure used to reposition the insertion point of the genioglossus musculature (41-43) (Fig.
Operative Oral Surgery: The Surgical Correction of Mandibular Prognathism and Retrognathia with Consideration of genioplasty.
The 2,138 control patients were of similar age and had undergone other types of plastic surgery not involving silicone, such as abdominoplasty or liposuction; blepharoplasty or rhytidectomy; and rhinoplasty, otoplasty, mentoplasty, or genioplasty.
The 2,138 controls were of similar age and had undergone other types of plastic surgery not involving silicone, such as abdominoplasty or liposuction; blepharoplasty or rhytidectomy; and rhinoplasty, otoplasty, mentoplasty, or genioplasty.
3 A surgical treatment option comprises maxillary and mandibular osteotomies, genioplasty, and distraction osteogenesis.
Alteration of chin sensibility due to damage of the cutaneous branch of the mylohyoid nerve during genioplasty.