Sliding Genioplasty

(redirected from Chin Advancement)
A type of maxillofacial surgery used to change the position (‘size’) of the chin bone, which entails horizontal sectioning of the mandible and sliding it forward (it can also be slid backward for those whose chin is 'too big', but this is rarely a problem), then anchoring it in place with titanium screws
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1978) concluded that cortical support is enough to maintain the stability of the screws installed in the case of fractures, it has been described that in the case of genioplasty for chin advancement (Park et al.