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How are the jaw angle implants placed?

Your questions answered by our surgeon, Lucian Ion, FRCS(Plast)

Asked on 30 November 2013


How are the jaw angle implants placed, with screws?


In most instances, jaw angle implants are stabilised with titanium screws. There are some instances when because of the contour of the implants and the parameters of the augmentation desired, the posterior lip of the implant self stabilises against the bone under the pressure of the masseter muscles.

Lucian Ion Cosmetic Surgeon Mr Lucian Ion FRCS(Plast)
129 Harley Street

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