Jaw Implants


Jaw Implants Jaw implants enhance a receding jaw bone structure, adding definition and providing more appropriate prominence. The result is a more attractively proportioned jaw bone structure.

Typical Minimum Cost of Jaw Implants (based on national averages):
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Typical Maximum Cost of Jaw Implants (based on national averages):
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National Average Cost of Jaw Implants:
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Time Required for Jaw Implants:
It usually takes about 1-2 hours to perform jaw implant surgery. Time requirements can vary, though, depending on the extent of work being done.
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Is Jaw Implants an InPatient or OutPatient Procedure?
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What are the Side Effects of Jaw Implants?
Jaw implant side effects can include temporary bruising, swelling, numbness, and restricted chewing.
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How Long do Jaw Implants results last?
Jaw implant results are permanent, barring any unforseen problems, such as infection, that would require a revision surgery.
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What is the recovery time for Jaw Implants?
Bruising and swelling are to be expected after surgery, but will gradually fade by the end of the first or second week of jaw implant recovery

Patients can usually return to work after about a week of jaw implant recovery

Strenuous activities should be avoide for at least 3 weeks after surgery

It is usually recommended that at least 6-8 weeks be allowed before patients participate in serious contact sports
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Will my insurance company cover Jaw Implants?
Because of the cosmetic nature of jaw implants, insurance is usually not involved.
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Is there much discomfort for Jaw Implants?
Jaw implants pain and discomfort is usually moderately felt for an extended period of time, and restrictions must be temporarily placed on food intake to avoid incision or suture infection. Any jaw implant discomfort, though, is easily controlled with oral pain medication.
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What types of anesthesia is necessary for Jaw Implants?
The jaw implant anesthesia of choice is usually general, though local with sedation may be opted for as well.
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What else can I combine Jaw Implants with?
For enhanced results, jaw implants may be combined with:
Forehead Lift
Cheek lift
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What else is Jaw Implants referred to as?
Jaw Augmentation.
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