Long-face syndrome: what is it and how is it treated

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Long-face syndrome: what is it and how is it treated

Long-Face Syndrome, or facial hyperdivergence, is a disproportion of facial features by which an elongated face impression is created, even if its dimensions are normal. The said impression  may be caused by one of the following factors in isolation or in combination: Vertical maxillary excess (gingival smile) Vertical excess of jaw (large chin) Open bite...

Mentoplastia

La falta de proyección anterior del mentón provoca un déficit de soporte del tejido facial. Para corregir este problema mediante cirugía, avanzaremos el mentón y lo fijaremos con miniplacas y tornillos de titanio, consiguiendo un soporte facial correcto. En el Instituto Maxilofacial relizamos esta intervención bajo anestesia local y sedación.