Reduction genioplasty: Surgical techniques and soft-tissue changes

William H. Bell, John A. Brammer, Kevin L. McBride, Richard A. Finn

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A retrospective study was made of the osseous and soft-tissue changes and clinical results after reduction genioplasty for correction of anteroposterior macrogenia in seven adults. The surgery was performed by a modified technique which maximized the soft-tissue attachment to the inferior and anteroinferior portions of the repositioned segment. The 0.58 ratio of soft-tissue to osseous change was greater than results reported in previous studies. The present article describes the anteroposterior reduction genioplasty technique and the clinical results achieved with its use.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)471-477
Number of pages7
JournalOral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 1981

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Dentistry(all)


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