You will discuss various anesthesia options with Dr. Jimerson, including sedation and general anesthesia. He will determine the best type of anesthesia based on the procedure, your health history and his preferences.
Depending on the area needing augmentation in the cheek area, the implant will be positioned appropriately in the cheekbone. Most often cheek implants are placed using incisions in the mouth.
Chin implants may be done through an incision in your mouth, along the crease where you’re your lower lip and gums come together, or just beneath the chin. Dr. Jimerson will determine the best approach for the implant.
Jaw implants are most often placed using incisions inside the mouth. All incisions are sutured using absorbable sutures, or with ones that require removal within several weeks.
Depending on your goals and body type, you may have several procedures performed at the same time.