Jaw Reduction

Definition - What does Jaw Reduction mean?

Jaw reduction includes surgical and non-surgical methods to reduce the size of the jawline. The jaw may protrude more due to a muscle enlargement or a naturally large jawbone. The reason for the oversized jaw will ultimately decide which procedure should be used for the best results. A jaw reduction will result in a smoother, rounder jawline.

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Choosing the appropriate procedure depends on the root cause of the problem. If the jaw protrudes due to a muscle enlargement, then Botox injections will cause the muscle to get smaller over time. However, if the jawbone itself is large, then a surgery is necessary to remove certain parts of the bone. A plastic surgeon will conduct x-rays to determine the root cause of the protruding jaw bone and to select the appropriate procedure accordingly.

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