Mr John Chaplin - Thyroid and Head & Neck Surgeon, Otolaryngologist
Private Service, ENT/ Head & Neck Surgery
An under-projected lower jaw can make the face look weak. In order to improve this appearance an implant can be inserted to increase projection. An incision is usually made inside the lower lip and the soft tissue lifted away from the bone. The implant is fitted against the bone and is sometimes secured with screws. The implant is usually made of a biomaterial plastic polymer.