Key Features

  • Reviews indications for implant use, patient evaluation, and surgical planning.

  • Compares the host response to autogenous bone and the alloplastic materials frequently used today.

  • Overviews the technique of implant reconstruction without post-surgical stigmata.

  • Presents aesthetic and reconstructive applications, including discussions of adjunctive measures typically used to achieve the desired result.

  • Provides a description of the relevant musculoskeletal anatomy, normal skeletal relations, and the surgical technique for implant placement.

  • Includes cosmetic augmentation of the chin and posterior mandible.

  • Features Key Points boxes and pearls and pitfalls.

Table of Contents

Section 1 – Background

Chapter 1) Indications, evaluation and planning

Chapter 2) Implant materials

Chapter 3) Operative technique for facial skeletal augmentation

Section 2 – Upper Face

Chapter 4) Frontal bone and cranium

Chapter 5) Internal orbit

Section 3 – Mid Face

Chapter 6) Infra orbital rim

Chapter 7) Malar

Chapter 8) Pyriform aperture

Chapter 9) Multiple midface implants

Section 4 – Lower Face

Chapter 10) Chin

Chapter 11) Mandible


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About the author

Michael Yaremchuk

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA