Research Article| Volume 34, ISSUE 1, P30-37, March 2023

Feminizing mandibuloplasty

Published:January 31, 2023DOI:
      Compared to the typical female mandible, the adult male mandible tends to be wider, vertically taller, and has prominence of the angles. As these differences can affect gender perception, transwomen may achieve a smaller, tapered, and feminine lower jaw contour via feminizing mandibuloplasty. Modifications to the mandible and soft tissues are performed via an intraoral incision. Overall, this surgical procedure has a low risk of major complications and patients typically show high rates of postoperative satisfaction.


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