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Severe trauma to the lower jaw, or mandible, can affect both mouth function and the aesthetics of the face. A broken jaw is not only painful but can also alter the teeth and jaw position. This may impact chewing, smiling, talking and other functions. Repairing a damaged mandible often requires reconstructive surgery. Dr. Gary Linkov at City Facial Plastics in New York City is an experienced facial reconstructive and plastic surgeon. He repairs mandible injuries and restore beauty to the jawline.

Severe damage to the jaw is usually caused by a blunt impact to the face. This impact may occur as a result of an auto accident, sports activity or an act of personal violence, leaving the victim in pain and with alterations to their jaw function and appearance. The jaw is a complex mechanism in the face, requiring precise positioning to function correctly. Dr. Linkov’s extensive knowledge of the intricacies of the facial bones, nerves, muscles and tendons is used to repair the function and recreate a pleasing appearance to the jaw.

Plastic Surgery for Restoring Jaw Form and Function

Depending on the extent of damage to the mandible, specialized techniques may be needed to restore both form and function. Dr. Linkov uses cutting-edge techniques and methods to ensure his patients with jaw injuries have the highest level of restoration to their jaw movement. He also uses his artistic skills to recreate the aesthetics of the chin and jaw to improve the balance of the facial features.

If you have a broken or damaged lower jaw, contact us at City Facial Plastics in NYC to discuss mandible repair surgery. Dr. Linkov is one of the top facial plastic and reconstructive surgeons in Manhattan. Contact us to schedule your consultation with Dr. Linkov to discuss the options for jaw repair for improved function and appearance.

What Dr. Linkov's Patients Say
City Facial Plastics

5.0 / 5.0

Based on 11 reviews

Alla K.

Dr. Linkov is really good and so easy to talk to, thank you!

Tyler D.

Thank you so much for your time, Dr. Linkov, appreciate the extra attention!

Elizabeth G.

Everything you would want in a physician - extremely thorough, thoughtful, intelligent, a great listener, and pays extreme attention to detail.

Carolina F.

Dr. Linkov is the best!!! He is extremely professional and knowledgeable!!! I recommend Dr. Linkov 100%.

Alex S.

Dr. Gary is a true professional with great eye and bedside manner. He’s the one I refer my family, patients and friends to.

Suzy S.

Highly recommend! Dr. Gary helped me with painful lip scar tissue after an accidental fall a year earlier. I’ve known Gary for 20 years and since the first day knowing him he’s grown as a medical professional with an innate sense of detail and kind demeanor. Excellent client follow up and post treatment care.

Marina S.

Dr. Gary is a fantastic NYC plastic surgeon who treats me and to whom I would recommend all my friends and family. He has a very conservative approach to fillers and I was extremely impressed with the way he filled my nasolabial lines that had been bothering me for years. It was painless, and I did not experience any bruising at all. Getting this done gave me so much confidence - I wish I worked with him years ago!

Rachel G.

Wow is all I can say! Fantastic doctor that gives you an extremely pleasant, professional, and realistic experience. Would highly recommend and give 6 stars if I could.