Bichectomia, a simple and fast surgery: case report
Bichectomy is an intra oral surgical procedure, which is the excision of Bichat's fat pad, in order to make the patient's face thinner and bring to him/her greater harmony in the facial contour. The surgery is simple, fast, has a low rate of postoperative complications and can be performed by dental surgeons or plastic surgeons. This article will present a case report of a bichectomy procedure conducted by a dental surgeon on a female patient. The aesthetic results of this procedure can be effectively observed after a period of 4 to 6 months, when the swelling of the subcutaneous tissue is completely resorbed.