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10 Minute Buccal Fat Reduct


Buccal fat pad reduction is a simple procedure to decrease fullness in the cheeks and face. A small incision is made inside the mouth and the fat pad is exposed and reduced. This produces a moderate reduction of fullness in the lower cheek. This procedure is not a substitute for weight loss and makes a subtle difference. Taking excess fat from this area can produce hollowing so it is important for the surgeon to be experienced in this procedure. The recovery is generally less than a week but the final result may not be apparent for up to 6 weeks.

For more information on buccal fat reduction or other cosmetic facial surgery by Joe Niamtu, III DMD in Richmond, Virginia, visit

Office Address

Joe Niamtu III, DMD
11319 Polo Place
Midlothian, VA 23113

Office Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm

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