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pediatric plastic surgery

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‘It has changed my life completely’

A custom jaw implant makes a drastic difference in appearance and function for 18-year-old Erin Foster.

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‘The finishing touch’

A teen gets a new chin—to match his new jaw—with a breakthrough surgical technique.

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‘This will be life-changing for her’

Susan prayed every night for two years someone would come to her orphanage in Myanmar and offer the surgery she needed to speak clearly.

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Big smiles

As he prepares for college, a teen takes time out for an innovative surgery that gives him a new jaw.

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‘An incredible gift’

Talk about kid-friendly surgery: Children watch live feeds from zoos and aquariums while in the operating room.

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Rare and exceptional

After dozens of surgeries, 18-year-old Jacob Taylor undergoes his most complex one: Surgeons implant custom-designed prosthetic jaw bones.

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‘He’s a superstar’

One-year-old Isaac arrives from Honduras for medical care and wins over his caregiving team.

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A winning team

A pediatric plastic surgery patient enjoys honorary status at a Griffins hockey game, joined by the surgeons who treated her.

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‘The new Jonathan’

At age 22, he became a medical pioneer when he received a jawbone implant. He now has a new chin, too.

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Your top stories of 2016

From inspirational to informational, Health Beat delivers you a daily dose of stories you don't want to miss. Here are the best of the best.

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Harmonious healing

Music brought together a pediatric plastic surgery team and a little boy who needed help.

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From miracle baby to medical pioneer

Jonathan Koster gets a custom-designed titanium jaw, one of the first in the world.