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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yuval Azulay
18 years experience Dentistry
Facial asymmetry: There are many factors that can cause facial asymmetry, one of which is overbite. The best way to verify if this is the only/main reason for your ... Read More
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Possibly: But facial asymmetry is often a multi-system (bone/teeth/muscles/facial drape) problem. Suggest team composed of General Dentist/Oral Surgeon/Orthodo ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
No: I can't imagine how facial asymmetry can be caused by ultra-violet light sensitivity.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
No: I would suggest that you ask your Dentist for referral to a qualified Orthodontic Specialist who, working with an Oral Surgeon, can significantly redu ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
No: This would not be a cause.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
No: It's more likely that the tongue thrust is in response to the facial asymmetry. See an Orthodontic Specialist for an examination (Usually free) and a ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Facial asymmetry: Facial asymmetry occurs when the face is not symmetrical or evenly balanced. Most of us have asymmetrical faces to a certain extent but not to the deg ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brett Noorda
24 years experience Dentistry
Yes, it's possible: If you only lifted with your right arm, would it become more muscular than your left? Would its bones be stronger, too? Of course. And your face is no ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Ostreicher
Specializes in Orthodontics
It might: If you chew solely on one side, you are exercising the muscles on that side more than the other side. Just like if you lifted weights with only your r ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
Unlikely: Asymmetry is usually genetic and preexisting except for traumatic injuries.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. STEPHEN PERRY
47 years experience Dentistry
Tooth replacement: In the 1920s actresses were encouraged to have their molars removed to create a sunken face affect. Thankfully it no longer happens. Missing back te ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Unknown: You assume that what happened on the left is going to happen on the right... The position of the teeth may be different, the procedure may be differen ... Read More
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Dr. John Comisi
37 years experience Dentistry
No easy answer : This type of question is difficult to answer well online. The facial asymmetry may or may not be able to be resolved. An implant can certainly be a so ... Read More
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