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what is small lower jaw

A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kirk Yen
Dr. Kirk Yen answered
38 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Size of lower jaw: Smaller lower jaw is usually due to shorter length of the lower jaw as compared to the rest of the facial skeleton. A specific x-ray is usually take ... Read More

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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Jaw growth: At age 17 most jaw growth has been completed. However there are many solutions available, most including both tooth repositioning (orthodontics) and ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Debi Williams
26 years experience Dentistry
Teeth not jaw : An overbite, also called deep bite, is caused either by the over eruption of the top teeth or an overdevelopment of the bone surrounding the teeth. M ... Read More
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
No: A slight horizontal overbite of about 2mm and a slight vertical overbite of about 25% is normal.
Dr. Hedi Kermani
23 years experience Orthodontics
It's the opposite!: A slight overbite refers to a slightly more protruded (larger) upper jaw and a smaller lower jaw. A smaller upper jaw compared to the lower jaw is re ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
36 years experience Dentistry
Orthodontist: The only way your question can be answered is by seeing you and doing an evaluation of your teeth and jaw. See an orthodontist about this.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Engel
39 years experience Dentistry
Lots of options: There are multiple options for what this could be and more than likely your dentist can do the differential diagnosis and give you the result. It can ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
55 years experience Internal Medicine
Not at home: you might need plastic surgery
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. John DeWolf
40 years experience Dentistry
Surgery: At 20, you will need to consult with an orthodontic specialist to explore a surgical orthodontic solution. Appliances can produce some widening at a y ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
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Could be a swollen: gland(lymph node),which may be a result of an infected tooth,gum.Show to ur doc or dentist to confirm.
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Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
These types: These types of situations require a personal clinical examination by a dentist in order to evaluate and diagnose your situation. Since we can't actual ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ray Tidman
38 years experience Family Medicine
Persist more than 4w: Lesons persisting more than a month need to be evaluated.

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