A 43-year-old member asked:
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help plz! can slight overbite only on one side cause facial asymmetry?

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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 facial asymmetry, is to see a dentist such as a general dentist or an Orthodontist. They can tell you if the cause for your asymmetry is through your teeth and bony relationships.
Answered on Jun 14, 2014
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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/Orthodontist and possibly Plastic Surgeon to evaluate and treat your concerns.
Answered on Jun 3, 2014

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