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Can Braces And Retainers Fix An Asymmetrical Jaw Problem
Braces: If it is the jaw bones that are not symmetrical, then it's unlikely that it can be fixed without more invasive procedures such as surgery, etc. Sometimes if the asymmetry is minimal then you can align the teeth but you won't fix the asymmetry. I'm trying to simplify things so get a orthodontic consult to discuss further. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Misaligned jaw/crossbite?I had braces before and don't wear my retainer.Do i need braces again to fix?Also my teeth hit when talking and arent lined up
Relapse: If you've had orthodontic treatment and did not wear your retainers as directed, you teeth may have started to shift back to their former position, causing the symptoms that you describe. You will further ortho treatment to correct the relapse. Talk to a local orthodontist regarding your options. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hi good afternoon, i am going to ask if braces can fix asymmetrical jaw because I do have that condition and it bothers me a lot. it is visible.
Braces: Generally fix the straightness of your teeth, not your jaw lines. Good luck. ...Read more
I have cross byte and thus have asymmetrical jaw, can only jaw surgery will fix my prob or I have to fix braces before surgery & for how long ?
Depends: Things to consider are is it a front tooth or back tooth crossbite as well as the needed movements in order to do so. The measurements of how much movement is needed can affect how it is done. Having an orthodontic consultation with a proper workup will answer these questions and determine the least invasive and most effective solution for your particular situation. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I've chewed with one side of my mouth for a year, face is getting asymmetrical, jaw is crooked - can this be undone by chewing with my other side?
Asymmetrical Jaw: Probably, a better goal, going forward, is to try and regain the ability to chew on both sides. The best way to achieve this is by going to see an oral and maxillofacial surgeon who can perform a thorough clinical and radiographic exam, in order to correctly diagnose the underlying issues. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Asymmetric jaw: The best option can only be determined after you have a complete understanding of: 1) diagnosis, 2) treatment options, and 3) risks and benefits of each. Often there a many ways to manage these problems, but all too often "short cuts" are attempted with no real chance of success. See an oral and maxillofacial, facial plastic, or cosmetic surgeon for evaluation ...Read more
Asymmetrical jaw, feel prob somtimes on tooth structre , itchng and uncomfortng feelng on less devlopd part of face orthognal, jaw , implants whic is best?
Complex: The answer to your complex condition requires an indepth evaluation and analysis by an expert and competent dentist. Some general dentists do not feel comfortable being the quarterback of team approach to complex problems, but there are exceptional generalists who have the skill, experience and competence to organize a great team of specialists in providing the best options and results! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had my maxillofacial surgery 4 months ago, this involved shifting my lower jaw. I just had my braces taken off and now wearing a clear retainer. But when I wear the retainer my lower jaw shift slightly to the right. I don’t feel any pain about it, once
Lower Jaw Shift: The clear retainer is also acting as a bite splint. This causes the jaw muscles to relax as apposed to them being held in a more functioning position which may be a result of your surgery. Healing should allow the muscles to accommodate to a more neutral position and shifting should go away.. if not I would suggest a return visit to your oral surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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