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Doctor insights on: Home Remedies For Small Lower Jaw

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What can be done regarding a little bit small lower jaw?

What can be done regarding a little bit small lower jaw?

Surgery: At your age, surgery can improve a deficient jaw line. By "a little bit" smaller, I suspect you are talking about the chin. See an oral surgeon to talk about chin augmentation. There are a number of procedures that can be done. ...Read more

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Small Lower Jaw (Definition)

Small lower jaw, or micrognathia, is sometimes part of a group of congenital abnormalities, and sometimes just ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: Small lower jaw?

What is the definition or description of: Small lower jaw?

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 taken to determine the amount of deficiency. This is usually done by an orthodontist. ...Read more

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Can you get oral surgery for a very small lower jaw on child?

Can you get oral surgery for a very small lower jaw on child?

No: Lower jaw surgery is usually limited to non-growing individuals. If lower jaw is too small, orthodontic treatment can harmonize jaw size. ...Read more

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I have small lower jaw and deep overbite can it be fixed with only braces? can lower jaw's form become better and bigger with braces ? I am male 17

I have small lower jaw and deep overbite can it be fixed with only braces? can lower jaw's form become better and bigger with braces ? I am male 17

Jaw growth: At age 17 most jaw growth has been completed. However there are many solutions available, most including both tooth repositioning (orthodontics) and jaw repositioning (surgery). Start with a fully qualified specialist Orthodontist for a free initial examination to know what options are available to you. ...Read more

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Will a slight overbite mean you have a small upper jaw (maxilla), and small lower jaw (mandible)?

Will a slight overbite mean you have a small upper jaw (maxilla), and small lower jaw (mandible)?

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 referred to as an underbite. ...Read more

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I have a small lower jaw and my doctor has advice for braces to make a gap for two teeth on both sides to implant. How long it take to get 6 mm gap?

I have a small lower jaw and my doctor has advice for braces to make a gap for two teeth on both sides to implant. How long  it take to get 6 mm gap?

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. ...Read more

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Is there a home remedy for trigeminal neuralgia pain in the lower jaw?

Is there a home remedy for trigeminal neuralgia pain in the lower jaw?

No: Trigeminal pain is a severe and intractable condition. Medical or procedural management is required. ...Read more

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Jaw pain. Happened after root canal on L molar. Lower jaw tilted to L when mouth is opened. Dentist said do jaw exercise. RIght remedy? Other option?

Jaw pain. Happened after root canal on L molar. Lower jaw tilted to L when mouth is opened.  Dentist said do jaw exercise. RIght remedy? Other option?

Normal: The jaw and tooth can be sore following a root canal for several days. The tooth has been traumatized so there is an inflammatory response. Also jaw had to be opened wide and for extended time so muscles and joint strained. Your dentist wants you to care for your strained jaw with exercise, ice and heat, soft diet and controlled opening. Use ibuprofen every 4-6 hours for pain and reduce soreness. ...Read more

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I have a small bump inside my right lower jaw. What could it be?

I have a small bump inside my right lower jaw. What could it be?

Must be examined: A bump where you have indicated could be a multitude of things. In adults it is very common to have benign outgrowths of bone called exostoses and are harmless. A bump could be a sign of an infection of either the bone or a tooth. A visual examination, perhaps followed by x-ray imaging will allow the dentist to make a detailed differential diagnosis. Good luck! ...Read more

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When it comes to width, my chin is very small. Like an inch. Is there a way to increase the size. Like lower jaw expansiin. My teerh are messed up.

When it comes to width, my chin is very small. Like an inch. Is there a way to increase the size. Like lower jaw expansiin. My teerh are messed up.

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 younger age but if you really need an inch of widening it will most likely entail surgery of some type. ...Read more

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I have a small hole on gum where the lower jaw ends at right side..or I can say that gum has skipped from tooth at end of lower jaw.plesa help me.

I have a small hole on gum where the lower jaw ends at right side..or I can say that gum has skipped from tooth at end of lower jaw.plesa help me.

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 actually see what you are describing, it makes no sense to even give you a list of possibilities. ...Read more

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What are ways to ease the pain from trigeminal nerve pain in the lower jaw that i can do at home?

Trigger?: Modify or decrease the trigger agent. Trigeminal nerve pain usually has a trigger; such as when brushing the teeth, brushing the face lightly, or air blowing on the face. Certain medications like Carbamazepine can assist in relieving the painful jolts. ...Read more

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I have a painless small lump on my lower jaw. It doesn't ruin my looks and it doesn't bother me. Is it a lymph node?

I have a painless small lump on my lower jaw. It doesn't ruin my looks and it doesn't  bother me. Is it a lymph node?

Please seek consulta: Your lump needs to be evaluated by a qualified ENT physician. There are many possible causes for this, many of which can be serious. Please seek attention asap! ...Read more

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What can de done for an overbite and also my lower jaw is smaller horizontally than my upper jaw? Had braces...Have been told have a small jaw?

What can de done for an overbite  and also my lower jaw is  smaller horizontally than my upper jaw? Had braces...Have been told have a small jaw?

Possible surgery: Your description of having a jaw size discrepancy between your upper jaw and lower jaw with a bite problem suggests you have a skeletal malocclusion. If you have already had braces, you may need to have another evaluation with an orthodontist or oral surgeon to determine if your concerns can be corrected with orthodontics alone or if surgery may also be indicated to align the jaws. ...Read more

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If I have a small swelling, about the size of a grape, under my lower jaw of my neck. Any ideas?

If I have a small swelling, about the size of a grape, under my lower jaw of my neck.  Any ideas?

Oropharygeal exam: Any lump in head and neck area need an exam to make sure it is not malignant see your doctor. ...Read more

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