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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)

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 ...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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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?

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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