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How Is A Facial Asymmetry Surgery Performed Inpatient
Inpatient: Facial asymmetry may be caused by malocclusion yielding functional shift and/or from differential in size of bones when comparing one side to the other. Resolution often requires the services of both an Orthodontist and an Oral Surgeon. Ask your Dentist to help you find the most qualified specialists in your area. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes.: Orthognathic surgery, or corrective jaw surgery, is commonly performed by members of my specialty (oral and maxillofacial surgery) for correction of facial asymmetries. Of course, it's important to determine the reason for the asymmetry and address that first. It is often due to overgrowth of one side of the lower jaw, with deviation of the chin and lower jaw to the opposite side. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Jaw surgery: You could; however, i wouldn't recommend it. The surgery will take care of the asymmetry of the bone but then the teeth won't fit together properly. This could be detrimental to your teeth and create instability during the healing process after the surgery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No: I would suggest that you ask your Dentist for referral to a qualified Orthodontic Specialist who, working with an Oral Surgeon, can significantly reduce your facial asymmetry. I would also suggest that you consult with a Dermatologist about what you perceive as UV Sensitivity. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will constantly sleeping on one side of face cause facial asymmetry & would it make that side flatter or portrude more ?
Unlikely: Asymmetry is usually genetic and preexisting except for traumatic injuries. ...Read more
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