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Can braces change the profile of your face?

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Dr. David Schleimer
Dentistry - Orthodontics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: YES!

Orthodontics not only provides straight teeth but can also produce profound facial profile changes.
A correct diagnosis and plan of treatment by a gifted clinician will allow for the best of both worlds: a beautiful smile and the best profile allowable, within genetic limits. If conventional braces cannot do this themselves, corrective jaw surgery can be added to the overall plan.

In brief: YES!

Orthodontics not only provides straight teeth but can also produce profound facial profile changes.
A correct diagnosis and plan of treatment by a gifted clinician will allow for the best of both worlds: a beautiful smile and the best profile allowable, within genetic limits. If conventional braces cannot do this themselves, corrective jaw surgery can be added to the overall plan.
Dr. David Schleimer
Dr. David Schleimer
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Dr. S. Jay Bowman
Dentistry - Orthodontics

In brief: To a degree

Orthodontic specialists are quite attuned to facial profile esthetics.
We intend to provide improvements with orthodontics.

In brief: To a degree

Orthodontic specialists are quite attuned to facial profile esthetics.
We intend to provide improvements with orthodontics.
Dr. S. Jay Bowman
Dr. S. Jay Bowman
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Dr. Gary Chapman
Dentistry - Orthodontics

In brief: Yes

Depending upon the results of your examination.
We strive for a full face result in my practice. Removal of teeth will affect profile either positively or negatively depending upon your initial look. Non-extraction therapy is tailored to a fuller lip profile result, typically. I remove teeth in profiles that are too full: lips stick out past the nose. Otherwise we dont remove many teeth.

In brief: Yes

Depending upon the results of your examination.
We strive for a full face result in my practice. Removal of teeth will affect profile either positively or negatively depending upon your initial look. Non-extraction therapy is tailored to a fuller lip profile result, typically. I remove teeth in profiles that are too full: lips stick out past the nose. Otherwise we dont remove many teeth.
Dr. Gary Chapman
Dr. Gary Chapman
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