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How to correct slight facial asymmetry caused by extraction of a molar tooth?
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Asymmetry
If you have a soft tissue contour problem because of missing teeth, the teeth should be replaced by your Dentist or a Prosthodontist.
If the asymmetry is because of a major malocclusion, see an Orthodotic Specialist. If asymmetry caused by skeletal imbalance the services of an Oral Surgeon will be required. Correction may be best provided by all three working as a team.

In brief: Asymmetry
If you have a soft tissue contour problem because of missing teeth, the teeth should be replaced by your Dentist or a Prosthodontist.
If the asymmetry is because of a major malocclusion, see an Orthodotic Specialist. If asymmetry caused by skeletal imbalance the services of an Oral Surgeon will be required. Correction may be best provided by all three working as a team.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dr. Arnold Malerman
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Dr. STEPHEN PERRY
Dentistry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Tooth replacement
In the 1920s actresses were encouraged to have their molars removed to create a sunken face affect.
Thankfully it no longer happens. Missing back teeth can be replaced with implants and a crown in many cases. Bridges may not work as they need at least two teeth to support them. Partial dentures that are removable may also restore symmetry, but are the poorer choice. It may also be muscle size.

In brief: Tooth replacement
In the 1920s actresses were encouraged to have their molars removed to create a sunken face affect.
Thankfully it no longer happens. Missing back teeth can be replaced with implants and a crown in many cases. Bridges may not work as they need at least two teeth to support them. Partial dentures that are removable may also restore symmetry, but are the poorer choice. It may also be muscle size.
Dr. STEPHEN PERRY
Dr. STEPHEN PERRY
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Dr. Ronald Achong
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
In brief: Replace the tooth
You have different options to replace the tooth.
The options are a partial denture, bridge or a dental implant. Consult with your dentist to determine the best option for yourself.

In brief: Replace the tooth
You have different options to replace the tooth.
The options are a partial denture, bridge or a dental implant. Consult with your dentist to determine the best option for yourself.
Dr. Ronald Achong
Dr. Ronald Achong
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