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Awkward Smile- Is my Mouth Too Small? Will Corrective Jaw Surgery Fix This?

I was told to get braces but got bonding instead to fill in spaces. I got them done Oct 5th, 2005 at (I'm now 20). My smile is really awkward,... READ MORE

Will jaw surgery affect my singing voice? TERRIFIED and trying to decide what to do? (Photo)

I have been singing all my life and it is my life goal. 10 years ago, I was told that the orthodontist that did my braces did not do it correctly and... READ MORE

Facial Asymmetry - Crooked Smile, Jaw Correction? (photo)

Hello, I am wondering how to correct my crooked smile, I have braces on currently. I've seen an oral surgeon to see if I was suitable for orthognathic... READ MORE

Upper Jaw Surgery. Can Upper Jaw Be Moved Down? And Will It Help Me to Show More Teeth when I Smile/talk?

Can upper jaw be moved down? And will it help me to show more teeth when I smile/talk (When I smile only 1mm-2mm of my teeth are seen)? READ MORE

Unhappy With the Aesthetics of My Smile After Orthodontics and Jaw Surgery. What Can I Do?

Had orthodontics & considered jaw surgery but opted for dental crowns instead (was leaving the country -couldn't go all the way). The crowns... READ MORE

Jaw Surgery Has Left Me with No Upper Teeth when I Smile. Do I Need Jaw/lip Surgery to Fix Smile?

When I was a kid I was told I needed Jaw surgery to fix my overbite. Well, I didn't expect them to take away my once beautiful smile. I now show no... READ MORE

Can the fix be done in one surgery, what exactly is going on, who do I need to see? (photo)

Crooked smile, my teeth are striahgt but lower jaw is slanted. Popping clicking sleeping problems, pain, camel chew at times, I think it has a... READ MORE

What options would you suggest to improve my jaw? (photos)

I am attaching some photos and would like to find out what my options are with regards to improving my situation. I have a prominent lower jaw that is... READ MORE

Would jaw surgery, sliding genioplasty, or soft tissue surgery fix how I look when I smile? (photo)

I went to a jaw specialist because I have TMJ and my jaw is asymmetrical. I also have quite the overbite. He told me that I'd need surgery to correct... READ MORE

Can my smile be fixed?

I had jaw surgery to correct an openbite about 5 years ago and the plates removed 6 months later. Since having the plates removed my smile has not... READ MORE

I think I need jaw surgery, can the problems listed below be fixed w/ 1 surgery? How would each problem be fixed, individually?

-My jaw goes up on my L side ( I think this is why my cheeks look more prominent on my R side) -My smile is gummy on my L side but not my R (I think... READ MORE

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