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Oral and Maxillofacial Question Regarding my Open Bite
I was administered a Herbst appliance while I was wearing braces when I was 12 until I was 14, for a period of 22 months or so. The open bite isn't severe, but I was wondering if there's anything I can do about it. The only thing that really bothers me about it is that my jaw is slightly receded which causes my lips to be slightly unaligned, causing the pout of my lower lip to look awkward. Is it possible that my jaw slightly receded after removing the appliance? I'm willing to try it again
Open bite after a Herbst Appliance
Open bite may be rebound from herbst of related to "tongue thrust"
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