Rhinoplasty improve your smile
The rhinoplasty procedure will not improve your smile. The rhinoplasty procedure will narrow the nose at rest, not animation. Even though the entire nose is more narrow after the procedure, it will still widen when smiling. It's also important to release the depressor septi ligament( if present) which prevents the tip from drooping when smiling. A bulbous tip is narrowed with suture techniques to the lower lateral cartilages. For many examples, please see the link below to our rhinoplasty photo gallery
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Can rhinoplasty improve my smile ?
These questions are always hard to answer without photos or an exam. Rhinoplasty may be appropriate. In general, the static features of the face are treated with a rhinoplasty. However, this obviously impacts the dynamic phase as well.
Kenneth Hughes, MD
Los Angeles, CA
Can rhinoplasty improve my smile
Sounds like a Rhinoplasty will improve your smile. Discuss your concerns with your parents prior to scheduling a consultation with a Plastic Surgeon. If they are supportive, you and your parents should consult with a Plastic Surgeon for an exam to discuss your options.