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My ortho is planning to fit a brace to my top teeth to widen the arch. Can Wearing Braces Also Alter Your Face Shape/profile?

I have a little asymmetry in my face and have quite a long face. My orthodontist is planning to fit a brace to my top teeth to widen the arch as it is... READ MORE

I have a little asymmetry in my face and have quite a long face. Can wearing Braces also alter your face shape/profile?

I have a little asymmetry in my face and have quite a long face. My orthodontist is planning to fit a brace to my top teeth to widen the arch as it is... READ MORE

I Just Got Braces and Did Not Have Any Extractions, Why Has My Face Shape Changed?

Why are my temples sunken and my cheek bones sticking out? Will this last or is it a side effect of eating soft foods for a month? I look like... READ MORE

Unhappy with Facial Changes After Braces?

My daughter just got her braces off. Her teeth are beautiful and straight BUT after seeing the before and after pictures, I realized that her lips... READ MORE

Got braces, but my arches are still narrow and I have a narrow face. Can palate expander help improve width of arches? (photo)

I wore braces for 2 years, which straightened my teeth. I have straight teeth, but narrow arches. I wear retainer at night for upper teeth. Can an... READ MORE

My eyes and smile are asymmetrical. Is it due to muscular imbalance or are my braces affecting my facial structure? (Photo)

2 years ago, people started to notice that my smile is asymmetrical. At first I didn't mind it but since I am a growing teen, it started to bother me... READ MORE

I am just curious if any doctor has seen a case of facial asymmetry as severe as mine. I took my retainer off as a kid (Photo)

Because i didnt know any better and i chewed hard on my right side for most of my life. i currently have braces but i can no longer pay for them and... READ MORE

Had all 4 premolars removed for braces. Could I develop TMJ and get a sunken face?

I had to get my 4 premolars extracted due to overcrowding in my teeth. I've been reading that its bad to get them removed and will later cause... READ MORE

I don't like my face change after braces.

If I don't wear braces will my face go back to how it was, regarding I have 4 less teeth READ MORE

I'm getting 4 bicuspid removed, will it ruin my face? (photos)

I already don't have a full smile because my teeth aren't straight. From what I see and feel inside my mouth, I really don't think I have room. I hope... READ MORE

2nd premolar extraction on face and arch? (photos)

I have a relapse for second time. I am getting mixed opinions about extraction in my case which is confusing me . I have mild bimax protrusion with... READ MORE

Face asymmetry. Can braces help fix this?

I have a slightly asymmetrical face.Then left side of my face is narrower and my face looks like somebody is squeezing it just on the left side.This... READ MORE

Braces Have Changed my Face?

Hi, I'm 17 years old and i had braces for 1 year and took them off early because i saw changes in my face that i didn't like but was supposed to keep... READ MORE

Does wearing a bite plate change your facial appearance?

Hello, In preparation for my braces my dentist has given me a bite plate for my teeth. I was wondering if wearing this bite plate would dramatically... READ MORE

Can braces cure my facial asymmetry, or would another non surgical procedure help?

I am having facial asymmetry. Left side face is broader than right side. I am using braces for midline diastema and class 1 malocclusion. Can braces... READ MORE

Can Braces change the bone structure in the face?

Hi, i had braces for about 2 years until the age of 16 and now i'm 20 and i can clearly see that my chin/jaw is crooked. And the lips are not... READ MORE

I am required to get four bicuspids removed, are there alternatives? (photos)

I have been researching and seen over time removal of braces can lead to a sunken face. my bottom teeth do flare out, but not my top. im actually... READ MORE

Can retainers change the shape of my face/jaw or make my face/jaw permanently change to the way it is when I wear my retainers?

I've just got my retainers. My orthodontist says that I should wear retainers for a year, then braces and then retainers again. When I wear my... READ MORE

I have an asymmetrical face? Midline off, but not sure about misaligned bite and jaw since my dentist didn't me. (photo)

Braces off soon,not stisfied w/result,had my first molar pull off both side;upper,&first molar;right;lower jaw yrs bfre I strt to wear brces.extrcted... READ MORE

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