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Just Had Orthognathic Surgery, Swelling in Lower Lip is Still Very Bad, When Will That Subside?

3 weeks post op I have no feeling in half my face, and even the top of my face feels a little numb, my lower lip is still huge and swelling... READ MORE

Could Orthognathic Swelling Be the Reason my Rhinoplasty is Looking This Way? (photo)

I had upper jaw surg. and rhino/septoplasty together 25 days ago. I posted a question earlier, but didn't mention the lefort 1 surgery. I had cranial... READ MORE

Slanted teeth/lopsided lips/offset chin/tmj- all one problem? Braces? Surgery? (Photo)

TMJ since 17 (right side) but then I started being in more pictures and noticed things. No pain, but I do clench at night and put my tongue between my... READ MORE

Malocclusion Following Maxillofacial Surgery?

I fractured the body of the right side of my mandible but my ramus, alveolar and TMJ remained intact. I had maxillofacial surgery to reconstruct the... READ MORE

How can I fix my asymmetrical jaw? (Photo)

One side of my jaw is much less defined than the other. It appears as if the bone as well as the muscle hasn't fully developed. it makes my teeth... READ MORE

Asymmetric jaw - what could have caused my jaw to be skinnier on the left than the right side of my face?

I was wondering what could of caused my jaw to be skinnier on the left than my right also when I clench my teeth my jaw muscle on the right feels... READ MORE

Could orthognathic hardware be causing infections years later?

I had double orthognatic surgery in 2002. As a result of surgery, my left sinus cavity is extremely low, almost sitting on jaw, which has resulted in... READ MORE

What should I need for my underbite, a braces or jaw surgery? (Photos)

I have an underbite which causes me to have a low self confidence. I'm a Filipino and I don't even know what should I do to fix this. I'm afraid of... READ MORE

If I were to fix just one thing to look more symmetrical, what should it be? My eye or my jaw? (photo)

My face is perfectly (sarcasm) asymmetrical. I think the most prominent deviations are my eyes and jaw. My right eye is more slanted than my left, and... READ MORE

Does TMJ cause facial asymmetry or is it the other way around? (Photo)

Question for any oral surgeons out there. I have TMJ on the right (with very slight condyle flattening) along with a moderate overbite (40%) and my... READ MORE

What is the large hard lump on jawline after sliding genioplasty? (Photo)

I had a sliding genioplasty 7 days ago and I have a very large lump on my left side that feels hard to the touch. Most all of the post op pics I have... READ MORE

If an overbite is causing a forward head posture, will treating the overbite make it go away?

I read at somewhere that head/neck position is often related with the jaw alignment. It only seems reasonable if those problems come together they... READ MORE

Can an edge to edge bite cause chin and jaw to grow bigger?

I have an edge to edge bite that prevents my molars from having contact, in fact only the upper two front teeth and the bottom two front teeth touch... READ MORE

If your jaw is asymmetric, is it natural?

My left jaw is slightly thicker than my right jaw. When I look in the mirror, I can see the difference and it's a bit slant. I'm really conscious... READ MORE

Will double jaw surgery affect the philtrum and cause a gummy smile?

My smile line + amount of tooth show is pretty much ideal (according to both the surgeon and orthodontist). Does this mean with a CCW that my smile... READ MORE

Is something wrong with my jaw? (Photo)

I'm almost 18 and I recently noticed that my lower jaw appears o be small. I have never noticed this problem before. What caused this and should I... READ MORE

What are the possible causes of an asymmetrical/underdeveloped jawline?

I've heard about Dr. Weston A. Price who found that poor nutrition in modern diets has caused physical degeneration through the generations, which... READ MORE

Lower lip cannot cover lower teeth after jaw surgery 1.5 years ago. (photos)

After double jaw surgery, I have zero upper teeth show and all my lower teeth and even the gingiva are visible at rest now. Pre-surgery I had 2mm... READ MORE

Orthodontic problem. How can I get it fixed? (Photo)

What is the name of my jaw problem and how can I get it fixed (non-surgically) READ MORE

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