Crooked mouth on the right side of my face after lower jaw surgery when I smile and when I say the letter O (Photos)
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Doctor Answers 1
I would wait some time before you get worried. It appears you have a weakness of the marginal mandibular nerve, which is a small nerve that runs over the area of the jaw where you had surgery. While there is a small chance the nerve was damaged, it is more likely just shocked or stretched from the surgery. This usually recovers over the next few weeks to months.
Best of luck
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