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Facial profile changes.

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S.P.I.

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Hi there,

I was wondering if the facial profile (side view) of an adult (18 years old) changes after 2 years of braces to correct crooked teeth/a slight overbite.

Thank you.
 
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Peter Pumpkinhead

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Mar 19, 2009
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I've just posted a similar question here - hopefully Gordon will come up with an interesting answer!
 
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Gordon

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Yes, slightly. The change in shape would alter, depending on if the orthodontist is moving the lower jaw forward or the upper teeth backward!
 
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