dentist-icon
Orthodontics
I had my 4 premolars removed for orthodontic treatment,but now after braces are removed all my teeth from canines to back are slanted inward making my smile hollow and face sunken. I asked my doctor for it,but they said we're technically sound and know what we're doing.I really want to have a broader smile.could this be fixed with the help of retainer? I mean the angle of teeth's to be more outward?
68 Views v

Answers (3)

Like the answers? Chat privately for 24 hours with the doctor of your choice

doctor profile image
Dr. Kunal R Shah
Orthodontist 10 yrs exp Nashik

Free 3 day follow up

Chat Now

₹100 for 24 hrs

Hi, Ideally during your treatment most of times the arch is expanded. But still i will advice you to visit a MDS Orthodontist for second opinion. Thank you- Dr kunal shah Anjana Multispeciality Dental Clinic Nashik
Answered
Flag this Answer
Flag this answer
Let others know if this answer was helpful
Was this answer helpful?
YES NO
doctor profile image
Dr. Ankit Jain
Dentist 4 yrs exp Delhi

Free 3 day follow up

Chat Now

₹200 for 24 hrs

Dear Practo User, You can visit a dentist nearby for a second opinion. A thorough assessment is required so that we can formulate a treatment plan for your needs. Regards Dr Ankit Jain Arham Dental Care Delhi
Answered
Flag this Answer
Flag this answer
Let others know if this answer was helpful
Was this answer helpful?
YES NO
doctor profile image
Dr. P Kunal
Dentist 9 yrs exp Bangalore
The teeth backwards to canine are basically meant for mastication/ chewing surface .Generally these teeth don't move buccolingually means in cheek side n tongue side . so d hollow appearance of smile must be due to extracted premolars. Moreover I think u have just a change of or smile profile rather than d hollow / sunken . u will find it quite normal .
Answered
Flag this Answer
Flag this answer
0/1 people found this helpful
Was this answer helpful?
YES NO