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One of the most likely causes of protruding lips after braces treatment might be that the teeth have aligned by some proclination , coming forward into a wider circumference. This may be likely if the braces treatment plan did not include extractions of teeth or space creation suc...
5 Sep 2019
Thank you for your question. You may be interested in this article that I had written previously about on jaw surgery in Singapore . Braces treatment is only able to correct the teeth position while jaw surgery corrects the bone/skeletal discrepancy. Many patients that I see do...
17 Jul 2019
Protruding front teeth is a common condition that brings individuals to seek orthodontic treatment. Orthodontic treatment is the best way of adjusting the position of teeth as natural as possible to correct the protruding front teeth. This can be done effectively through various ...
2 Jul 2019
Brown/yellow discoloured bands are commonly seen in patients who have had fixed braces previously. Options for improving the brown/yellow discoloured bands: Teeth whitening with in-office (for example, ZOOM) or take-home whitening systems. ICON resin infiltration o...
19 Jun 2019
crooked upper teeth
There are 2 ways to align crooked teeth. 1) Orthodontically . The teeth are moved into the correct place using braces or aligners (such as Invisalign). This is the least minimally invasive option. Depending on the case, sometimes cosmetic alignment of only the front teeth may be done to keep t...
19 Jun 2019
Thank you for your question. From the profile photos that you have sent, it does appear to me that the upper lip position is ideal, while the lower lip is set back due to the retruded position of the lower jaw. I use the Zero Meridian line as a reference, which is a vertical line fr...
12 Mar 2019
A good friend of mine and periodontist (specialist in gum treatment), Dr Marlene Teo, wrote this excellent article on 5 ways to fix a gummy smile. Here's the link to the article - https://www.doctorxdentist.com/5-ways-fix-gummy-smile/ The treatment options would depend on the dia...
7 Feb 2019
The most common cause for misaligned teeth in the finishing stages of braces is due to bracket/tube position . In this case, there are 2 ways to address this minor issue: 1) Reposition the molar tubes ^ Poorly positioned tubes causing the first molars to rotate. Re...
7 Jan 2019
The reason for your underbite is probably due to an imbalance between your jaws, and/or the position and angulation of your teeth. From your photos, your lower jaw does seem more forward than your upper, and it is also off to the right hand side. An imbalance of the jaws ...
2 Dec 2018
I have had a good look at the photograph. Yes you are correct. These are indeed 'mamelons' which are completely normal and are of no clinical significance at all. Mamelons are actually 3 round protuberances which are a result of how a tooth germ cells forms enamel. Typically we...
1 Dec 2018
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