Reversal of extractions - experiences & results!

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Bebamel2
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Reversal of extractions - experiences & results!

#1 Post by Bebamel2 » Sun Dec 03, 2017 8:17 am

If anyone has experience with the reversal of extractions, I'd be happy to hear from you. I'm really disappointed with the results since the extraction of four premolars hasn't had one single positive effect on function or esthetics. I used to have a so called 'Million- Dollar', a bright Hollywood smile which, to be honest, was part of why i was very confident in my looks and appearance. But that's over now- my smile is nothing like it used to be, small, narrow, and my confidence is gone. I remember asking my ortho 'I love my bright, wide, big smile. It wont be affected by the extraction, will it ?' He said it wouldnt.I was only 16 i didnt know. ( apart from that, face is thin, looks sadder, longer, older, not as full as before, i look more tired, asymmetrical, no cheek support etc)

Therefore i want to reverse it and i am looking for people who can share any advice or experience.!! Share if you expanded, with or without implants, etc etc.

Kidolize
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Re: Reversal of extractions - experiences & results!

#2 Post by Kidolize » Wed Jan 17, 2018 6:06 am

Bebamel2 wrote:If anyone has experience with the reversal of extractions, I'd be happy to hear from you. I'm really disappointed with the results since the extraction of four premolars hasn't had one single positive effect on function or esthetics. I used to have a so called 'Million- Dollar', a bright Hollywood smile which, to be honest, was part of why i was very confident in my looks and appearance. But that's over now- my smile is nothing like it used to be, small, narrow, and my confidence is gone. I remember asking my ortho 'I love my bright, wide, big smile. It wont be affected by the extraction, will it ?' He said it wouldnt.I was only 16 i didnt know. ( apart from that, face is thin, looks sadder, longer, older, not as full as before, i look more tired, asymmetrical, no cheek support etc)

Therefore i want to reverse it and i am looking for people who can share any advice or experience.!! Share if you expanded, with or without implants, etc etc.
Hi! I have same issue on my face as yours. Did your get worse over time?

pcspinheiro
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Re: Reversal of extractions - experiences & results!

#3 Post by pcspinheiro » Wed Jan 17, 2018 6:51 am

Even though I can't say I'm a pretty guy this is one of the reasons I stopped my "treatment" midway, after discovering (too late) about the sad effects of extractions on profile and breathing issues. I actually functioned very well before embarking on orthodontics, and was happy with my smile. Now I don't function well (developed TMD), and I'm depressed about losing a healthy tooth for a lie (was told there was no way all my teeth could fit in my mouth, but the extraction gap is still there and guess what, they could!) and she ruined my smile by leveling and intruding my upper front teeth. I'm sad for you as I understand in the first person the regret of wasting perfectly healthy teeth, time and money to end up much, much worse than before... I'm giving my ortho 6 months to reverse some of the damage, get an implant (as I refused her treatment plan and no retraction was done) and then that's it for me. I hope you can sort things out to your best benefit.

I myself will be working hard on building a time machine so that I can tell my 2016 self to just sit and wait with a cold beer until the urge to fix my teeth goes away...

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