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The "long teeth syndrome"

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Doesn't long term use of HGH lead to changes in facial shape?

I remember listening to an interview about doping in sport (think it was Michael Ashenden).

My memory of the interview was that he said something like doping authorities can be suspicious of athletes who, as an adult, have braces fitted.

The suggestion being that use of HGH has changed the shape of their face resulting in a need to straighten their teeth.

The athlete may state their increased profile (as a result of recent success) has led them to decide to correct their teeth.

However comparison of photos of the athlete may suggest there was no problem with their teeth several years earlier and the teeth issue coincides with their increased performance.

So a visit to the dentist proves nothing.

But maybe comparing an athlete's face for changes over a period of several years does arouse suspicion?