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How Long Do Adults Wear Braces to Straighten Teeth?

Is there a timeline my dentist will follow for treatment? What can I expect at each stage? READ MORE

Do Braces with Springs Work to Resolve a Severe Horizontal Overbite?

Have had 2 consults for braces to solve crooked teeth and an overbite. I am 61. Doc #1 said surgery or braces with a spring device. Doc #2 said... READ MORE

Are braces the best option (as opposed to a bridge) to close a gap in teeth after a tooth is extracted?

I am 55 and have very crowded small teeth. I have significant bone loss on a bottom tooth that is to the side but visible. My dentist recommends... READ MORE

As a 56 yo female, I would like your advice on the best procedure to correct my 9mm overjet?

Upper molars bite too far ahead of the lower molars Summary of consultations w 5 orthodontists: 1. upper front teeth are excessively ahead of the... READ MORE

Am I at Greater Risk for Root Canals W Braces at 61 Yrs. I Just Had Two and Am Told I Need Two More?

I wonder if braces can traumatized the blood supply and nerve of teeth. I am shocked I will need four done....two already.... Your opinion? READ MORE

Cost of Metal Braces?

I am 62 years old and have good denta health, but my lower teeth are crowded. What is the average cost of braces for just the lower teeth? READ MORE

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