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When is a Retainer Used Rather Than Braces?

I would rather not get braces to correct my crooked teeth. How effective are retainers when used as an alternative to braces? READ MORE

Is my Crossbite Too Severe for Invisalign? (photo)

I am seeing my orthodontist this week, I have had braces in the past and now need them again because the lack of improvement they did on my crossbite.... READ MORE

I Cant Afford Extremely Needed Braces, Any Suggestions?

Im 16 and have needed braces since 7th grade, and unlike most teenagers i WISH i had them.My parents could never afford them.When i turned 16 i was so... READ MORE

How Can I Fix the Appearance of my Teeth Without Braces? (photo)

I'm interested in an affordable way to fix the general appearance of my teeth, as I am not necessarily concerned about my bite but more of the... READ MORE

Underbite Treatment Without Braces?

Hello, I am 28 years old and I have underbite Class III. The lower jaw is ok, but the upper jaw is underdeveloped. After consultation with an oral... READ MORE

What Can I Do to Correct my Bite Misalignment? (photo)

My bottom teeth go off to the left. I would love to have my bite aligned properly. I am not sure what the best method for me is. Any help would be... READ MORE

Would Like to Know More About "No Braces" or "Myobrace" for a 10 Year Old Daughter?

My Daughter is 10 years old. We just visited an orthodontic and he adviced to have a temprory plate for her upper arch, because of crowding. He also... READ MORE

Are There Any Alternatives to Maxillary Impaction Surgery For Open Bite? (photo)

Finished with braces but open bite remains. Orthodontist says jaw surgery is needed to close bite. Fifteen yr old doesn't want surgery. Are there... READ MORE

What is Sure Smile Technology?

I saw a dentist reference sure smile on this website. Can an expert explain what this technology does for the teeth? Is it an alternative to something... READ MORE

Braces, 2 Retainers, Rubber Bands... Feels Like Too Much. What Alternatives Do I Have? (photo)

First of all I am the worse patient I do not follow the protocol. Currently I have braces, with a permenant retainer on the bottom, expanding... READ MORE

Way to Correct Overbite Without Braces?

What cosmetic dentistry do you do for a really bad overbite? i do not want braces, what's the quickest thing? READ MORE

Will I Need Orthodontics Before Fixing my Peg Lateral? (photo)

I'm really self conscious of my peg lateral, but I've had two dentists tell me not to worry about it or fix it. It's 5mm wide and the... READ MORE

19 Year Old Son with Down Syndrome and Moderate to Severe Underbite, Wore Braces but Not Retainer, What Other Options Are There?

Not wear retainer well. Underbite has gotten more prounounced. Effect speechs..and upper teeth are are starting to wear in spots. Dentist and... READ MORE

My Right Eye Tooth (Cupid) (Canine) is Above my Other Teeth? (photo)

I can't afford braces and it won't ever be an option. I'm already in my mid-twenties. Is it possible to just pull that tooth out? My teeth are... READ MORE

What Key Factors and Benefits Are Considered when Choosing Between Metal Braces and Surgical Alternatives?

What would be the most reliable option for having a healthy bite and reduce the risk of further problems later? When is surgery needed? READ MORE

Can my Crooked Teeth Be Straightened Only by Using Braces? Or Are There Other Options? I'm a 27yr Old Female. (photo)

I want to straighten my crooked smile. After consultation with a number of dentists, most are of the opinion that my smile cannot be straightned... READ MORE

Whats the Best Remedy for Straightening One Crooked Lateral Incisor, Without Getting Braces? (photo)

I'm 27 years old, and my upper right lateral incisor is pushed back. I'm pleased with the placement of my other teeth, and don't want braces. I really... READ MORE

Best Option for my Tooth Gap?

My major concern is my front tooth gap on my upper bite. My bottom teeth are pretty straight. I thought about bonding but I'm not sure if my gap... READ MORE

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