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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

Can I Get Braces on my Upper Teeth Only?

I would like to know, can I get braces just on my upper teeth, or should I have it done on my bottom teeth as well? My bottom teeth are okay. READ MORE

Are Fast Braces Dangerous?

FastBraces seem to good to be true... do they pose any threat to the future of your teeth, such as root resorption? One internet blog claims that one... READ MORE

Correcting Buck Teeth?

I'm a 47 year old with a massive overbite. Every dentist I go to for cleaning says my protruding centrals are the biggest they've seen. It was caused... READ MORE

How Long Would I Need Braces for Teeth Gaps?

I have straight teeth but between each tooth, I have a small to medium sized gap and a little bit of an overbite. I'm just hoping it won't take long... READ MORE

Will a Retainer Fix a Mild Overbite Without Braces?

Will a retainer help a slight overbite due to sucking my fingers at a young age? It's not as bad as most thumbsucker's teeth, but I wanted to know if... READ MORE

How Much Do Regular Metal Braces Cost?

We don't expect braces for our son to be covered by insurance and understand that the price is high - what is the typical price range for your... READ MORE

Ceramic Braces Vs. Metal Braces

Should I get ceramic or metal braces? I am 22 and my case is not complicated. I have a midsize gap between my left canine and mollar. I also have... READ MORE

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

How Long Does It Take to Fix a Medium-sized Teeth Gap?

I am a sophomore in high school who is very self conscious of her teeth. I have a medium-sized gap, which is obviously too big to be fixed by bonding.... READ MORE

Can I Get Braces if I Still Have my Wisdom Teeth?

I still have two of my wisdom teeth and I'm interested in getting braces. The wisdom teeth may or may not come out. One seems to be pushing out a... READ MORE

How Are Clear Braces Different from Metal Braces?

Are clear braces still available as an alternative to metal braces? I don't mean invisalign, but the actual orthodontic braces that are tooth-colored. READ MORE

How to Fix Misaligned Tooth from Not Wearing Retainers?

I didn't wear retainers, wisdom teeth not taken out, now teeth have moved. I wore my retainer every day/night for a year after my braces were taken... READ MORE

Reduce Pain with Braces?

Are there other gels besides Anbesol, that I can use for my gums for the pain? READ MORE

Will Braces Correct My Overbite?

I have an slight overbite due to which my face looks short .i am 19 years old.when i put my jaw in position of underbite my face looks good.i want to... READ MORE

Will Bicuspid Extraction Cause TMJ?

After a number of consultations for braces (all recommended Damon), I have been informed by multiple ortho that the extraction of four bicuspid is... READ MORE

Type of Braces Recommended for Overbite and Spacing Issues?

I'm a 19 year old college student, and I'm unsure about what kind of Braces I should get. As you can see, I have issues with spacing, as well as an... READ MORE

Are Braces an Option for Severe Overbite?

I am 46. I am missing my molars right/left back, as well as bottom molar on the right. I have a severe overbite and I'm wondering at this point if... READ MORE

Braces and Receding Gums

I am very interested in getting braces. I have some receding gums on my lower front teeth. Would I still be a candidate for braces? READ MORE

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