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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

Can I Fix my Mild Crowding Without Extraction of Bicuspids?

I am 23 years old and cosidering getting braces for my crowded teeth so that my smile and face can be more symmetrical. so far i hav visited two... READ MORE

Why is my Orthodontist Using the Nance Appliance for my Upper Jaw?

My 4 1st bicuspid already removed for the braces, and i'm currently wearing for it, but why would my orthodontist using upper nance holding arch... READ MORE

Is Extraction of 4 Bicuspid Necessary for Me? (photo)

I went to two orthodontists who advice me to extract four teeth to fix my overcrowding and overbites teeth. They said they could also do the... READ MORE

Is It Really Necessary to Have my Bicuspids Removed in Order to Have my Teeth Straightened and my Open Bite Corrected? (photo)

As you can see I have an open bite (I do not know if it is a mild or a severe one). What kind of braces would be the best for me (without removing my... READ MORE

To Extract or Not to Extract? - Braces (photo)

My daughter just had her consultations with two different ortho. One doctor recommended extracting 4 bicuspids. The other doctor said she will be fine... READ MORE

Dentist Wants to Remove One Lower Bicuspid? (photo)

My dentist wants to remove three teeth. Two upper and one lower bicuspid. I have no idea what the end result would look like for my lower teeth since... READ MORE

Can Bicuspids and Molars Be Moved Forward to Fill in Re-opened Extraction Spaces?

I had bicuspids pulled and braces as a kid. Spaces were closed backwards causin tmj. We are re-opening half bicuspid spaces on the upper. I will then... READ MORE

My Cuspids Are High in my Gums?

Hello, I have very high up cuspids and they also stick out. It's very noticeable! I would like some ideas on what to do? Thank you. Oh it's the same... READ MORE

Do you think its necessary for me to have upper teeth extractions in order to have braces? (photos)

Hi i'm 35 and considering to wear braces to fix overcrowding on the top row of my teeth. I've seen 3 orthodontists and all 3 said i need to have both... READ MORE

Is It the Right Choice?

Hi my orthodontist recently told me that I have to remove my 2 bicuspid teeth on the upper and I am really nervous. I have a 8 mm overbite and a... READ MORE

Is it possible for my teeth to be straightened with metal braces without the removal of 4 bicuspids? (Photo)

I've had my third molars (Wisdom Teeth) removed a year ago and visited a different dentist for orthodontics. During the consultation, he told me my... READ MORE

Braces then implants instead of closing extraction gaps?

I had 4 first bicuspids extracted, I don't have braces yet. I have a lot of crowding on my front teeth but I have a normal bite. I now regret the... READ MORE

Will widening my arch fix bicuspid extraction results?

I am 21 years old and had an over jet. I got two upper bicuspids extracted.Its been 8months since I originally got braces and 6 since the extraction.... READ MORE

What can be done about midline of her tooth? (photos)

My daughter has been wearing braces for over 4 years now. She had a cuspid on one side that wouldn't come down, so my ortho had us pull the first... READ MORE

First Bicuspid extractions needed? (Photo)

Hi, I recently went for a consultation about Braces. I was advised to get my upper first Bicuspids extracted to fix my deep bite and overcrowding on... READ MORE

How Are Front Teeth Retracted After Premolar Extraction? (photo)

I had four first bicuspids removed for treatment recently and my orthodontist has power chains from the furthest back molars to the canines and I am... READ MORE

Bicuspid Extraction, How to Get Straight Teeth with Wide Arch and Toothy Smile?

Overbite/jet. Pulled both upper first bicuspids. Moved canine and now moving 4 front teeth inward. I felt my smile getting narrow&mouth smaller. i... READ MORE

I Have an Overbite. Will All 4 Bicuspids Extraction Along with All 4 Wisdom Extraction Effect my Profile?

I had braces at the age of 17.My dentist extracted all my 4 bicuspids and the treatment wasn't successful. Now I am 28 and I have an overbite(but I... READ MORE

Can I use my 2nd bicuspid to fill the gap for the first bicuspid on the right side (upper teeth)? No teeth symmetry? (photo)

My upper 1st bicuspid on the right side should be extracted because of tooth decay.But my dentist suggested a root canal to preserve the arch... READ MORE

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