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My ortho is planning to fit a brace to my top teeth to widen the arch. Can Wearing Braces Also Alter Your Face Shape/profile?

I have a little asymmetry in my face and have quite a long face. My orthodontist is planning to fit a brace to my top teeth to widen the arch as it is... READ MORE

Braces for Open Bite and TMJ?

I will be going to the orthodonist on Wednesday to talk about getting braces, but I'm scared because I have a major open bite and TMJ problem. I'm... READ MORE

How Can Lower Jaw Can Be Brought Forward to Its Place Without Surgery?

Hello.I had my braces on 7 months ago and after that I actually started noticing dramatic changes in my face.The lower jaw fell back(probably due to... READ MORE

Can Braces + Extractions Fix my Class 2 Overbite and Flaring Teeth or is Jaw Surgery Needed? (photo)

Hi,I have a moderate Class2,deep overbite. From profile my Class 2 overbite protrudes my teeth/lips into a "monkey mouth"look. 1st Ortho I... READ MORE

What Are My Options For An Overbite?

I am 20 years old and i have slight overbite .i feel like my lower jaw is stopped from moving forward. i want to know that braces will help to move my... 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

Want Braces but Hear I Need Surgery to Widen my Upper Jaw. Can Surgery Be Avoided?

I need braces, but have heard that I need surgery to widen my upper jaw because it is too narrow. Is there any way to avoid surgery? READ MORE

Is Surgery the Only Solution to Fix Mandible?

My daughter just turned 16 this month and she already had braces in the lower teeth, but we have noticed that her lower teeth are pointing outwards... READ MORE

Teeth Braces To Correct Protruding Jaw?

Hi I am 26 years old. My upper jaw appears to protrude forward and lower jaw is quite recessed Many suggested surgery for this, but one orthodontic... READ MORE

How Severe is my Underbite? How Can I Go About Fixing This when I'm a Poor Teenager? (photo)

I'm a 16 year old teenager and my dad can't afford the money to buy braces/fix my jaw so I don't know how I'll be able to get the... READ MORE

Teeth Flare/bow out from Being Straigtened with Braces in a Narrow Jaw. Can Fix Somehow?

Flare pushes upper lip out so upper & lower lip can't meet at rest. My mouth hangs open like a fish. It causes my teeth stick out too far when... READ MORE

Braces Stunting Jaw Growth?

Is it possible for braces to stunt jaw growth in teens? the teeth are connected to the jawbone and with braces all movement is restricted unless done... READ MORE

Will Wearing a Retainer Move my Jaw? (photo)

I have a weak jaw/chin and was looking into my options for strengthening these features. I had braces a couple years ago and got a retainer, but I... 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 I Improve my Profile by Having Orthodontic Treatment? (photo)

My profile is horrible. I constantly feel a tension around my jaw because I can't close my mouth without forcing it. People always say I'm upset by... READ MORE

Does Extracting Four Molars Make the Jaw Narrower? (photo)

Hi, I'm 15, female. I want to make the back of my jaw look narrower if viewing from the front. Does extracting four molars make the back of my jaw... READ MORE

Orthodontist treatment gone wrong...Do I really need braces for this? (photo)

I justed had my braces removed a month ago & I now have jaw pain on the right side of my mouth. I won't see my orthodontist until the end of... READ MORE

Can my Face be Widened With Orthodontics?

I have thin jaw and face , is it possible to make face (jaw) wider with orthodontics for a 20 year old boy ? READ MORE

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