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Do Rubber Bands or Chains on Braces Actually Work?

I am a Class III, 20 year old, with an edge to edge bite. My upper jaw falls .05mm ahead of my lower jaw. (overjet?) My question is how effective is... 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

How to Correct an Overjet on an Adult? And What is the Difference Between Functional and Traditional Orthodontists? (photo)

Recently a gp dentist told me that I should see an orthodontist who could evaluate whether my overjet is a skeletal issue. I'm 21 and had braces for... READ MORE

What is Considered a Normal Overjet and Overbite?

I have about a 1 mm overjet (Class II) and a 1 mm overlap of my top/bottom front teeth. Is this normal? READ MORE

How Can Braces Correct a Bad Bite With No Overjet?

My daughter is in college and has a problem with her bite. Her front teeth hit directly over her lower teeth when she bites down, and she has no... READ MORE

Is a 9mm Overjet Serious but Small Enough to Get Braces?

My dentist said I don't need braces but I have a 9mm overjet its noticeable but apparently my teeth are fine but in the uk (where I live) if you... READ MORE

Can my Overjet Be Corrected with Tooth Extraction? (photo)

I'm 26 years old and I've been wearing braces for 18 months but still left with an overjet. I'd like to know if it can be fixed without surgery. READ MORE

Possible to Alter Class 2 Bite to Class One W/o Surgery?

Hi,I have a moderate Class2,deep bite& moderate overjet.From profile my teeth slope outward a bit. I hate my Class 2 since it protrudes my... READ MORE

I Have About a 2mm-3mm Overjet, small Overbite and One Tooth That is A"crossbite".do You Suggest Braces or a Retainer?

I have about a 2mm overjet and small overbite with one tooth that is a "crossbite" .Do you suggest a retainer or braces?Is anything neccesary?Thankyou... READ MORE

My Age is 23 and I Have Overjet and Overbite Problem? (photo)

My doctor told me to two teeth from upper jaw and lower jaw need extraction. is it required for me? READ MORE

Twin Block Appliance to Reduce 8mm Overjet in Adult?

I had braces for 4 years with unsatisfactory results, and am left with a 8mm over jet. Is it possible to use a twin block appliance to move my lower... READ MORE

I Just Got Braces for my Overjet a Month Ago. How Long Till I See Some Difference? (photo)

I'm 24, I have been wearing braces (upper teeth) for just a month now. During my 1st adjustment 3 days ago, my orthodontist said there was no teeth... READ MORE

Do Essix Retainers Fix an Overjet?

I got essix retainers after my braces were taken off when I was 13. I rarely wear them, but I was wondering if I start wearing them more often will... READ MORE

Do You Need Surgery to Fix a Stage 2 Overbite/jet?

I had braces on for 3 years. My orthodontist said I was stage 1 and I wore a bite plate and rubber bands. When he removed them I complained about my... READ MORE

Can braces (without tooth extraction) solve upper lip protrusion? (Photos)

I have 4mm overjet. My orthodontist told me that I need to wear a Damon brace on the upper arch and fixed traditional brace on the bottom one, and I... READ MORE

What does a normal bite look like and how far off am I? (photos)

I'm near the end of my ortho treatment with lingual braces. Dr. gave me elastics to wear to correct an open bite and overjet. I was given a vague "few... READ MORE

How Long Would It Take to Reduce 5 Mm Overjet?

I've been wearing braces for 18 months now. Everything seems aligned but I still have a 5 mm overjet. Somehow I didn't like the idea of... READ MORE

Teeth Shifted to an Overjet, but Still Straight. Braces, Invisalign or Retainers? (photo)

1 year after losing my retainers, my teeth have shifted a lot. Would I be able to move them back with just retainers, or do I need to get braces? If I... READ MORE

Premollar Extraction to Fix Overjet?

I am in braces and am an adult, but still have a 10% overbite and 4-5 mm overjet. I have been wearing elastics. My orthodontist said elastics will not... READ MORE

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