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Hollow Temples, Eyes and Cheek Bones That Stick out After Wearing Herbst Appliance-why?

At age 32 I decided to fix my overbite. The orthodontist I went to suggested the herbst appliance along with braces. I wore the herbst for 12 months... READ MORE

I Am 45 and About to Be in a Full Set of Braces. Why Do I Need 3 Teeth Pulled?

Why do I need 3 bicupis teeth on the left side pulled first before I get a full set of braces? The ortho said this was a difficult case Why? READ MORE

Why Wont my Orthodontist Place an Expander? (photo)

My teeth have alwz been straight but i had braces placed 6 yrs ago due to undrbite.i nvr had a retainer made when my braces were taken off.Now i hav... READ MORE

Why Are Traditional Braces the First Choice when Solving an Open Bite Situation?

Why Are Traditional Braces the First Choose when Solving an Open Bite Situation? After, reading it seems that traditional braces actually makes the... READ MORE

Why can't my mouth close naturally over my teeth? (Photo)

All my life I've had a sort of protruding kind of mouth and all along I've thought it was my overbite and that it would be fixed with braces, but I... READ MORE

Why does my bracket keep falling off?

Im 13 and I have a cap on my front tooth, my bracket has fallen off twice now It won't stay in I keep playing with it cause its bothering me, why even... READ MORE

Why won't my canine come down? (Photo)

I have had braces for a year and a half to bring my canine down. My dentist has filed the teeth adjacent to the canine to make space. I feel that... READ MORE

My orthodontics told me to wear my retainer three days every week till I go back. Why is that?

The ortho didn't explain to me why he just wanted me too, I'm very confused should I listen to him or not? READ MORE

Why did my bracket come off for a second time?

My back bracket has came off two times bow and on the same tooth. Why does it come off? READ MORE

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