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Is It Safe to Have my Two Front Teeth Filed Down? (photo)

I had braces, but my two front teeth still look a little large. I also don't think the braces completely fixed my overbite. I find it hard to bite... READ MORE

When my Braces Are Off, Will They Slightly Shave my Front Teeth into a Perfect Shape? (photo)

Firstly, my two front teeth: One in my eyes is the perfect shape (strait bottem no chips) but the one next to it has a curved bottom and a small chip... READ MORE

Will Filing of Teeth Help in Correcting Overbite?

I have been wearing braces for about 10 months now but the overbite is not yet corrected. The dentist is talking about removing the braces in another... READ MORE

Will the Ortho Shave My Teeth Down When I Get My Braces Off?

My front teeth are really big and I'm worried my orthodontist will not shave my teeth down when I get my braces off READ MORE

Best Place to Shave Teeth to Help with Overcrowding?

I had braces before & I lost my retainer.  Since then my teeth have moved slightly and are now a little overcrowded. When shaving between the... READ MORE

Not thinking that the "new technology" of self-ligating braces seem much of an improvement in the last 25 years. Is this normal?

The newest technology seems to be self-ligating braces. I don't think this new technology is any better. My teeth have an obvious slant. The doctor... READ MORE

I may require 'slight grinding' (IPR) of tooth to make room for tooth to move forward...Is this a viable option? Shawn ';0(

I don't really like the idea of grinding/shaving down (IPR (inter-proximal reduction)) a perfectly healthy, solid tooth...and I only have 2 weeks... READ MORE

Will "shaving" teeth help with my flaring? (photo)

I recently got off braces and was disappointed to see my front teeth flare out. I talked to my ortho and he said that I could file down each tooth... READ MORE

Is shaving a bit off teeth ok?

My dentist thinks that the best way to make space so my teeth can be realigned with braces is to shave off a bit from the sides of a couple of teeth e... READ MORE

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