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Are Adult Braces Worth the Trouble?

Are adult braces work the trouble? I am older and am wondering if it's too late to get adult braces, if not physically then practically? READ MORE

Do Clear Braces Work?

Do clear braces work as well as traditional braces? READ MORE

2 Years Wearing Braces, and Still Unhappy With Shape and Size of Teeth? (photo)

I have been wearing braces for 2 years but am still unhappy with the shape and size of my teeth. Since birth my lateral incisors have been missing, so... READ MORE

Are Braces Needed for Gaps Between Teeth?

I want to get caps or veneers but I do not want the spaces. Do I need to get Braces first or can I find a dentist that can make my smile great... READ MORE

My Teeth Are Not Visible when I Smile. What Can I Do?

I have some problem which makes it impossible for me to show my teeth while smiling and i am left with an awkward uncomfortable smile. 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

Will a Slow Palatal Expander Change the Way I Look or Smile?

I'm a 29 yo and never had braces. But, my top right incisor is beginning to turn in & I have a slight right lateral cross bite. I was advised that... READ MORE

Can Orthognathic Surgery Help Me? If So, How Long Would I Wear Braces?

I'm a forty-two-year old male who was born with unattractive teeth. That being, it was both a blessing and a curse that I had absolutely no upper... READ MORE

Small Arch/Small Smile/Huge Nose/After Braces?

I had 4 extractions&braces at 13 (3mm overbite at the time?) To this day(35 now) the following has bothered me : Smile pushed backwards into small... READ MORE

Do you know why my upper teeth/jaw are slanted whenever I smile? (Photo)

I got my braces when I was 18 and I had it for 2 1/2 years. I had a crossbite case. I noticed that my smile on the pictures they look slanted even tho... READ MORE

Bad Bite & Smile After Braces. Options?

I just finish two years of braces and i have been wearing my hawley retainers 24/7 for 6 months, but I'm feeling discomfort with my bite. it feels... READ MORE

Got braces, but my arches are still narrow and I have a narrow face. Can palate expander help improve width of arches? (photo)

I wore braces for 2 years, which straightened my teeth. I have straight teeth, but narrow arches. I wear retainer at night for upper teeth. Can an... READ MORE

My eyes and smile are asymmetrical. Is it due to muscular imbalance or are my braces affecting my facial structure? (Photo)

2 years ago, people started to notice that my smile is asymmetrical. At first I didn't mind it but since I am a growing teen, it started to bother me... 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

How can I fix my big front outward teeth and improve my smile? (Photo)

Hello doctors.I love to smile but with lips shut as my big front outward teeth ruin my smile.My teeth with big gums look ugly so i am always conscious... READ MORE

47 yr old male considering braces to straighten teeth & make smile wider. Should I go for Invisalign or braces? (photo)

Ideally I would like to go with Invisalign. Several Orthodontist/Dentists consults have resulted in various advise. One advised to have one tooth... READ MORE

What can I do about my gummy smile and my overbite? (photos)

I've always hid my smile away because of how gummy it is, when I would smile people would always say things along the lines of "her gums always show"... READ MORE

Best way to close minor spaces between straight teeth?

Every time I got to the dentist I am asked if I've ever had braces because they say my teeth are so straight. I have extra space between my teeth and... READ MORE

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