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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

Dental Surgery Before Braces for Open Bite?

I have an open bite all most wide enough to stick a pencil between my teeth. I need open bite surgery. Can I get the surgery first and then have the... 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

Overbite/overjet

I have a 3mm overbite as well as an overjet. i consider my smile very unnatractive and weak due to overbite. I also have consistant discomfort in my... READ MORE

What Can I Do To Correct My Long Chin?

Hi, im 20 years of age, and i have a long chin and an under bite, i would like to know wether i could get it fixed with just braces, or will i need... READ MORE

Braces, Surgery or Both? (photo)

I'm 44 and just fed up with "goofy" teeth. I have enclosed some pics. Orthodontist suggests braces and surgery (says I have a smaller lower jaw).... 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

Do You Have to Have Surgery to Correct an Open Bite?

What alternatives are available? At what point is surgery necessary? READ MORE

Braces with Mandible (Lower) Jaw Surgery?

It was recommended that I have lower jaw surgery even though my teeth are straight my profile is off & my jaw clicks. Orthodontist told me since... READ MORE

How Long Do U Have to Wait Before You Get Surgery for an Open Bite?

I had went to an orthodontist and he told me i had a 5mm open bite and he recommended surgery but first I had to get four teeth pulled now I will be... READ MORE

I'm 23 years old and have overbite and crowded teeth. Do I need to have surgery or can I just get braces? (photos)

I am 23 when I was getting my adult teeth my baby teeth were still there and now I have a huge over bite and crowding to. Do I need to have surgery or... READ MORE

Can Braces can fix my underbite & align my upper teeth and lower teeth without doing any surgery?

Hi, I'm female 20y/o. I just want to ask. If braces can fix my underbite without doing any surgery. And I can align my upper teeth and lower teeth. READ MORE

Do I need surgery to fix my teeth? (Photo)

I was just wondering would I need to have surgery to fix this or would braces or Invisalign fix them READ MORE

Would having jaw surgery to correct my bite or would braces or different retainers correct this condition?

As a child I had braces and 2 teeth were extracted. As an adult I have had various treatments including different mouth splints and chiropractic... READ MORE

Teeth Extraction/Braces or Jaw Surgery?

I was told by an orthodontist I needed to get braces a SECOND time and extractions to fix my overbite and a chin implant. My upper teeth protrude... READ MORE

Can my underbite be corrected with braces or would it require surgery? (photos)

I'm a 26 year old female with an underbite. I would prefer to not do surgery at all and would not mind having braces. I had an ortho recommend getting... READ MORE

My problem is bimaxillary protrusion class 1 malocc, Do I have to do the surgery or braces can do the treatment? (photos)

I will drag some of my smile pictures before braces so that you can see my case. I have got clear braces one month ago and I will take off 4 molars... READ MORE

How long after having overbite surgery will i have my braces taken off?

I should be having surgery soon but i was wondering when i would be able to have them taken off, i will have had them on for 2 years in march READ MORE

I have a gap that has developed from braces. is it possible that I can close the gap? (Photo)

In January 2014 i got new braces, as a result of this i have developed a gap from wearing the braces with elastics. My doctor has recommended i have a... READ MORE

Do I need Jaw Surgery or just Braces? (photo)

.i am only fifteen years old.What should I do to fix this? I'm having a bad times when someone judges me because of my teeth.and I always looses self... READ MORE

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