1. which is better? TREATMENT A (4 teeth extraction) or TREATMENT B (expand the dental arch to move the teeth backwards)? I am 22 years old. I also have lip incompetence. 2. What is the difference between an overbite and bimaxillary protrusion? 3. suppose I will go for TREATMENT B? Will braces alone can correct this overbite/bimaxillary protrusion? I don't know what to do anymore.I just want to make my smile look good.
I Don't Know Whether I Have a Bimaxillary Protrusion, or if I Have an Overbite? (photo)
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BiMaxillary Protrusion or overbite
Whatever the case may be, if you have an orthodontist that can treat you WITHOUT extracting your 4 bicuspids, definitely chose that treatment. I always prefer treatment that does not require taking out perfectly healthy teeth unless there are no other options
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Bimaxillary Protrusion or Overbite.
Whatever the case may be, if you have an orthodontist that can treat you WITHOUT extracting your 4 bicuspids, definitely chose that treatment. You will be much better off healthwise (TMJ, Sleep Apnea, Snoring) by expanding your arches, rather than narrowing them with extractions.
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