I am wondering how long I would need braces for by the look of my teeth. I am 14 if that matters. my teeth are really crowded and have a slight overbite. please answer with an opinion
How Long Will I Need Braces if I Have Crowded Teeth? (photo)
Doctor Answers 1
You definitely need braces, for the long-term health of your teeth and gums even more than esthetics. There are several ways to speed up treatment 1) extract 4 premolars -DO NOT DO THIS KEEP ALL OF YOUR TEETH. 2) Periodontally accelerated Osteogenic Orthodontics (cuts treatment time down to 6 months but adds cost and a surgery) see my website for an article I wrote on this, 3) Use adjunctive low level laser therapy treatments to keep the inflammation down moves teeth 30% faster. You need arch development with the damon bracket system.