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Tooth Extraction for Braces over 40. Is Your Face Likely To Collapse at This Age?

Hi, I am 44 years old and just started metal braces a month ago. I had an appointment to get 4 teeth extracted (my orthodontist told me it is... READ MORE

Collapsed Teeth, Narrow Smile? I was wondering what I should do.

Hello Doctor(s) , I recently had my braces taken off. My Orthodontist at the time , extracted 4 of my premolars (2 top , 2 bottom) before applying... READ MORE

4 Premolar Extractions. Is there anyway to expand my mouth so I can breathe better?

I had 4 Bicuspids extracted for braces when I was 14-15 (currently 18) . I currently have a couple of problems with my health. I have a collapsed... READ MORE

Which method is best (with/without TADS) to reverse traditional orthodontic work with extraction? (photos)

At 22 I had my Canine (left) and 3 premolars extracted for traditional braces. My right cheeks collapsed, my eye socket & level lowered. My right... READ MORE

Will tooth extraction affect my face? (Photo)

Hi, I'm 18 and I am getting braces to correct my overjet and I have sought 3 dental opinions. The first dentist suggested tooth shaving while the... READ MORE

How long does the arch have to be held in place after palatal expansion?

When I was 15, I got a palatal expander when I got braces. The expansion took about 4 months, and afterward they used a thicker archwire to hold the... READ MORE

Could not wearing retainer after braces cause asymmetry and incorrect bone growth?

I have an asymmetrical face. My right jaw and cheekbone are less developed. My jaw is also slightly misaligned. I had 4 extractions and a palat... READ MORE

Which is more effective for me: Invisalign or Braces? My goal is to not have a collapsed teeth in the long run! (photo)

Lost 4 molars as teen, roots extracted early 20s. Current dentist recommend get braces &then molars implants. (top molar space too small 4 implant)... READ MORE

I had braces and an expander in high school. My arch has slowly collapsed since. Is there a way to restore the width? (Photo)

When I was in high school, I had braces from age 15 to age 16 (12 months), and an expander for the first three months. It widened my arch, but over... READ MORE

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