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Gap After Molar Extraction / Teeth Drift - Close Gap w/ Braces or Create Gap for Bridge?

Dear Doctor, I am 28 years old & had a molar extracted 3 years ago; there's been teeth drift and only 20% of space is remaining. An Implant is... READ MORE

Are Braces an Option for Severe Overbite?

I am 46. I am missing my molars right/left back, as well as bottom molar on the right. I have a severe overbite and I'm wondering at this point if... READ MORE

Why is my Orthodontist Using the Nance Appliance for my Upper Jaw?

My 4 1st bicuspid already removed for the braces, and i'm currently wearing for it, but why would my orthodontist using upper nance holding arch... READ MORE

Braces Before Molars?

Im an 12 but my molars have not come though and i think i need braces. can i have them? READ MORE

What do I do if my back left molar braquet fell off?

Just today my back left molar braquet fell off and my appt is until January 2nd what do I do ? I'm really scared they will separate!!!!!! READ MORE

Braces Closing a Molar Gap

Hello, I have braces on to straighten my teeth and only have 6 months to go. I also have a missing molar. I spoke to my dentist about closing the... READ MORE

Bracket on last molar but no wire?

Hi, I just have my braces fitted today and I have realised that I have a bracket on my last molar but there's no wire going to it. I'm missing one... READ MORE

What can be the cause for my teeth to be so slanted like this? What can I do about that? (photo)

I've had braces for the past 6 1/2 yrs. I had 4 molars removed, for my overbite. The past 6yrs have been spent trying to close the gaps. However, I'm... READ MORE

Can I sue my dentist for shaving down my teeth so that my two front teeth are both unequal lengths?

Can I sue my dentist for shaving down my teeth so that my two front teeth are both unequal lengths, making it look like I have a chipped tooth. She... READ MORE

How Long Do I Have to Wait to Get a New Retainer?

I had my 12 year old molars surgically removed 12 days ago. after my surgery i couldn't wear my clear retainer for a week after due to pain.. How... READ MORE

If I Removed the Back Molar Band, Would if Affect Anything?

I've have my braces for months now, but i have had a problems with the right back molar band. It bothers me a lot, sometimes it hurt because its... READ MORE

When will these blue cement/spacers be taken out of my top molars?

I got braces a few weeks ago and they put blue cement/spacers in my top back molars, my left side came out randomly a few days after my braces were... READ MORE

Should my rotated molars be corrected during orthodontic treatment? (Photo)

I am currently undergoing orthodontic treatment for an open bite. My bite is completely closed, and now my orthodontist is ready to remove my braces.... READ MORE

Braces Might Be Required for an Implant; True?

I recently had a broken molar extracted. The orthodontist originally thought she could bring the back molar forward to close the gap, but after an... READ MORE

Is molar bands needed to the braces?

Why my cases dont have molar band? But my tooth are moving. Is molar band important? What are the uses of molar band? READ MORE

Can Fast Braces be used to close tooth gaps? (photos)

I am 18 years old and have found out that I have two permanent teeth missing on my lower jaw. These are 2 molars (circled). My dentist told me i must... READ MORE

I have one molar in the back of my mouth that is extremely crooked. I think it's from my wisdom teeth and I'm not sure what I do

I have one molar in the back of my mouth that is extremely crooked. I think it's from my wisdom teeth and I'm not sure what I do after I get my wisdom... READ MORE

How Long Does It Take for Braces to Move the Molars? (photo)

It's been almost a year and a half and my teeth are pretty straight so far in the front. However, I just got rubber bands on my braces for my... READ MORE

My molar teeth are bent inward. Can my problem be solved by Braces?

One of the dentist had recommended for jaw expansion. Now I have got braces. The brackets on my molar teeth keep coming off. Is it possible that the... 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

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