Open Bite + Braces

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Should All Teeth Touch While Biting Down?

When biting down, what teeth should be touching ? because only my back molars touch ever since i had braces ... when before all my teeth use to touch... 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

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

Open Bite, Braces and Recessed Chin

I was diagnosed with an open bite and have some crowding. I'm 21 years old and have a recessed chin and a somewhat long face. Can the open bite... READ MORE

What Are my Options to Fix my Open Bite? (photo)

I've already had braces when I was 16, I'm now 20. My open bite isn't too bad, but bothers me. I've always wanted a beautiful smile and want to know... READ MORE

Are There Any Alternatives to Maxillary Impaction Surgery For Open Bite? (photo)

Finished with braces but open bite remains. Orthodontist says jaw surgery is needed to close bite. Fifteen yr old doesn't want surgery. Are there... READ MORE

I Have an Open Bite but I Am Afraid of Surgery. What Would Be a Good Approach for Me? (photo)

I am a 27 year old female. My front teeth don't touch at all. I am afraid of surgery and have managed to eat fine but I want to know if an open bite... READ MORE

Will my Teeth Relapse After Braces Are Off?

I have an overbite and an open bite. After the braces come off, how do I know the teeth won't try to go back to where they were before? During... READ MORE

Open Bite - Jaw Surgery or Braces?

Im a 22 Year old female and have had open bite all my life. Im not sure what has caused it but I really want to sort it out as its really affecting my... READ MORE

Oral and Maxillofacial Question Regarding my Open Bite

I was administered a Herbst appliance while I was wearing braces when I was 12 until I was 14, for a period of 22 months or so. The open bite... READ MORE

Damon Clear Braces Vs Invisalign for an Open Bite? (photo)

I am 43 yr old with an anterior open bite, minor cross bite and some minor crowding issues. I had braces from age11-15 includ. a plate expander. I am... READ MORE

Advice on Proper Treatment for Open Bite?

I am a 25-year old male who's life has been greatly affected by an anterior open bite. I had no idea how complex a problem this is when I recently... READ MORE

Is It Really Necessary to Have my Bicuspids Removed in Order to Have my Teeth Straightened and my Open Bite Corrected? (photo)

As you can see I have an open bite (I do not know if it is a mild or a severe one). What kind of braces would be the best for me (without removing my... READ MORE

Can my Open Bite Be Closed Cosmetically Like with Veneers? (photo)

Is there any possible way of me closing my open bite without surgery? It makes me insecure. I had braces when I was 16 with a palette expander for one... 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

How likely is retention for an open-bite treated with braces and rubber bands for adult? (Photo)

Hello. I have a mild open-bite. I also have tongue thrusting. My dad had an open-bite. Did top braces and headgear when teen, but did not wear... READ MORE

Why Are Traditional Braces the First Choice when Solving an Open Bite Situation?

Why Are Traditional Braces the First Choose when Solving an Open Bite Situation? After, reading it seems that traditional braces actually makes the... READ MORE

Will Braces Fix a 4mm Anterior Open Bite?

Hi, I visited my orthodontist recently to be diagnosed with a 4mm openbite. Ive just turned 17, and i have never had any problems with the open bite,... READ MORE

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