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Do Rubber Bands or Chains on Braces Actually Work?

I am a Class III, 20 year old, with an edge to edge bite. My upper jaw falls .05mm ahead of my lower jaw. (overjet?) My question is how effective is... 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

Want Braces but Hear I Need Surgery to Widen my Upper Jaw. Can Surgery Be Avoided?

I need braces, but have heard that I need surgery to widen my upper jaw because it is too narrow. Is there any way to avoid surgery? READ MORE


I have a 3mm overbite as well as an overjet. i consider my smile very unnatractive and weak due to overbite. I also have consistant discomfort in my... READ MORE

What Can I Do To Correct My Long Chin?

Hi, im 20 years of age, and i have a long chin and an under bite, i would like to know wether i could get it fixed with just braces, or will i need... READ MORE

Can my jaws be aligned with braces? Or do I need surgery? (photos)

My upper and lower jaw are not aligned and it REALLY bothers me! They have always been like that. I can't take pictures showing my teeth and every... READ MORE

Braces, Surgery or Both? (photo)

I'm 44 and just fed up with "goofy" teeth. I have enclosed some pics. Orthodontist suggests braces and surgery (says I have a smaller lower jaw).... READ MORE

Jaw surgery vs tooth extraction. Which is the best option for me?

I'm a young adult that needs braces. I've been told by 2 orthodontists that I have an underbite. One tells me jaw surgery, the other says teeth... READ MORE

Braces with Mandible (Lower) Jaw Surgery?

It was recommended that I have lower jaw surgery even though my teeth are straight my profile is off & my jaw clicks. Orthodontist told me since... READ MORE

I'm wearing elastics to correct my underbite. Would it be better to go with surgery or continue wearing elastics? (Photo)

I'm wearing elastics to correct my underbite. Would it be better to go with surgery or continue wearing elastics ( I'm 16 years old ) READ MORE

Is there something I can do to fix my gummy smile? (photos)

I am an 18 year old girl who had braces until age 14. Ever since I had them removed I have been unhappy with my smile, specifically my gummy smile. I... READ MORE

I'm 23 years old and have overbite and crowded teeth. Do I need to have surgery or can I just get braces? (photos)

I am 23 when I was getting my adult teeth my baby teeth were still there and now I have a huge over bite and crowding to. Do I need to have surgery or... READ MORE

Will braces alone correct my open bite?

I'm a 22 y/o male. I had braces at age 16. This has now been deemed "camoflauge" treatment. My open bite remains. At my consultation I was told... READ MORE

Can Braces can fix my underbite & align my upper teeth and lower teeth without doing any surgery?

Hi, I'm female 20y/o. I just want to ask. If braces can fix my underbite without doing any surgery. And I can align my upper teeth and lower teeth. READ MORE

How Long Do U Have to Wait Before You Get Surgery for an Open Bite?

I had went to an orthodontist and he told me i had a 5mm open bite and he recommended surgery but first I had to get four teeth pulled now I will be... READ MORE

Do I need surgery or can braces fix this? (Photo)

I am embarrassed when i smile seems like my teeth are slanted and my gum line is higher on one side a do i need surgery or can braces fix this or gum... READ MORE

I'm 18 years old and I haven't grown my chin/jaw. Will my chin develop without the help of braces? (Photos)

I also have to put braces But doctor say if i want to grow the chin I will have to do surgery. Will my chin develop with out surgery or by the help of... 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

Teeth Extraction/Braces or Jaw Surgery?

I was told by an orthodontist I needed to get braces a SECOND time and extractions to fix my overbite and a chin implant. My upper teeth protrude... READ MORE

My doctor told me braces will treat my jaw, is it true? (photos)

I'm a female in puberty and i went to orthodotist few years ago. She told me that My jaw can be fixed by pushing lower jaw forward and upper lip... READ MORE

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