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Will Bicuspid Extraction Cause TMJ?

After a number of consultations for braces (all recommended Damon), I have been informed by multiple ortho that the extraction of four bicuspid is... READ MORE

TMJ Caused by Braces

I went for 2nd orthodontic treatment at age 20 to correct my malaligned anterior teeth caused due to previous there is about 5 mm gap... READ MORE

How Severe is my Underbite? How Can I Go About Fixing This when I'm a Poor Teenager? (photo)

I'm a 16 year old teenager and my dad can't afford the money to buy braces/fix my jaw so I don't know how I'll be able to get the... READ MORE

I have an uneven jawline, could Braces fix this or do I need surgery? (TMJ) - (photo)

My teeth do not line up and I've never had braces. I notice it and I know others are lying when they say they don't. My jaw seems to be on only one... READ MORE

Braces for Open Bite and TMJ?

I will be going to the orthodonist on Wednesday to talk about getting braces, but I'm scared because I have a major open bite and TMJ problem. I'm... READ MORE

Braces Vs Dental Facelift Procedure

Im 41, have an over bite, grind my teeth and have the type of tmj that is muscular. I like the size and shape of my teeth but some of my teeth are... READ MORE

How Do I Fix my Crossbite? (photo)

I have sucked my thumb since i was young and im now 13. I have a very severe crossbite and several molars missing. I dont want to get traditional... READ MORE

Can a Palatal Expander or Braces Cause TMJ?

There is a review titled "I now have TMJ for life" and several people have commented that they have TMJ problems, and also had palatal... READ MORE

I Have a Crossbite(right Side Upper Teeth) and Tmj. Are Braces the Best Fix for Me?

I am 34 and just got braces put on a month ago. I went to the dentist a day ago and he was not sure braces were the best option for my issues. He was... READ MORE

What to Do with Assymetric Face and TMJ Problem? (photo)

What to do with assymetric face and TMJ problem, my doctor said i need to wear braces and splint to correct it But my assymetry is due to muscle... READ MORE

Which treatment plans sounds best? (photo)

Hi, I have a deep bite with retroclined incisors. I have seen 2 different orthodontists. One has said I would need 2 upper premolars removed then... READ MORE

What Appliances Are Used in Reversing Extractions for Braces?

I am about to start Phase II TMJ treatment following 2 x upper bicuspid extraction & maxillary retraction with traditional orthodontics. Dr's who... READ MORE

Braces Removed After a Month, Will Teeth Move Back to Exact Position?

I had to have my bottom braces removed as my tmj was so aggravated i was in agony, my orthodontist said they will move back (back being the operative... READ MORE

I Had Braces for Almost 2 Years. Now Suffering from Post Orthodontic and TMJ Dysfunction? What treatment is best for me? (photo)

Mouth Opening is Left to 1-1.5cm.i went to maxillofacial surgeon and orthodontist.i had medicines for TMJ anti-depressents etc for 9-10 months no... READ MORE

Braces and Two 2nd Premolar Extractions Will It Cause TMJ in my Case?

I am getting braces in a couple of days time; after having them on for 3 or 4 months my orthodontics wants to extract to of my 2nd premolars. I am... READ MORE

Had all 4 premolars removed for braces. Could I develop TMJ and get a sunken face?

I had to get my 4 premolars extracted due to overcrowding in my teeth. I've been reading that its bad to get them removed and will later cause... READ MORE

Jaw pain and facial and eye swelling after braces! (Photo)

My braces were removed January 26 I noticed my eyes/face started swelling in October, shortly after my last adjustment. My orthodontist told me my jaw... READ MORE

Do I Have a TMJ Problem and Can Braces Fix It?

When i open my mouth on my right side of the jaw it pops (sound/feeling) and sometimes it restricts how far i can open it however there is no pain. Is... READ MORE

I Need Braces to Fix my Uneven Bite but I Have Tmj. Will This Improve my Tmj or Make It Worse? (photo)

For the past few weeks i have had jaw pain,ear aches and headaches and my face has looked deformed/changed shape. I had 3 abscessed teeth which are... READ MORE

Are retainers supposed to hurt?

I've had TMJ Disorder for the past 4yrs. Took my ortho around 10mos with a oral splint and a year of braces to fix. 2 days ago I went to have them... READ MORE

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