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What is the differences between first premolar and second premolar extraction?

I need to get four premolars extracted before putting on braces. My orthodontist suggested 4 first premolar extraction. I am wondering why the first... READ MORE

How do I fix my gummy smile? (Photo)

So when I smile really big my upper lip tends to curl under and expose a lot of my gums. I can't help it, and even when I don't smile very big I feel... READ MORE

SmileSimplicity vs Other Options (such as Veneers, Lumineers, etc.) and when would you recommend them?

I saw something on TV about SmileSimplicity and am wondering how they compare to other options with regard to appearance (initial and if it changes... READ MORE

Would gum contouring or crown lengthening to one tooth make my gum line and front teeth look more even? (Photo)

I thought braces were going to fix my problem of one tooth being longer than the other, but they didn't. One of my front teeth seems longer than the... READ MORE

Invisalign/Invisalign Lite & Veneers - Da Vinci, Lumineers or Emax? (photo)

I am thinking of getting veneers as I would like my teeth to be a bit longer and all the same length. My upper lateral incisors are slightly crooked... READ MORE

Should I get botox, laser crown lengthening, or lip lowering for my gummy smile? (Photo)

I have a pretty severe gummy smile and was wondering the best method to fix it would be. I've read about botox being able to paralyze the muscles used... READ MORE

Invisalign, Lingual, or Traditional Braces? I want to make my top teeth look more even in length. (Photo)

I've had braces when I was 10-14. I'm currently almost 20. I think my teeth are pretty straight, but I still have a slight overbite and my teeth... READ MORE

Porcelain vs composite fillings for small cavities. Which is best?

I have multiple cavities which are small (some are on top of tooth others are on the side of tooth) but my dentist recommend me to be filled with... READ MORE

Dental veneers or crowns?

Hi, my front teeth are a fine shape just a bit off color, I've tried teeth whitening but didn't do a lot, plus I had to have a root canal on one of... READ MORE

What type of cosmetic dental surgery is best for teeth gaps? (Photo)

I am very uncomfortable with my smile (which is why I seldomly do it) and would like to correct it. I'm 17, and I've done various research on... READ MORE

Braces, Invisalign, composite bonding or veneers? (Photo)

I have missing laterals so I needed almost 7 years of braces to close spacing. My canines were brought to the front and shaved down to mimic laterals.... READ MORE

I need implants with a 4 tooth bridge in the front. How can I choose two dentists with very different solutions?

About a yr ago one of my front teeth snapped off at the gum line. Then another then another. I now have three front teeth gone and I am in the process... READ MORE

What is the best solution for my gappy teeth? Braces or a bridge? How much would it cost for clear braces? (Photo)

I read a lot about possible solutions via the NHS website and my first thought would be would I need a bridge? The two teeth to the side of my two... READ MORE

I have a spacing problem between my bottom teeth. Would veneers or crowns be the best option?

I have large spaces between my bottom teeth. The two in front are ok, but there is serious spacing on either side of them. I'm soon to be 50 and I... READ MORE

What is the difference between an overbite, over jet and bimaxillary protrusion? (Photo)

I'm confused as to what I have. How much would it cost to have this fixed in Central California... and how much time does it take? READ MORE

Extraction of two more teeth (upper jaw) or implants (lower jaw) to match upper jaw? (Photo)

When i was 17 i had two lower teeth extracted (see pic) Now im 35 and jaw still is not right. Ortho gave two options. 1. spread the gap in lower jaw... READ MORE

#7-10  teeth missing, Which type of brace abutment n crown is best for a strong natural implant? (photo)

The brace is 1)to open space to make it symmetric for 4 unit implant support bridge, 2) to close 1-2mm gaps between #11-#14 and make space to put... READ MORE

What treatment should I opt for? (Braces on bottom, and Invisalign on top, just braces, or lingual braces) How long? (Photo)

3 years ago, I got braces. I had an overbite, and minor crowding on bottom. After two years of treatment, when I was supposed to take them off, my... READ MORE

Best option for white spots on teeth? Demineralized enamel from fever.Veneers, cosmetic bonding, mIpaste or microabrasion? (Phot

Had spots forever. Parents offered to get veneers for front two teeth, but I don't know if it works like that&have heard bad things about veneers.... READ MORE

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