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Undergraduate & Medical SchoolUndergraduate: BS in Engineering, Tufts University
Dental: DMD, Washington University School of Dental Medicine
Masters: MS in Orthodontics, St. Louis University
Treatments offered at Century Orthodontics
Most popular answers from Robert Waxler, DMD, MS
The easiest treatment is just to round out (straighten) the teeth without extractions which is why many doctors just do it (as well as it is easier to... READ MORE
Open bites are the most difficult problem to fix either with Invisalign or with braces. It really depends on the exact problem and a simple picture is... READ MORE
I certainly would seek a few other opinions before changing treatment! Certainly there are times when we start out without needing extractions and... READ MORE
It looks like you have a tongue size/position problem that is causing your teeth to migrate forward and apart. Not much you can do about the tongue... READ MORE
Invisalign normally moves each tooth .2 mm per aligner. If the space is closed from both sides then it should theoretically take only 4 sets which... READ MORE
Done correctly there are no good scientific studies that show that extractions cause poor profiles or tmj type problems. Those who tell you that they... READ MORE
Attachments are used on difficult to move teeth...sure sounds like this is your case and so it is no surprise that the "bad" tooth still is not right.... READ MORE
Once again a misleading and incorrect response to a question on orthodontic extractions forces me to put in my two cents worth. Of course you need... READ MORE
Orthodontists deal with two problems....teeth and jaw alignment. It really doesn't matter when you straighten teeth...we do it on 70 year olds! The... READ MORE
Always hard to diagnosis just with photos....this said I think there is a good chance. NOBODY has perfect bone structure and all orthodontic... READ MORE
Before and After Photos by Dr. Waxler
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