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5 out of 5 stars Damon Braces
Decided to correct an overbite to avoid further damage with molars. So far so good, one of the draw back it's the pain after wires changes. The other not so good is having to wear the rubber bands. I've seen consistent progress and minimal pain. I go every 6 to 8 weeks to change the wires and every time is quick and painless.
I had always hated smiling because my bottom teeth were so crowded and overlapped. My insurance dropped the age limit on orthodontics so i knew it was time. I actually only have to pay around 1300 out of pocket. The first few months were tough. I kept breaking the wires in my sleep. Its been less than 5 months and they come off next week. After the first two weeks i was amazed at the change....
Undergraduate & Medical SchoolUndergraduate: BS in Zoology, University of Arkansas
Graduate: MS in Immunology, University of Arkansas
Orthodontics, University of Colorado
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I wouldn't be too concerned about it yet as you are only on your second set of aligners. You are doing a great job wearing them. Wait and see. Best of... READ MORE
Crooked top arch and possible extractions. How would removing adult teeth then getting braces affect my jawline? (Photo)
Looking at your photos, I would not recommend extractions. Of course, a comprehensive exam could reveal another picture but based on what I see, I... READ MORE
With a significant openbite as this, we always recommend braces. Not only for aesthetics but for functional purposes. Once implants are in, they... READ MORE
It's hard to say whether extractions are needed or not based on your photos. Damon braces, as with any ligating bracket system, actually broaden your... READ MORE
Teeth that do not line up the right way as in your case could affect your bite. This can make it hard to chew some foods and it may cause some teeth... READ MORE
Not necessarily. It depends on various factors: which teeth have to be extracted (wisdom, molars, incisors, etc...), how comfortable are you with... READ MORE
If there are no underlying issues, Invisalign works great for a lot of people. Looking at your photo, I would assume yes. However a proper exam with... READ MORE
I think you are an excellent candidate for braces and perhaps even Invisalign. I comprehensive evaluation with an orthodontist in your area will give... READ MORE
I have been on Invisalign for less than a year and have some questions about IPR. My dentist may have forgotten about doing it.
Sometimes treatment plans change and IPR is not always necessary, some other times it is towards the later part of treatment. I would recommend... READ MORE
A good orthodontist will keep your profile in mind. As trained orthodontist, we are experienced in not just looking at how your teeth fit together and... READ MORE
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