Carlos Caballero, DDS, MS, MSD

Seattle Orthodontist
505 E. Sunset Way
Issaquah, Washington 98027 US
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  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Graduate: MS, University of Minnesota

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Do I need braces? (Photo)

Hello,Thanks for your question. Judging by the pictures it seems that there are minimum alignment issues( crowding) . However the teeth do not meet... READ MORE

Can I have a frenectomy after my braces treatment? I used to have diastema and now the gap is closed but not that tight.

Hello, If your frenum has a low attachment a frenectomy will help in the long term stability, however a lingual bonded retainer will be your best bet... READ MORE

Would the Six Month Smile be enough time to pull down my two front teeth? (Photo)

HelloThanks for your question. ^ month smiles are provided by general dentist only and not a specialist in Orthodontics. The end up result and long... READ MORE

I want to have my open bite fixed, but I don't know what steps to take. (Photo)

Hello Thanks for your question. The first step will be to visit your dentist to get a good cleaning and cavity check. Once your mouth is clean and in... READ MORE

Could I still get metal braces on my teeth if I have had a cavity filled w/ composite filling on my lateral incisor? (photo)

Hello, Thanks for your question. yes it is possible for you to get metal braces. With the advance in new bonding materials it is possible to bond... READ MORE

How long will it take to close premolar extraction gaps?

HelloThanks for your question. As a general rule the space will close at a rate of 1 mm per month. Having said that I have seen faster movement and... READ MORE

Are the 4 tooth extractions still necessary? (photos)

Hello, Thanks for your question. I am glad that your upper teeth are looking better , however the fact that they have aligned does not influence the... READ MORE

Doctor cut my front 4 teeth on the upper side like half or more, and then applied crowns. Now can braces be applied? (Photo)

Hello, Thanks for your question. Yes braces can be applied on the crowns. However we prefer to be temporary crowns and individual for each tooth ( not... READ MORE

Braces - vacation. What will happen if I don't get my wires tightened for six months?

Hello, Thanks for your question. Unsupervised care is not good, that is why you are required to be seen every month or so. The specialist checks that... READ MORE

I have a dentist consultation about fast braces. Will fast braces work for me? (Photo)

Hello, Thanks for your question. I do not recommend fast braces. That type of treatment is not done by a certified orthodontist and can create some... READ MORE

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