PLEASE I NEED HELP! So I'm thinking about getting Braces really soon and I need somebody's help. Any suggestions? (photos)

Okay so. I have a problem with my left lateral incisor its completely turned like sideways and I don't really know what to do about it. I wanna get braces but idk if they would have to pull out that tooth. I really don't wanna get any teeth pulled at all! So any suggestions?

Doctor Answers 1

Orthodontics vs Orthopedics. Underdeveloped Maxilla is cause of crowding, best to correct the cause of crowding.

You have an underdeveloped maxilla that can be orthopedically grown either with the DNA Appliance and Epigenetic Orthodontics/Orthopedics or with a SARPE procedure.

Avoid anyone who advises extracting teeth to make room.  Removing teeth can lead to Snoring, sleep apnea, headaches, migraines and TMJ dysfunction.  You are very wise to want to avoid extractions.

Creating a more physiologic airway gives the best and healthiest results.

Ira L Shapira DDS, D,ABDSM, D,AAPM, FICCMO
Chair, Alliance of TMD Organizations
Diplomat, American Academy of Pain Management
Diplomat, American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine
Regent & Fellow, International College of CranioMandibular Orthopedics
Board Eligible, American Academy of CranioFacial Pain
Dental Section Editor, Sleep & Health JournalMember, American Equilibration Society
Member, Academy of Applied Myofunctional Sciences

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