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do u get braces when you have overbite teeth

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
It should..: Details regarding your specific treatment will be explained to you by your orthodontist.

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Orthodontist: Make an appointment with a local orthodontist for a consultation.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Kim
25 years experience Dentistry
Yes, absolutely: An overbite (or underbite) can throw your bite off just enough to still do some damage to the teeth. The way your upper jaw and lower jaw come togeth ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Yes, you can: Discuss your treatment objectives with a local orthodontist.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Seek information: Talk to your orthodontist (hopefully you're seeing a specialist) about your concerns. Perhaps your malocclusion requires jaw surgery and/or tooth ext ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Brooks
49 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Yes with braces: you will need to wear braces for about two yrs. Then a retainer
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
35 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
See orthodontist: An overbite is normal for most mouths. If you want to eliminate the open bite and the gap between your front teeth, then yes you would probably need b ... Read More
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Dr. David Schneider
37 years experience Dentistry
Yes: However, it is imperative that the periodontal disease (bone loss) be treated so that you are in good periodontal health and in a maintainable level o ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
40 years experience Dentistry
Absolutely: Porcelain bonding system have steadily improved over the years and this today is not a problem.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Behram Dalal
30 years experience Dentistry
I would think so: Best to have a consult with your general dentist for a referral to an orthodontist.

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