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How can a dentist fix a slight overbite

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Woojin Woody Kwon
18 years experience Dentistry
I wouldn't: It depends on your definition of slight and overbite. Some can be treated orthodontically, and some can be treated with restorations. To me, slight ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morey Furman
36 years experience Dentistry
See an orthodontist: An orthodontist is a dentist who specializes in tooth movement and the correction of occlusion (the bite). Many general dentists (regular dentists) do ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
42 years experience Dentistry
Orthodontics: Discuss this with your dentist to see which approach is best for you. Usually this is corrected by an orthodontist.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
8 years experience Dentistry
Get a second opinion: See another dentist or an orthodontist for a second opinion to see if you really need braces or not.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Depends: Depends on severity as to whether surgery necessary. At 20 you have stopped growing, so "restraint" would be ineffective. Ask your dentist to refer ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Your question-: I'm not familiar with dentistry, dental care, or dentist's qualifications in thailand and therefore cannot comment on the credentials or phi ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Trever Keele
12 years experience Dentistry
It depends: I would consult with a dentist or orthodontist who could give you an estimate based on your condition.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Brigham
50 years experience Orthodontics
It depends: Some mild overbites can be reduced by proclining the lower dental arch, and /or retraction of upper anterior teeth if space permits. Your orthodontist ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yuval Azulay
18 years experience Dentistry
Facial asymmetry: There are many factors that can cause facial asymmetry, one of which is overbite. The best way to verify if this is the only/main reason for your ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Correct: The slight overbite results in posterior disocclusion when you slide your jaw forward. This is perfectly normal.

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