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How long does it take to correct an underbite

A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 55 years experience
Underbite: Very treatable. Depending on severity will require Orthodontics and possibly jaw surgery. See a fully qualified Orthodontic specialist for initial e... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 55 years experience
A telephone: Take your finger and dial an orthodontic specialist. There's no pill, liquid, salve, snake oil, massage, app, computer program, or dietary supplement... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 55 years experience
No way: No way to tell without examining your son. As long as you are seeing a qualified orthodontic specialist, who limits his practice to orthodontics excl... Read More
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Dr. Stuart Hoffman
32 years experience
Maybe or not: The two issues (under bite and frenectomy) are not always related. A frenectomy is a proceedure to cut a piece of tissue (frenum) that is causing teet... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 56 years experience
Ask your Surgeon: We have limited space to answer these types of questions and each case is different. With this extensive a procedure, this is something that you shoul... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
Dentistry 41 years experience
Ortho and surgery: It usually requires the team of an orthodontist and surgeon working together to change the bite. It also depends on what is wrong and how bad the und... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 42 years experience
Orthodontist: See a local orthodontist for a consult. They are trained to treat all types of malocclusions, even the weird ones.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 55 years experience
Seek consultation: Call a qualified orthodontic specialist for examination (usually free) and discussion of treatment options. It can be fixed.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Pope
Dentistry 47 years experience
Medical Benefit: Depends how you defined the term. Can the patient eat? Can he breathe? Is he in pain? Is the condition causing the patient psychological issues? See ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 55 years experience
Sweeping question: Resolution of underbite (class iii malocclusion) in adults requires orthodontic treatment, and often orthognathic (jaw) surgery. Best advice i can gi... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Yes: This type of braces can definitely repair an underbite. Good luck to you.
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