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How long does it take to correct an underbite

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
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 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Stall
37 years experience Dentistry
Ask the orthodontist: It is very difficult to answer this question. Everyone has different problems that take a different time to correct.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Team Discussion: You should have a sit down with your orthodontic/oral surgeon team to discuss all of your concerns. Too many variables to give you specific answers si ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Zipkin
47 years experience Dentistry
See below: Take a visit with an experienced orthodontist who treats orthopedic problems.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Surgery: i am not an oral surgeon, but jaw surgery that would require you getting your bone manipulated takes weeks to recover.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
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
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Takes time: Takes time to move teeth. Many variables. If concerned, get a second opinion. Make sure your orthodontist is board certified.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
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
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Your body: Your body's response does...Some people may improve a little faster than others. Good nutrition and a positive attitude also help a great deal!
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathryn Ko
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Yes: good idea to have your teeth re-aligned to get rid of underbite. Ask your dentist for a referral to an orthodontist. keep smiling!
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