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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
38 years experience in Dentistry
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 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience in Orthodontics
Primarily: Primarily Orthodontic Rx (braces) and, if required, jaw surgery. Is your underbite dental, skeletal, or both? What other occlusal anomalies are pres ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience in Dentistry
Orthodontist: See a local orthodontist for a consult. They are trained to treat all types of malocclusions, even the weird ones.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience in Orthodontics
Seek consultation: Call a qualified orthodontic specialist for examination (usually free) and discussion of treatment options. It can be fixed.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Pope
44 years experience in Dentistry
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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. R Lee Hinson
37 years experience in Dentistry
My list for you:: 1)maintain excellent oral hygiene prior to surgery and get your teeth cleaned professionaly. 2) follow all pre-op instructions from your surgeon. 3) ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Louis Sterling
36 years experience in Prosthodontics
See below: Intraoral vertical ramus osteotomy . An incision is made inside your mouth (pretty far back). Then a vertical cut is made in the ramus of the mandib ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Zipkin
47 years experience in Dentistry
See below: Take a visit with an experienced orthodontist who treats orthopedic problems.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience in Dentistry
Unlikely: A class 3 bite, where the anterior teeth are in a crossbite, is usually due to an arch size discrepancy where the lower jaw and arch form is diproport ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience in Dentistry
Advice: My advice is that you seek the expertise of a local dentist who can examine you. If you are missing many posterior teeth, your bite may have collapsed ... Read More

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