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A 18-year-old male asked:

When i got braces, ortho put glue on bottom molars to prevent teeth from touching(occlusal bonding).will this cause excess eruption of my front teeth?

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 54 years experience
No: Bite turbos are for temporary dos articulation, preventing you from knocking your new brackets off as your teeth begin to level and align. Extrusion of front teeth prevented by bracket placement and wire activity. Your Orthodontic Specialist would be glad to answer questions like this for you.

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