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A 17-year-old female asked:

I have braces and i have an overbite of 4mm i know it's considered to be normal but i dont like the way my teeth look. my lower canines touch upper molars when i bite. im 17 year old. my dentist said the bite cannot be fixed more what can be done?

3 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Trager
Dentistry 55 years experience
ASK DR. A MALERMAN AT HEALTH TAP HE IS OUR STAR ORTHODONTIST. ANOTHER OPINION IS BEST FOR YOU.
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 41 years experience
Please see an orthodontist to have an evaluation.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 54 years experience
If you are in the process of Orthodontic Treatment, and you are concerned about the results thus far, seek a second opinion with a specialist Orthodontist. Canines do not occlude with molars but may occlude with premolars, which would be consistent with a treatable malocclusion.

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