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A 31-year-old member asked:

My teeth arent straight and i'm getting my braces off next month. can i ask to have them on longer?

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Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 54 years experience
Ask Orthodontist-: Why your braces are being removed at this time? And can they be straighter? If not, why? Not every case can result in a perfect or ideal occlusion. Sometimes it is a result of poor patient cooperation and sometimes merely due to the limits of nature and what is or is not physiologically possible.

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A 19-year-old male asked:

My teeth are not straight is there any way to get them straight without braces?

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Yes, but...: Beaces are the gold standard, 90%+ improvement. Removable appliances are about 1/2 as effective as braces, including Invisalign. Another alternative is caps, veneers, bonding, etc. see a fully qualified Orthodontic Specialist for the best answer for your individual problem.

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