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I have a kind of buck teeth but not much.. can I actually correct it without using braces.. ? Coz its spoiling ma face profile

I have a kind of buck teeth but not much.. can I actually correct it without using braces.. ? Coz its spoiling ma face profile

See an Orthodontist: Many orthodontists offer an initial complimentary consultation. This allows you to find out what type of treatment is recommended for your individual situation and get all your questions answered. Take care. ...Read more

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Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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Braces (Definition)

They are used in orthodontics. The braces are put onto the teeth at precise anatomical locations, and wire runs through the braces and brings teeth into proper alignment. This is a very short answer for a very ...Read more


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Will I get rid of buck teeth and my overbite once I've gotten my braces?

Will I get rid of buck teeth and my overbite once I've gotten my braces?

Choose wisely: Orthodontic treatment is not a commodity, it's a service. Therefore for the best outcome you must choose the best possible Orthodontic Specialist (someone who does nothing but Orthodontic treatment), follow all instructions to the letter both during treatment and after braces are removed, and you should have a marvelous result. ...Read more

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I'm getting braces to fix my malocclusion bite. How long do I have to wear them for? Will they also help my teeth?

I'm getting braces to fix my malocclusion bite. How long do I have to wear them for? Will they also help my teeth?

Orthodontist: Your orthodontist will be the best one to estimate treatment length for you. And yes, the braces can not only help with your bite but also help straighten individual teeth. ...Read more

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What causes crooked and buck teeth ?

What causes crooked and buck teeth ?

Lots of reasons...: ...including tooth to bone size discrepancies, untreated cavities, premature baby tooth loss, pernicious habits, and so many other causes, but primarily your genes. Heredity is the single most causative factor of malocclusion. What you want to do is to see a qualified Orthodontic Specialist (initial visit usually free or low cost) for an examination and discussion as to what can be done for you. ...Read more

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Can thumbsucking at night lead to buck teeth? How to getrid of the habit?

Can thumbsucking at night lead to buck teeth? How to getrid of the habit?

Perhaps: Effects of pernicious digit habit influenced by intensity & duration. Thumb sucking can cause buck teeth, open bite, posterior collapse resulting in cross bite, affect speech and swallowing. Depending on child's age should see pedodontist or orthodontist for evaluation. No 2 children alike. Have to be examined to be evaluated to see if treatment indicated or not. ...Read more

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What type of malocclusion do you think I have if buck teeth?

What type of malocclusion do you think I have if buck teeth?

Class 2: But nothing an orthodontist can not address and fix in all likelihood. Go visit one. ...Read more

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How can I fix decalcified teeth from braces?

May be too late: Braces don't cause decalcification. It's caused by acid producing bacteria that's not cleaned off the teeth during orthodontic care. There are some remineralizing agents available, but if the damage is severe restorations may be required. Talk solutions over with your family dentist. ...Read more

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What to do if braces have made my teeth slant?

What to do if braces have made my teeth slant?

Teeth looking slante: You need to discuss this with your orthodontist. Many times the teeth while in treatment will look worst than they will when treatment is completed. The tooth exposed above the bone moves faster than the roots in the bone. ...Read more

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What kind of braces i may have to get for my teeth?

What kind of braces i may have to get for my teeth?

Orthodontic consult: There are many types of braces and techniques. It's more important to find the best orthodontist you can and let him\her discuss your options with you. It's good to be informed so ask all the questions you want once you find the right orthodontist. ...Read more

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