Doctor insights on:
How Long Do You Have To Wear Braces For An Overbite
Depends: This is difficult to answer without a complete set of dental and radiographic records. I am a pediatric dentrist and have an active orthodontic practice. The average case takes about 24 months;however, moving teeth in adults may take longer because the bone is denser. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What to do if I have braces and I'm getting double-jaw surgery to correct an underbite. how long will What to do if I have to wear braces after the surgery?
Ask: Ask both the Orthodontist and the Oral Surgeon. Your treatment was planned out before your braces went on. It takes 6 weeks for bone to fill surgical sites, 6 months for bone to mature. Usually takes about 6 months to fine tune the occlusion after surgery completed. Good for you having this done...you'll love the results, ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not enough info: What's your jaw relationship, molar and canine relationships, are any teeth missing, crowded, spaced, tipped or twisted? Need more information...See an orthodontist for a thorough examination. Orthodontist. Average time in treatment for adults is 18-24 months. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
See a Pro: See an Orthodontic Specialist for a qualified answer, for the same reasons you would see a brain surgeon rather than a GP to treat your brain lesion. Know that clear aligners may be applicable to resolve your malocclusion, but are only about half as effective as braces. So you may have to decide the level of "cure" you want for yourself. ...Read moreSee 7 more doctor answers
And what else: When there is one anomaly, there are often multiple anomalies. Is your crossbite anterior or posterior. Is it dental, skeletal, or both. Is it single tooth or multiple teeth. Please see an Orthodontic Specialist for an initial examination (usually free or low cost) and a discussion as to the timing and intensity of the treatment to resolve your malocclusion. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Can you tell me about how long will i need to have braces for after surgery for an impacted tooth?
Apples/oranges: 2 different issues. See an orthodontic specialist for evaluation of your individual malocclusion. The orthodontist can then give you approximate treatment time. Allow at least 2 weeks healing time after wisdom teeth removal before placing braces. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Overbite: In layman's terms, an "overbite" typically refers to the upper front teeth sticking out horizontally, further than the lower front teeth. An orthodontist defines an "overbite" as the vertical overlap of the upper front teeth over the lower front teeth. They are very different situations unfortunately with the same name. Have an exam with an orthodontist to determine the problem & time involved. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Complexity: See a fully qualified orthodontic specialist who has invested 5, 000+ hours in a post-doctoral residency and who limits his/her practice to orthodontics exclusively. The orthodontist has the training and experience to determine the complexity of your problem and determine the best course of treatment. There are many complicating factors, for example is your problem dental, skeletal, or both. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
It depends: It depends on how long it takes to get your teeth in proper alignment so your jaw can be moved to the correct position. With surgery you need to have a good interlocking of your teeth in the new bite for proper stability. You need to discuss this with your Surgeon and Orthodontist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- How long do you need braces for an overbite?
- How long do you need to wear braces?
- If you have a overbite do you need braces
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- How long do braces take to fix an overbite?
- Braces for overbite how long
- How long do you have to wear invisalign?
- How long will i have to wear braces?
- How long do you need to wear braces if you have an overbite?