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What happens if you have an overbite do you need braces?

What happens if you have an overbite do you need braces?

Possibly: Some patients require orthognathic surgery. It's best if you ask this question to a local orthodontist who can actually examine you. ...Read more

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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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If you have an overbite do you need full braces?

If you have an overbite do you need full braces?

Perhaps: If you have an excessive overbite in all probability other teeth and/or jaws are mal-related. Don't go looking for "quickie fix". Look for "best (esthetic & functional) most stable fix." even if your general dentist does braces or invisalign, they do not have the same training and experience as an orthodontic specialist. Get the correct answer from a pro, see an orthodontist. ...Read more

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Would i need braces to fix a bad overbite?

Would i need braces to fix a bad overbite?

Possible: Orthodontics can improve malocclusions. Depending upon your particular condition, and your feelings about treatment, orthodontics may or may not be necessary. Discuss this with a dental professional. ...Read more

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If I have a overbite do I need braces ?

If I have a overbite do I need braces ?

See an orthodontist: When you have your over-bite evaluated by an orthodontist specialist you will then know what procedure or dental appliance will be required to correct your problem Take care. ...Read more

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Want to know what braces do I need for an overbite?

Want to know what braces do I need for an overbite?

Not that simple: Depends on whether overbite is dental, skeletal, or both/age of patient and available growth/crowding-spacing/molar ; canine relationships/ and many other factors. Short answer, see a qualified orthodontic specialist to evaluate your problem. Know that gold standard of care is still braces. ...Read more

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I have overbite problem. now my age is 23. how long I need to wear braces to correct them? please suggest me.

I have overbite problem. now my age is 23. how long I need to wear braces to correct them? please suggest me.

Varies: Orthodontic treatment does't have a set time frame... it really all depends on the amount of movement and how your teeth respond to the treatment. Please see an orthodontist in your town who can give you a better estimate on the type and length of your care. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I have an overbite do I need braces?

Perhaps: A 27% vertical overbite combined with a 2mm horizontal overbite (overjet) is considered normal. For a diagnostic evaluation of your occlusion, and an opinion as to whether orthodontic treatment is indicated, please schedule an initial examination (often free or low cost) with a qualified orthodontic specialist. ...Read more

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If I have one cavity and a overbite do I need braces?

Infection control: Excessive overbite may be just the tip of the iceberg. Have your occlusion evaluated by an Orthodontic Specialist to see if corrective Orthodontic Treatment would be beneficial for you. Before beginning Orthodontic Treatment your Family Dentist will do infection control, eliminating tooth infections (cavities), gum infections, and will place you on a good Oral Hygiene Program. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if i'm getting braces because I have a large overbite. I am just wondering what type of braces will i need?

Depends: Everyone's different. Find the best orthodontic specialist you can and talk about treatment options. I'm sure "overbite" is only one facet of your malocclusion. For the most qualified answer, see a specialist. ...Read more

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Overbite (Definition)

A malocclusion of the teeth in which the front upper incisor and canine teeth project over the lower. ...Read more

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