21 doctors weighed in:
How much can be done in orthodontics?
21 doctors weighed in

Dr. Michael Dean
Dentistry
6 doctors agree
In brief: Plenty!
There are limits, however beautiful and healthy smiles can be created with orthodontics at any age.

In brief: Plenty!
There are limits, however beautiful and healthy smiles can be created with orthodontics at any age.
Dr. Michael Dean
Dr. Michael Dean
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Dr. Stuart Hoffman
Orthodontics can accomplish many things from esthetics, increased function, as well as setting you up for better oral hygiene (less crowding of the teeth). How much can be done is based on where the dentition is prior to beginning treatment and what the long term goals are.
3 doctors agree
In brief: A tremendous amount
Perhaps the service that can be provided with orthodontic treatment is only limited by the imagination and skill of the orthodontist and the cooperation of the patient.
Modern ortho, implants, orthognathic surgery, mini implants, and advanced restorative techniques make a great smile possible for nearly every patient.

In brief: A tremendous amount
Perhaps the service that can be provided with orthodontic treatment is only limited by the imagination and skill of the orthodontist and the cooperation of the patient.
Modern ortho, implants, orthognathic surgery, mini implants, and advanced restorative techniques make a great smile possible for nearly every patient.
Dr. Donald Rollofson
Dr. Donald Rollofson
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Dr. Duane Keller
Dentistry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Depends upon needs
A balance exists between how your teeth fit together (bite) and how the joints, muscles head and neck function.
Orthodontics needs to be done so all of these structures function in the best manner possible. Straightening the teeth without the bite in the proper relationship is an invitation to instability and other compensations you don't need/deserve.

In brief: Depends upon needs
A balance exists between how your teeth fit together (bite) and how the joints, muscles head and neck function.
Orthodontics needs to be done so all of these structures function in the best manner possible. Straightening the teeth without the bite in the proper relationship is an invitation to instability and other compensations you don't need/deserve.
Dr. Duane Keller
Dr. Duane Keller
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Dr. James Wright
Dentistry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Beautiful Changes
A lot can be done with both types of braces today! metal braces are the old traditional type.
.. Most people find them to be somewhat painful. Invisalign braces are a much more comfortable alternative for most people and today they can work for most cases as they have improved so much in recent years. Teeth must be free of decay and any extractions done prior to starting orthodontic treatment.

In brief: Beautiful Changes
A lot can be done with both types of braces today! metal braces are the old traditional type.
.. Most people find them to be somewhat painful. Invisalign braces are a much more comfortable alternative for most people and today they can work for most cases as they have improved so much in recent years. Teeth must be free of decay and any extractions done prior to starting orthodontic treatment.
Dr. James Wright
Dr. James Wright
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2 doctors agree
In brief: Alot
Please consult with an orthodontist.
So much is possible these days and braces are now almost invisible.

In brief: Alot
Please consult with an orthodontist.
So much is possible these days and braces are now almost invisible.
Dr. Stephen Tsoucaris
Dr. Stephen Tsoucaris
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Dr. Brent Mcfarland
Dentistry - Orthodontics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: A great deal
Depending on the problem, orthodontics can create great cosmetic and functional corrections.

In brief: A great deal
Depending on the problem, orthodontics can create great cosmetic and functional corrections.
Dr. Brent Mcfarland
Dr. Brent Mcfarland
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Dr. Harry Aronowitz
Dentistry - Orthodontics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Lots
Orthodontics can correct significant alignment problems of your teeth and can camouflage mild alignment problems of your jaws.

In brief: Lots
Orthodontics can correct significant alignment problems of your teeth and can camouflage mild alignment problems of your jaws.
Dr. Harry Aronowitz
Dr. Harry Aronowitz
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Dr. Robert Stoner
Dentistry - Orthodontics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: A lot
In virtually all cases facial balance can be enhanced or maintained if already in balance.
Periodontal health can often be restored. Esthetics will be improved. Long term stability of the new bite is obtainable with adherence to maintaining the lower canine width and arch form. There are very very few cases that cannot be improved.

In brief: A lot
In virtually all cases facial balance can be enhanced or maintained if already in balance.
Periodontal health can often be restored. Esthetics will be improved. Long term stability of the new bite is obtainable with adherence to maintaining the lower canine width and arch form. There are very very few cases that cannot be improved.
Dr. Robert Stoner
Dr. Robert Stoner
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Lots!
Orthodontists don't just straighten teeth.
They guide the developing crania-facial complex, making sure all the skeletal and dental parts fit, are functional, esthetic, and stable. Average improvement with traditional braces when guided by an orthodontic specialist is 90-95%. Average clear aligner improvement is 41%.

In brief: Lots!
Orthodontists don't just straighten teeth.
They guide the developing crania-facial complex, making sure all the skeletal and dental parts fit, are functional, esthetic, and stable. Average improvement with traditional braces when guided by an orthodontic specialist is 90-95%. Average clear aligner improvement is 41%.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dr. Arnold Malerman
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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management
In brief: See orthodontist
The goal of orthodontic treatment is a beautiful smile and a good bite.
A variety of orthodontic treatments are available with orthodontics today. However, consulting with your orthodontist is the best way to achieve your treatment goals. Orthodontists are trained three years longer than a general dentist. After orthodontic consultation, study models and imaging all options will be explained.

In brief: See orthodontist
The goal of orthodontic treatment is a beautiful smile and a good bite.
A variety of orthodontic treatments are available with orthodontics today. However, consulting with your orthodontist is the best way to achieve your treatment goals. Orthodontists are trained three years longer than a general dentist. After orthodontic consultation, study models and imaging all options will be explained.
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin
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Dr. Shawn Murray
Dentistry
In brief: Amazing Smiles
Orthodontics can help you get a healthy and beautiful smile.
There are so many amazing things that can be accomplished but you really need to visit with an orthodontist to discuss them. Go to www.Thewellnoushour.Com and search for dr. Shawn murray to watch my tv interview.

In brief: Amazing Smiles
Orthodontics can help you get a healthy and beautiful smile.
There are so many amazing things that can be accomplished but you really need to visit with an orthodontist to discuss them. Go to www.Thewellnoushour.Com and search for dr. Shawn murray to watch my tv interview.
Dr. Shawn Murray
Dr. Shawn Murray
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