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When you get braces how long do they have to stay in?

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Dr. S. Jay Bowman
Dentistry - Orthodontics

In brief: Very variable

Treatment times for braces are based on the difficulty level of the problem that you present the orthodontist.
Minor treatments could be as short as a few months and other may take 2-3 years. It's best to get an opinion from a specialist in regards to your specific situation. Treatment times are very . . . Variable.

In brief: Very variable

Treatment times for braces are based on the difficulty level of the problem that you present the orthodontist.
Minor treatments could be as short as a few months and other may take 2-3 years. It's best to get an opinion from a specialist in regards to your specific situation. Treatment times are very . . . Variable.
Dr. S. Jay Bowman
Dr. S. Jay Bowman
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Dr. Shawn Murray
Dentistry

In brief: Brace time

It really depends on how severe your teeth are and all that is involved to fix them. An orthodontic exam should give you an idea.

In brief: Brace time

It really depends on how severe your teeth are and all that is involved to fix them. An orthodontic exam should give you an idea.
Dr. Shawn Murray
Dr. Shawn Murray
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Dr. Christopher Dowd
Internal Medicine

In brief: Depends

Each person is different and your orthodontist can give you the best estimate.
However, by complying with his/her treatments (wearing the elastic bands when you're told too!) you can do your part to make sure your time with braces is as short as possible.

In brief: Depends

Each person is different and your orthodontist can give you the best estimate.
However, by complying with his/her treatments (wearing the elastic bands when you're told too!) you can do your part to make sure your time with braces is as short as possible.
Dr. Christopher Dowd
Dr. Christopher Dowd
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