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How do I tell if I need braces or no?

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Dr. Gary Chapman
Dentistry - Orthodontics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: See an orthodontist

An orthodontic consult will address your concerns and some you may not be aware of.
Most orthodontists will take complimentary look at you and give you an opinion. So nothing to lose, but crooked teeth...

In brief: See an orthodontist

An orthodontic consult will address your concerns and some you may not be aware of.
Most orthodontists will take complimentary look at you and give you an opinion. So nothing to lose, but crooked teeth...
Dr. Gary Chapman
Dr. Gary Chapman
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Dr. David Schleimer
Dentistry - Orthodontics

In brief: Not a need, a choice

Orthodontics has many wonderful aspects: it creates beautiful smiles, wonderful facial proportions and healthy teeth that are most easily cleaned.
The increase in self-esteem can be life changing... But braces are fundamentally elective. No one "needs" braces. Life is full of crucial priorities and choices. Orthodontics is a real investment in esthetics and function. Speak with an orthodontist!

In brief: Not a need, a choice

Orthodontics has many wonderful aspects: it creates beautiful smiles, wonderful facial proportions and healthy teeth that are most easily cleaned.
The increase in self-esteem can be life changing... But braces are fundamentally elective. No one "needs" braces. Life is full of crucial priorities and choices. Orthodontics is a real investment in esthetics and function. Speak with an orthodontist!
Dr. David Schleimer
Dr. David Schleimer
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Dr. Shawn Murray
Dentistry

In brief: Brace consultation

The best thing to do is get a consultation with an orthodontist to talk about your options.

In brief: Brace consultation

The best thing to do is get a consultation with an orthodontist to talk about your options.
Dr. Shawn Murray
Dr. Shawn Murray
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Dr. Jake Richards
Dentistry

In brief: See your provider

Dentist and orthodontist are trained to be able to tell you if you need them. Some people need them and other would benefit from them. If your teeth are crowded, overlapping and mis-aligned you need them if they are slightly turned or a little spaced you may benefit.

In brief: See your provider

Dentist and orthodontist are trained to be able to tell you if you need them. Some people need them and other would benefit from them. If your teeth are crowded, overlapping and mis-aligned you need them if they are slightly turned or a little spaced you may benefit.
Dr. Jake Richards
Dr. Jake Richards
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