Snowflakes. Malocclusions are like snowflakes, no 2 are exactly alike. Is open bite dental, skeletal, both? Do you have palatal constriction? Is there crowding/spacing/rotations? See a qualified Orthodontic Specialist for initial examination (usually free or modest cost) for the best answer to your question as it pertains to your unique problem set.
See an orthodontist. Get your educated opinion relying on the orthodontist’s expertise, which comes from their extensive education. After graduating from dental school, orthodontists get 2-3 more years of education just in orthodontics at an accredited orthodontic residency program. Consult an orthodontist for diagnosis, prognosis and time frame.
Varies. It depends on the amount of tooth movement necessary. The orthodontist providing the treatment should have a better idea of the time frame since s/he knows the case better than anyone on the healthtap panel.
See orthodontist. An overbite is normal for most mouths. If you want to eliminate the open bite and the gap between your front teeth, then yes you would probably need braces. Ask your dentist or get a referral to an orthodontist fro a consultation on what you need and what you would like your mouth to look like. Read more...