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by Armbomb
Mon Nov 07, 2016 7:58 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: I failed at braces. Should I try again?
Replies: 5
Views: 646

Re: I failed at braces. Should I try again?

[quote="passport"][quote="braceasaurus"]If it doesn't cost you too much, I'd recommend getting a few more opinions from board certified orthodontists. That way, you can hopefully identify a pattern - for example, if 3 out of 4 recommend a certain type of treatment (e.g. surgery) then you can be rela...
by Armbomb
Mon Nov 07, 2016 7:53 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Need help with braces
Replies: 1
Views: 192

Re: Need help with braces

You always want an orthodontist over a dentist. Orthodontists specialize in teeth alignment and malocclusion. They need a few more years of schooling for this. You don't go to your regular doctor if you need heart surgery (just an example, I realize teeth alignment isn't terminal) Losing brackets at...
by Armbomb
Mon Nov 07, 2016 7:45 am
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: Can Invisalign fix an overjet?
Replies: 6
Views: 2151

Re: Can Invisalign fix an overjet?

Invisalign can HELP.. but how many mm is your overjet? There are appliances now that are intra oral called Forsus. My suggestion would be to find an ortho that does that appliance as opposed to head gear. I'll post a link to our website that shows you what the appliance does. I work in an ortho offi...