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by chrisby18951
Wed Aug 01, 2018 4:54 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Can a retainer fix a posterior open bite?
Replies: 7
Views: 470

Re: Can a retainer fix a posterior open bite?

Thanks so much! I am wearing my elastics and they do seem to be helping. But, I had to sort of ask for them this last time. He was just making it sound like once we tightened the gap from SARPE that he would debrace me and let the retainer finish. It seems odd because when we started the process we ...
by chrisby18951
Thu Jul 26, 2018 12:32 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Can a retainer fix a posterior open bite?
Replies: 7
Views: 470

Re: Can a retainer fix a posterior open bite?

I will be 47 in October, so far from young........
by chrisby18951
Wed Jul 25, 2018 12:44 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Can a retainer fix a posterior open bite?
Replies: 7
Views: 470

Can a retainer fix a posterior open bite?

I have had braces on my lower teeth since December, 2015 and upper teeth since February 2016. I had upper jaw surgery (SARPE) in February 2016 and lower (BSSO) in February 2018. I still have a posterior open bite that is enough of an issue to cause problems chewing some foods (things like spaghetti,...