Can braces correct an underbite?

Answer On One Hand: Braces May Be HelpfulAn underbite is an orthodontic problem characterized by a lower jaw and teeth which protrude forward farther than the upper jaw when biting. This typically has mo... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Can braces correct an underbite

I have a underbite from my braces?

Try and force yourself to bite down to the usual position before you had braces if it isn't too uncomfortable. Make an appt. with your orthodontist and inform them. Don't worry, they will fix it :D... Read More »

Mouth guard caused an underbite. Should I get braces again, or is it not worth it?

From the pictures if you are biting down all the way it appears that you now have an open bite , not an under bite. Yes, you would need braces to fix this unless by not wearing the night guard wil... Read More »

Will braces fully correct my teeth ?

Yes, they will be able to correct your teeth as long as you wear your retainer after the braces regularly, otherwise your teeth will just shift to become misaligned again.

What is the most likely solution for my underbite?

A few years a go, I had a serious overbite. My orthodontist gave me these gum shield which helped keep my jaw in a certain place. Months later, my teeth, and my jaw were great! No overbite! It trai... Read More »