How do I ask the dentist if I need braces?

Answer Wait until you're alone with the dentist. Then say "Oh, by the way, do you think I'd benefit from orthodontia?"

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Dentist said I need braces, but I have already had braces in the past (please read details)?

Hi! I would go to the specialist first to see what he/she thinks you need. I would listen to the specialist kind of like a tie breaker. Even if he/she says you NEED braces, they are your teeth and ... Read More »

Should I ask my Dentist if I need braces?

Not every Dentist is an Orthodontists (Dentist who specializes in the imperfections and reconstruction of the teeth, facial types, and jaws.) A lot of dentists however can preform minor ortho cases... Read More »

Terrified of the dentist..need braces tho?

It's not unusual for the impression (cast) material to be overfilled in the tray and cause gagging. Let them know what happened last time (and that it was traumatic) and they'll be more careful abo... Read More »

If someone is 19 and scared of the dentist but he knows he need braces what should he do?

Answer Be a brave man. Braces aren't going to hurt much. Now, getting teeth surgically removed, is another story. Answer Get two other orthodontists look at you, and try to not have teeth pulled. A... Read More »