Will braces for a severe overbite worsen my TMD/TMJ?

Answer Braces alone will not fix a TMD problem. If your orthodontist treats you by extracting premolars (aka bicuspids), then YES, your TMD will get much worse. A severe overbite like what you have causes... Read More »

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Can braces fix an overbite?

On One Hand: Braces Can Help OverbiteDr. Nahal Ashouri, D.D.S., of Mountain View Orthodontic in Mountain View, California, says that an overbite is one of the easiest conditions to correct. If trea... Read More »

Braces for a overbite x!?

you can. but the dentist doesnt handle over bite. go to an orthodontist. its costly but im pretty sure you can. you kinda need part of the braces to fix an overbite. anyways, good luck with that? lol

Do I need braces for my overbite?

I had braces and i had them for 3 years.My teeth were awful but now they are straightened.It was worth it.Ask your parents or go to a dentist they will tell u for sure if u need braces.

Is it an overbite Do I need braces?

is it really noticeable when you face the side in pictures? sounds weird but mine was, are any of your teeth really crooked? if not you probably wouldn't need braces unless for cosmetic reasons