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Jan
2002

Q&A: Would the use of NSAIDS and muscle relaxants work for TMJ and other joint clicking and what else should I do?

David King, DDS Picture - LocateADoc.com Dear Dr. I am an interventional cardiologist. I have had clicking (poping) of both my TMJs since about 10 yrs without any pains. Since about 2 weeks, my right TMJ is starting to be painful while eating, ... View full question & answer >>
Dec
2001

Q&A: Is it possible to have my chin reduced in length?

Gregory Caputy, MD, Chief Surgeon Picture - LocateADoc.com My chin looks very long looking at me from the side (in my opinion a witch)I want it cut or somehow fixed. Is that possible??? View full question & answer >>
Nov
2001

Q&A: Is it possible to get lower jaw surgery done for a sever over bit and not have to wear braces?

I've been told I have a pretty severe over bite and should have oral surgery to correct it because it causes serious pain in my jaw and popping when I chew. The way the procedure was described to ... View full question & answer >>
Nov
2001

Q&A: Can I avoid braces if I have oral surgery to correct a severe overbite?

David King, DDS Picture - LocateADoc.com I've been told I have a pretty severe over bite and should have oral surgery to correct it because it causes serious pain in my jaw and popping when I chew. The way the procedure was described to ... View full question & answer >>
Oct
2001

Q&A: Can an under bite condition be treated in a 6 year old child?

As a child I developed a sever underbite which required extensive surgery. Unfortunately I had to wait until I was 17 to have this done, and my childhood was miserable with teasing and tormenting. Now ... View full question & answer >>
Oct
2001

Q&A: Can an under bite condition be treated in a 6 year old child to avoid what I went through as a child?

David King, DDS Picture - LocateADoc.com As a child I developed a sever underbite which required extensive surgery. Unfortunately I had to wait until I was 17 to have this done, and my childhood was miserable with teasing and tormenting. Now ... View full question & answer >>
Oct
2001

Q&A: What methods are available to correct an overbite or recessive chin or lower jaw?

David King, DDS Picture - LocateADoc.com I have an overbite in which my top jaw covers my bottom jaw. I am wondering what methods are avaible for correction? View full question & answer >>
Oct
2001

Q&A: I have an overbite and want to know who I should see to fix this and give me a wider smile?

hi, i'm a 31 yr. old female and i believe i have "malocclusion"? an overbite.my top row of teeth almost completely overlaps my bottom row of teeth when i bite..my question is that i've ... View full question & answer >>
Aug
2001

Q&A: Can jaw reconstruction surgery be done without the need for braces prior to the surgery?

David King, DDS Picture - LocateADoc.com I was born with a small upper jaw which makes it impossible to see my upper teeth and my mouth caves in when I smile. People also have a hard time understanding me which I am very self conscious about ... View full question & answer >>
May
2001

Q&A: Do I have any options if my insurance company will not cover the repair of my under bite resulting in eating problems?

I have a bad underbite. I had a surgery consult, and had been planning on having the surgery at the end of June. They planned on moving my upper jaw forward and possibly moving the lower one back also. ... View full question & answer >>