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Dec
2014

Q&A: Is there anything besides jaw broken and replacement to help my 15 year old son's underbite?

Steven Andreaus, D.D.S., P.A. Picture - LocateADoc.com Hi! My son, 15, has an underbite in which the dentist and ortho states that he will need to have his jaw broken and replaced. I don't want to do that. Is there anything that can b done that's ... View full question & answer >>
Aug
2013

Q&A: Getting Invisalign or Braces, are the x-rays mine to take to multiple doctors?

Lannie Devin, DDS Picture - LocateADoc.com I am 55 an looking to have my lower front teeth straighten. I have just gone to one doctor and had some xrays and was given a price for either reguler braces or invisaline. I would like to get some other ... View full question & answer >>
Dec
2001

Q&A: Should I have my wisdom teeth extracted because my teeth are overlapping after I had braces years ago?

Debra King, DDS Picture - LocateADoc.com I've had braces before, about 14 years ago, but my teeth have started to overlap and are getting worse as time goes by. My dentist said I need to get one of my wisdom teeth taken out but I really ... View full question & answer >>
Dec
2001

Q&A: I was wondering, because I have an over bite and then my teeth are crooked, that would I be able to get this fixed with cosmetic dentistry or do I need to get braces?

Debra King, DDS Picture - LocateADoc.com I was wondering, because I have an over bite and then my teeth are crooked, that would I be able to get this fixed with cosmetic dentistry or do I need to get braces? View full question & answer >>
Nov
2001

Q&A: Was my application of veneers abnormal because I had a lot of pain and still have sensitivity to hot & cold?

Debra King, DDS Picture - LocateADoc.com I just had a gum lift and 8 porcelain veneers applied to my teeth. I'm curious about a few things. I heard that the preparation and application of veneers is painless and sometimes unnessesary for ... View full question & answer >>
Oct
2001

Q&A: is it possible to push back my top teeth and push out my bottom teeth?

Debra King, DDS Picture - LocateADoc.com hi, i have i believe whats called a over bite?..my top teeth goes down close to my lower gums on my bottom teeth, my teeth are otherwise very straight,but i'm bothered my by bite because when i smile ... 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 >>
Jun
2001

Q&A: Are there invisible braces that act like a retainer braces for my 14 year old daughter?

Debra King, DDS Picture - LocateADoc.com My daughter who is 14 has pretty straight teeth. Our dentist said she could be happy and look fine just like that or get braces if she really wanted them straight. She didn't mind before but she has ... View full question & answer >>
May
2001

Q&A: Will I need braces and for how long if I have an overbite and gaps between my teeth?

Debra King, DDS Picture - LocateADoc.com I have an overbit and and some gaps,do you think that I would need braces if I do need braces do you know how long I would need them for. View full question & answer >>