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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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

Q&A: Can I have revised the orthognathic surgery done to correct my under bite?

David King, DDS Picture - LocateADoc.com I am 25 years of age, Chinese male living in Hong Kong and recently had surgery to correct an under bite. Actually, my problem wasn't severe, but I had always been self-conscious about it ever since ... View full question & answer >>

Q&A: Is my 3 year old daughter too young to have surgery for open bite and how do I find info on Lefort I Osteotomy?

Dear Dr., My 3 year old daughter has an open bite. We have been reffered to an oral surgeon and told that surgery would be required. Are these procedures usually preformed on children of this age and ... View full question & answer >>

Q&A: Why do so many teeth have to be extracted if my son has Mandibular Hypoplasia and how much will this take?

my son is 12yrs of age and possibly needs mandibular advancement also 2supernumerary teeth behind#8/9removed 4premolars to be determined+4 3rdmolars.why would they remove so many teeth? and what is mandibular ... View full question & answer >>