There are a few types of braces that your Dentist or Orthodontist may recommend you:

1. Metal (traditional) Braces

2. Self-Ligating braces

3. Ceramic Braces

4. Lingual Braces

5. Clear Aligners

Recent Questions

Can braces fix my extremely protruding upper teeth and make my side profile less convex (photo)?

It is difficult for us to commit to the diagnosis of the skeletal profile without tracing the lateral cephalomogram that you have provided for us. But from the general profile, you have a slightly longer mid-face with procumbent front teeth. With the help of orthodontics (aligners /conventional braces), the retraction of the splayed front teeth may help to reduce the fullness of the soft tissue, and thereby reduce the prominence of the bimaxillary profile. While the lip fullness may reduce, you may not expect a drastic change in side profile if the jaw protrusion is due to a jaw discrepancy.

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Can braces with extractions improve my side profile and gummy smile?

It is difficult for us to commit to the diagnosis of the skeletal profile without tracing the lateral cephalomogram that you have provided for us. But from the general profile, you have a slightly longer mid-face with procumbent front teeth. With the help of orthodontics (aligners / conventional braces), the retraction of the splayed front teeth may help to reduce the fullness of the soft tissue, and thereby reduce the prominence of the bimaxillary profile. However seeing as how the amount of front teeth show is quite prominent, the gummy smile will not be adequately masked.

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