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Answered 2015-07-16 18:06:06

My advice is to consult an orthodontist ~ in many cases an open bite can be corrected with braces, in more severe cases orthognathic surgery may be needed (which is not as bad as it sounds, it is virtually painless and a common procedure). I recommend searching online for support groups if surgery is the diagnosis; you'll be able to have all your questions and concerns answered there. Yahoo has some excellent groups.

In any case, it's important to wear your retainer as specified after your braces come off, otherwise your teeth will most likely go back to their original postition. , and good luck!

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