Should I get my overbite fixed?
so I have perfect teeth...except for my overbite... my dentist said I didn't need braces unless I wanted them. my overbite kind of bugs me but does everyone else notice? should I get braces? how much would they cost and how long would I have them?
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The braces would be thousands of dollars, for sure, because dentists are expensive. But the price varies on the type of braces, the quality, the dentist, and part of the world you live in, and about a hundred other factors. As for how long you'd have them. Probably a couple years. Only get it if you think you need it, and if you can afford it. It will take a while, and might hurt, and will cost a lot of money, so only do this if you're sure you can't live with it. An overbite isn't so bad. I mean sure it's noticeable, but it could be worse.
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If you have perfectly straight teeth then you don't need braces it would be a waste of money...there expensive unless your rich. Also...braces correct un-straight teeth...retainers correct overbites and keep your teeth in the position your braces corrected your un-straight teeth. So if you want any form of anything in your mouth get a retainer for your overbite. I use to want braces...then my eye vision matured and I thought them pretty ugly. I have an overbite and no one notices except the dentist and occasionalyy my doctor. So smile pretty...your overbites not bad really.
try invisalign. it can get rid of your overbite. I think it lasts less than a year. and you have to give a down payment before getting them or something like that, and then you can give monthly payments