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Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Lower jaw braces
Is it possible to have braces only on the lower jaw when the upper jaw teeth are normal and don`t need any major corrections.
Certainly, but I think that decision should be made between you and your orthodontist. Often it is not possible to get the " bite" or occlusion right without involving both arches of teeth.
Walter C Buchsieb, DDS, MS
Professor Emeritus - Clinical, Associate of Dentistry
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University