Headgear and Linguistic Braces

I\'m 28 and have an underbite that I\'d like corrected and am looking to the find the most low profile and least life intruding method of doing so. I had braces in high school and, originally, the plan was to have Orthognathic Surgery to correct it. However, we just didn\'t have the money to go through with it. Also, the procedure to surgically fix the bite scares me, frankly, and I\'d like to avoid it if possible. Now, I\'ve heard that there are rare cases in which an adult\'s underbite has been fixed via headgear. Would it possible to have linguistic braces with headgear to fix an adult underbite?

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Answer: See a orthodontist


You will have to make a appointment with a orthodontist, try and find one in your area that offers FREE consultation.

He/she will be the best to get advice in your situation.

From the sound of your problem, you may need the surgery inorder to correct you underbite.

after that it is possible to wear lingual braces, the headgear maynot do any good for you.

Good Luck



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