Want a better smile - is it possible?

Hi I’m 18 and you can see my teeth in the photo provided. I used to suck mu thumb as a child and I’ve developed an overbite/overjet and I absolutely hate my smile. I’ve had braces since last July and I’m thinking about getting them off altogether considering my teeth look the same as they did the day I got them on. My orthodontist said I would need to get some teeth removed but this was not properly explained to me and so I declined. I just feel so unhappy with my teeth. I’m constantly comparing my teeth to others teeth and it makes me depressed. I want my overbite to be fixed 100%, the crooked front tooth to be straightened and I’d also like my smile to be widened and then whitened to finish it all off. Is this possible? Will I need jaw surgery? Thanks

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