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    Hi Guys,
    I currently have a large underbite and my biggest regret is choosing not to DO the treatment when I was 17 years old (I WAS JUST WAY TOO SCARED TO HAVE SUGURY).

    Anyways, I only had braces on my upper teeth as it was really crooked. I'm now 22 and I decided a year ago that enough is enough and I started treatment. My orthodontist has put braces on my lower teeth after a couple of tooths were extracted. Its been 6 months since that and I'm pleased to say that its straightening out really nicely. However my orthodontist now says that i'll be ready for braces again on my upper teeth and I was incredibly disappointed by this. Although my upper teeth after 5-6 years are fairly straight, two of tooths have started to move back to its original place.

    So my question is that do you guys think that I could tell my orthodontist that I don't want braces on my upper teeth and leave as it is as I no longer want to delay the treatment time or do you guys think that I don't have a choice.

    Any advice from those who have been through this would be much LOVED and APPRECIATED
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    Hi Guys,
    I currently have a large underbite and my biggest regret is choosing not to DO the treatment when I was 17 years old (I WAS JUST WAY TOO SCARED TO HAVE SUGURY).

    Anyways, I only had braces on my upper teeth as it was really crooked. I'm now 22 and I decided a year ago that enough is enough and I started treatment. My orthodontist has put braces on my lower teeth after a couple of tooths were extracted. Its been 6 months since that and I'm pleased to say that its straightening out really nicely. However my orthodontist now says that i'll be ready for braces again on my upper teeth and I was incredibly disappointed by this. Although my upper teeth after 5-6 years are fairly straight, two of tooths have started to move back to its original place.

    So my question is that do you guys think that I could tell my orthodontist that I don't want braces on my upper teeth and leave as it is as I no longer want to delay the treatment time or do you guys think that I don't have a choice.

    Any advice from those who have been through this would be much LOVED and APPRECIATED
    It could be that he wants to put them on your top teeth so they can use elastics etc to sort out your jaws together. It would move back the ones that are moving too which could be good, means you can have a fully straight set again rather than just part of one! Probably the best thing to do would be to ask your orthodontist why it is he wants to put them on your top teeth- if it's just to sort out the two that are moving then it's up to you, if there's something else he wants to do like sorting the relationship between your jaws then if I were you I would have them. Hope it works out well either way!
 
 
 
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