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Ask an Orthodontist:

Use “Ask an Orthodontist” to ask general questions about orthodontic treatment. You will receive an answer as quickly as possible from our panel of practicing orthodontists, usually with 2-3 business days. The AAO regrets that questions about a specific individual’s diagnosis, treatment plan, appliances used, etc. cannot be answered. Please consult AAO orthodontist.

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