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Speed up orthodontic treatment

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I'm on an orthodontic treatment with braces to bring the teeth in position before a double jaw surgery. The procedure is very long and they told can take from one to two years. Is there anything that can be done to bring down this time and speed up the process? Is it true that vitamin D can speed up the process?


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Hello I am sorry you have waited so long for a response. No Vitamin D does not help You will want to visit a specialty clinic that offers accelerated orthodontics as an option. This involves different specialists that work together on your treatment plan. One technique can include segmental osteotomy which is a surgical procedure that divides the jaw bone and allows faster mobility of the teeth. Here is the link for the info in the UK
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