Dental Braces Questions

  • On average, what would the cost of only top braces for 6 months be?

    I had braces when i was in elementary school and middle school. I have permanent retainers on my top and bottom teeth, but 3-4 of my top teeth have shifted. My new dentist told me it was because my previous orthodontist did not straighten the roots...

  • Would Braces Fix My Teeth?

    My teeth are not perfectly straight. And I have a slight overbite. The two teeth just outside of my front teeth are small and don\'t come down all the way. would getting braces fix my teeth? Please help me. I\'m scared I will need surgery. I\'m...

  • I can't fit my twin blocks in, since I got the top 6 train tracks, help?

    Hello I have had Twin Block braces for just over a year to sort my overbite out. On Thursday (it's now Saturday night) I got top train tracks only the front six because I got bands in between my back teeth to leave room for this other thing they are...

  • Alternatives to close gap from extracted first bi\'s.

    My 13 year old granddaughter began orthodontic treatment approx one month ago. Prior to getting her braces, she had to have her first bi \'s extracted. One month after starting treatment they began headgear, placed by hooking it onto the archwire...

  • Upper Second Molar won't erupt

    I got braces January 5th 2011. And since then i've had 12 teeth pulled. All the ones they have pulled came in, and i'm done with treatment. EXCEPT they won't remove my braces because my upper second molar hasn't erupted. I'm almost 15 and i have all...

  • Continuing my braces treatment

    Hello! My name is Denise Metzler and I am from Brazil. I am 47 years old and I started an orthodontics treatment with metal braces in the beginning of 2013. We are planning to move to the States next spring. I would like to know if it will be...

  • Do I Need Surgery For Impacted Tooth?

    Hello my names lisa Im 16 and I have a impact canine tooth stuck in my palet and I needed it removed so I could get my braces to straiten my teeth and close the ggaps the removal of my impact tooth was to have my root peeled back and bone cut away...

  • Alternatives to braces?

    I have had braces for around 9-10 months now. I have had 4 teeth removed before i got my braces, 2 on top and 2 on bottom. I now find braces very frustrating and irritating, i no longer want them and really want a better alternative as i don\'t...

  • How do you know if you have a overbite

    Why doesn't my top and bottom teeth line up , when I bite down my top teeth is over my bottom teeth. My mom had ask my dentist if I needed braces and he said no . I was wondering why he said no because my teeth don't line up with each other.

  • What is the name of the o-ring elastics that have a hat or bumper on them?

    What is the name of the o-ring elastics that have a hat or bumper on them? I need to order some but we have called them hat ties, which is not the proper name to use when ordering; Can you help?

  • Will I need braces for my type of teeth?

    I have really crooked teeth that don't line up together, no over or underbite but just crooked teeth. I had 3rd pair and lost ALOT of teeth when i was litle (1st grade) And i've never seen a orthodontist in my life. I'm 11 turning 12 soon and I want...

  • Will I need braces?

    I am 14 and I have a massive over bite. My canines cause pain and blood when I'm brushing because of them sticking out. Also my back molars have grown twisted. Will I need braces. My dentist said she would refer me to an orthodontist but it has been...

  • Does my daughter need braces?

    my 11 year old daughter has a slight misalignment on the right side of her mouth, when she bites down, the teeth on the side don\'t quite align. The left side aligns perfectly. Her upper and lower teeth are straight and her from bite is normal. The...

  • Do I need another retainer?

    I am wondering if I need another retainer to protect my teeth other than the one I currently have. I have permanent metal wires on both top and bottom (since I got my braces off) as well as a plastic retainer fitted to my mouth that I wear at night....

  • What are my options?

    I had braces about 6 years ago. They ended up putting a permanent retainer on the bottom 6 teeth and a permanent retainer on the top 2 front teeth. My retainer broke and by the time I was able to get back in both teeth on each side of the top front...

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