Dental Braces Questions

  • clear braces have gone yellow

    My name is Katie and I am 12 years old. I go to the orthodontics every 6 weeks because I have braces. I now have a clear line across the top brace but it has gone yellow. I brush my teeth on a regular basis and throughout the day to but the...

  • Peglateral tooth

    I have a peglateral tooth so it won't grow. I was wondering if they would make it bigger so it's normal size before or after braces? Do you know by any chance Thanks!!

  • How to correct gap in between incisors

    I have deep bite and gap in between my upper central incisors. I consulted a dental clinic and they applied braces. The orthodontist of the dental clinic told me that the gap in between my incisors will decrease in about 2 weeks of applying the...

  • How do I fix the space between two front teeth?

    Before getting braces we noticed that I did not have teeth growing in to push out my baby teeth. These were the teeth righ next to my two front teeth. Therefore they were pulled and my braces pulled my teeth together to close te space. I now have...

  • Will the remaining glue on my fixed wire wear off very quickly?

    hi! i have a question about the fixed wire on my bottom teeth, i had this wire put in after my bottom braces came off. i was just wondering, some of the glue keeping the wire on my teeth has worn off, and although its still stuck to my teeth there...

  • Impacted K9 tooth...

    Does it hurt to get braces put on an impacted k9 tooth...?

  • Taking upper braces off early

    I have braces on both my top and bottom teeth. My top teeth were never too bad and straightened out a lot faster than I expected. My bottom teeth still need them though. I asked my orthodontist if I could request to have them off early and all he...

  • How long without my retainer will lead to a tooth shift? Will I need braces again?

    About three or four years ago I got braces because my teeth were widely spaced. They are fixed quite nicely, but I have a moderately large space on the bottom right in between two teeth. After getting the braces off I've been wearing my top and...

  • A concern with soda

    Is it true that I can\'t drink soda until my braces are off?

  • Swelling with braces

    hey i have been wearing braces gonna be 2 years now. im on that stage where the dentist is now using power chains to close the gaps. my teeth are all straight. its just the gaps game now. been 2 days ive severe swelling in my molars. my ortho says...

  • Should I Keep Wearing My Elastics Even Though My Dentist Said I Didnt Have To?

    I Wore My Elastics For My Overbite For Only 4 Weeks. I Went To My Appointment And My Dentist Said I Didn't Need To Wear Them Anymore. But He Also Said I Will Be Planning To Get My Braces Next Time. I Feel Like My Overbite Is Still There Though.

  • Are orthodontists supposed to press down on your teeth when trying to get lthe wire in?

    When I go to the orthodontist for my monthly wire and rubberband change they make it hurt. I am not talking about soreness. My orthodontist makes the process of getting new wires put in hurt. I end of crying on the way home every time. My...

  • How can i stop my teeth moving after braces?

    I had gaps between my teeth before I had braces, but the biggest gap was between the two front teeth. I then had braces for around 18 months and all the gaps were closed. A few days or so after getting my braces off however, the gap between my two...

  • Possible top braces only with a missing 2nd molar ?

    I\'m 15 and I was wondering if I was eligible for braces . I have an extracted 2nd molar in upper left jaw and bad decayed 2nd molar in lower right jaw . I have a bit of an Overbite and crooked teeth . I also notice shifting of my teeth to the...

  • Tooth with bone loss

    I am considering getting braces my two front teeth have a large gap, but one tooth has 30% bone loss. Will it fall out if I get braces?

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