Dental Braces Questions

  • Should I get them?

    Ok, so I'm 15 years old, and I had gone to the dentist last month. I had no cavities and my teeth were healthy. However, I do have very small teeth,gaps in between the top four, and my bottoms point slightly away from each other. The dentist then...

  • What to do after 13 years of brace brackets?

    To Whom it May Concern, Hello. My name is Gaynelle. I have a very strange yet critical dental case to fix and I haven't the slightest idea where to begin. I have had brace brackets on my teeth for 13 years. My dentist at the time started a few...

  • My chain came off the wire!

    My chain came off of the wire of my braces, and although the chain is still attached to a bracket, it is dangling in my mouth, and I'm worried about it. What should I do? I'm going to call a orthodontist in the morning, but is there's anything I can...

  • Will I Need Rubber Bands For Gap In Between Front Teeth?

    I have a gap inbetween my 2 front teeth a penny can fit between them and i have a small gap big as a babys finger nail wilk i need rubber bands on my braces

  • Brace could be broken a bit of pain

    Hi, So I have braces At the back of my mouth the wire has been pulled off and one bracket's been detached,does this count as my brace being broken??? I think the wire's pooped out on every other side of my mouth...is it sensible to phone the...

  • do I need braces to fix my problem?

    Hi, my name is sam and I'm 15 I'm in highschool therefore I pose this question. I have a gap between my two front teeth its not that big nor is it that small is there any possibility braces could correct this and if not are there braces that are...

  • Correcting a missing canine

    When my permanent teeth grew in only three canines grew and where the fourth should be there is an extra incisor. The incisor grew in sideways, the edge of the tooth coming in first as though it were a canine. Only later on did I realize that the...

  • Braces with a jacket teeth

    Is it possible to a braces on my jacket teeth?can i wear a brace even my teeth is jacket? Cause i have six jacket on my upper teeth and i want to put a braces on it.and i have also a jacket teeth on my lower its 3 on my lower teeth and i also want...

  • Developing TMJ and dished-in profile due to extractions and braces?

    4 years or so ago, I had two of my bottom first molars extracted due to cavities. In the past year, I had my two of my upper first molars extracted. Again, due to cavities. A week after that extraction, I came back to my orthodontist to get...

  • Can I get my braces off?

    I've had my braces on for a year and a half. I haven't had any work done on them in like, six months because my mother hasn't been making the payments on them. I only got them in Feb. of 2012 to fix my front teeth, which were gaped, and one was...

  • Still Have Two Milk Teeth

    Hi, Im 16 years old and still have two of my milk teeth (canine), however because they are still there my adult teeth have came down from my gums and covered the tops of my canine teeth. I need a brace, however it is really knocking my confidence...

  • Do you think I need braces?

    My teeth are crooked and I'm about 10 yrs. old turning 11 on Dec. 9. I think all of my teeth got out but I'm not sure, almost all my teeth are crooked and some didn't grow. Do you think I need braces? if yes please tell me when do you think I might...

  • Are my braces even working?

    Hello! My braces were put on July 2011, and I'm scheduled to get them removed Summer 2014! I had four teeth removed, two being adult teeth. I got them on and saw big changes. However my orthodontist retired and a new one came! It was probably around...

  • Grindstone or greenstone?

    My orthodontist told the assist. To put down that I would get/have grindstone or greenstone. Something to do with stone but I don't know exactly what he said but it sounded close to one of those. Which was it and what is it?

  • Am I able to get braces?

    So I went to the dentist earlier this morning, and he said I have perfectly healthy teeth, but they are pretty gapped. My top four teeth are gapped (significantly) and my bottoms are slightly crooked. Im extremely self conscious about my smile and...

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