Dental Braces Questions

  • 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?

  • 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...

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