Dental Braces Questions

  • Braces Treatment length

    when i was 12 i had braces to open up space for my missing lateral incisors to be placed with dental implants, now i am 18 and have been told there is not enough space in the roots to place dental implant and have to have more orthodontic treatment,...

  • Can You Get Braces With Baby Teeth?

    So im 13 with 1 baby tooth left a canine on the bottom left, all my other teeth fell out accept that, and my one canine on the bottom right fell out a year ago but hasent came in because of crowding, i need braces really badly, will i be allowed to...

  • Black Outlines on my braces

    I'm really scared! I forgot to brush my teeth this morning and I got this black outline on my braces! It won't come off.. Should I go to my orthadontist to get it off? How do I get it off? How long till it will become permanent? Is it normal?

  • Canines just coming in

    I have about 3 gaps in my teeth as of now. One between my two front top teeth, one very small one in between my two front bottom teeth. Also two gaps on my bottom row of teeth between my bottom canines and my premolars. I would like to get braces to...

  • Can I keep my gap teeth with braces?

    Hi I have a gap between my two front teeth on the top row. I have not lost all my teeth on my top row so I am not sure if I need braces on that row of teeth. My orthodontist did say I needed them for my bottom teeth. And I can get braces for my top...

  • Can I remove my permanent retainers?

    I started seeing an orthodontist when I was in 2nd grade, but we waited to put on braces until my teeth were all in. So from 6th-8th grade I wore braces on the top and bottom of my teeth. After getting them off, I got a permanent retainer on both...

  • Is It Hard To Wear Headgear Full Time?

    hello,my question is about headgear. I have metal brackets and compination headgear for 6 months now. Wearing time for headgear is 16h day, but i cant get those hours full at all. My ortho nominate me that he do next visit wired in headgear for...

  • dentistry term

    I recently visited my dentist about getting braces and how much they would cost. They were around $5,000. But my dentist said that I had medicaid and that medicaid normally covered my braces. When I went to check they said I had to have 18 point of...

  • Can an orthodontist follow up with me for my braces?

    Hello, I hope you are doing great. Here is my concern: I will wear braces by next week in Morocco (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morocco). As I'm awaiting my Green Card, I expect to travel to the U.S (NJ) anytime during the coming months, and I'm...

  • Orthodontics and surgery

    Took my twelve year old daughter to the ortho in 2011 and was told my daughter would need jaw surgery in a few years and to meet w a surgeon. He explained that although she was a pretty girl there was only so much he could do to fix her profile...

  • Slanted smile

    My orthodontist had me to start wearing a thingy at night. It goes around and in my mouth, i have a strap thingy to hold it in place. I have noticed that when i smile one side is lower than the other. I also sleep on my side so im wondering if its...

  • Do I need braces, Front Teeth Don't Line Up?

    My front teeth don't line up with my back teeth they also overlap each other, like top over the bottom. Do I need braces or not?

  • Top Braces and Expander

    Can you get top braces on with an expander in already??

  • Smoking and Adult Braces

    Hello, I recently have gotten Adult braces put in to straighten my teeth and have been a smoker for 20 yrs Now ! What will smoking do to my teeth while I am wearing braces ??

  • My bite

    I got my braces off 9 months ago, i wear my retainers every night. Every time i bite down, the very back molars only touch, no other teeth touch. I think its because my back molars are growing upwards. Do you think i will need braces and elastics to...

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