Dental Braces Questions

  • 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?

  • 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...

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