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Do I have an abscess?

I am a 31 old female i have type 1 diabetes and stage 3 liver disease. I also have a crossbite in the front due to an accident 17 years ago. Over the years with my diabetes and my crossbite all my teeth are super loose and rotted I also have missing...

Is it unusual to have brackets without wirings for a month?

So i just got my braces (well part of them). I went to go get an orthodontic consultation. Initially i just wanted to go and see the pricing on how much it would cost me. Apparently my jaw has a massive overbite with two impacted canines so the...

Can a slanted smile be fixed with braces?

I have had braces for 5 months and a palate expander for 10 months. I notice my smile is slanted to my right and it appears very unattractive. It almost seems like it is indented into my face. Can this be fixed with my braces or do I need some type...

My gums are really growing over my braces, help?

My gums are extremely swollen and you cant even see the bottom half of the bottom teeth now. I can't handle this. It's been so stressful that I've thought about killing myself a couple of times. I can't take any anti inflammatory medication because...

Wisdom tooth extraction - is this normal? (dry socket)

I had my wisdom tooth extracted 6 days ago and stitched up. 3 days ago, I noticed a very large hole in the gum where the site of extraction was. So far, I have not experienced any pain, soreness or tenderness. When shining a light on it, there is...

Veneers - How much?

I was looking into getting veneers and was wondering how much the general cost of them would be? Also how long they would last? Would I be able to finance them and make payments on them. I will be moving to Arkansas in June and would to get a...

How would this be fixed?

I have a baby lateral incisor that never fell out and my canine has fully grown in above my gum line, almost looking like it’s completely into of my gums. How would I go about fixing this bite? Are invisible aligners able to bring a tooth like this...

Is this tooth too long?

I’ve had braces for four years and even though I was only supposed to have them for two years. My orthodontist has been trying to fix the top the front top teeth for a year now but a lot of my other teeth need to be fixed too. I was wondering if my...

too big crown

Fist, the dentist made a temporary crown on tooth number 31. After the injection, all my jaw was numbed and even my tongue for three weeks. After these, all my tooth starts to be in pain, especially tooth number 5. I said these to the doctor, and...

Stopped wearing Invisalign

I recently lost my Invisalign retainer. I have worn it every night for 7 years. I don’t want to buy a new one but I’m scared my teeth will have a major shift. I had a big gap between my two front teeth before braces. I don’t want it to come back. Is...

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