Dental Braces Questions

Implant bleeding during orthodontic treatment

Hello, I am an adult who had braces as a teen and an implant placed prior to that. The implant is the maxillary right lateral incisor on the top. Now at 40yo I have braces again on my bottom teeth as they have lost their alignment. The braces on...

What should I do about a single miss aligned tooth

Okay so, to explain this I have over crowding in my bottom front set of teeth. Whats happened is you know you have the front 4 teeth, one of the middle teeth to be exact the right middle one has been pushed back into my mouth behind the other 3....

Gap from retainer

Hi, I have a questions so I got my braces off last month. I have a tooth with crown over it on the left side well I noticed it’s started to ache and food gets stuck between it a lot. I had a cleaning after my braces were removed and my dentist...

Will my teeth change tremendously?

I lost my retainers two days ago and I’m getting a new set tomorrow morning. The reason why I’m getting a new set is because my 3 months are up for my first set of retainers so I have to get fitted for a new set.

Does the problem of weak chin seem sental or skeletal?

I can't seem to understand whether my weak chin is due to dental or skeletal reasons. If dental, can it be fixed via braces and extractions? And if skeletal, can it be camoflauged or does surgery look the only available option?

Quad Expander Pain

Question, I've had my quad expander for about 2 months now and I wake up every day with an imprint from the expander causing my tongue to be in tremendous amount of pain, yesterday I woke up with a bloody tongue. Do you recommend anything I can wear...

Want to remove braces Please

My granddaughter has had braces since 2016 want them removed where can I go cost is an issue.she has finished treatment we had to move back to ca.from AZ.is there a low cost place to help me.I have already paid 2 times to have the treatment.ca.paid...

Is extraction required?

I have crowding and forwardly placed upper and lower teeth. Buccally placed canines 13 and 23. Crowding in lower arch. Class 1 malocclusion. I am 22 years old. Is tooth extraction required for straightening?

Average cost of braces maintenance

I'm from Serbia and I'll be getting my braces done in 2 months, but in August there is a chance that I'll be going to the US for 10 months. So my question is, if I get my braces done in my country, what would be the cost of maintenance in those 10...

Extraction and Braces instead of impant

Hello, I had a root canal done on tooth #13 a few years ago, but there was so much decay on the tooth that my dentist had to drill most of the tooth. Because of how little of the tooth is left the crown does not fit correctly, leaving a bit of a...

Tooth moving back

I haven’t worn my retainer in some time however I have started to wear them again. All my teeth are still straight however on my bottom set of teeth, there are 2 teeth that have moved backwards. When I put my retainer in at night and take them out...

Is it Possible to Adjust Results of Orthodontic Treatment?

Hello! I had orthodontic treatment a few years ago. I had very crooked teeth and my front teeth wouldn't meet. When I had to get a tooth extracted my dentist thought it would be a good opportunity to straighten my teeth and correct my bite. Now my...

Permanent retainer

When a permanent retainer is removed, do any of the tooth enamel gets removed as well ? Since they are using a diamond bur to remove the cement. I had mines removed recently and I feel my bottom teeth are thinner

Glue stain/ decay

I have had braces since March 2019 and lately I have developed a brown/ yellow stain above my bracket ( where I assume the glue is put) is it decay or is it just stained glue and will it come off when they scrape off the glue?

Can i still have dental braces even if i have false teeth

Can i still get dental braces on my upper teeth with 2 missing tooth.? Both are on the side. Fron teeth are real. And can i still have braces on the upper even if i have false teeth on the lower. 3 false teeth on the right lower and 4 false teeth...