Dental Braces Questions

Lower and upper jaw positioning is not same (Answered)

Hey sir how r u? Im right now having braces treatment since 2 n a half years and till now theres little difference in my teeth. My dentist says tht u will have to go for upper jaw surgery to move it back besides this everything is perfect. Im going...

What Indiana Dental Insurance Will Help Cover Cost of Adult Braces (Answered)

I am needing help finding a local dental insurance working with a local orthodontist in the Bloomington, Indiana area. I am in need of braces and haven’t had dental insurance since spring of 2017 after being denied HIP because I make too much. I...

My Gap (Answered)

SoI'vee had braces for 3 years and around that time period I also got expanders and while the expanders were on I was left with a gap and I was being told by my ortho that it's normal and it'll go away. So fast forward a couple of months later I got...

Removal of Braces (Answered)

So my children were being seen by an orthodontist and both have braces on the top. I have since lost my job and cannot afford the cost of the braces as nothing was covered by my insurance. How much out of pocket would it cost for me to have them...

I Can’t Bite Down All The Way (Answered)

I got my retainers a couple weeks ago, and I started putting them on. After a couple days, I notice that I can’t bite down all the way I think because of my back molars. Before I got my retainers and after getting my braces off, my teeth could...

Braces Teeth Connected At Root? (Answered)

My son is 10 years and has his left front tooth growing behind his right coming in sideways. We went to an orthodontist. My son got braces and they started to move the tooth to the front. A year later the left tooth is behind the right tooth. The...

Gap Left After Braces (Answered)

My son had braces as a teenager and after treatment was left with a gap between his left upper canine and the tooth between it and his front teeth. Before braces he had a gap between his front teeth that was closed with the braces. But this other...

Want a better smile - is it possible? (Answered)

Hi I’m 18 and you can see my teeth in the photo provided. I used to suck mu thumb as a child and I’ve developed an overbite/overjet and I absolutely hate my smile. I’ve had braces since last July and I’m thinking about getting them off...

Research

Hello, My name is Bailey Hornberger and I am a current student at Youngstown State University. In my writing class, I am putting together a research paper on different types of orthodontic wires used in the industry. Part of the research...

Research

Hello, My name is Bailey Hornberger and I am a current student at Youngstown State University. In my writing class, I am putting together a research paper on different types of orthodontic wires used in the industry. Part of the research...

Estimated cost of orthodontics (Answered)

Why is your estimated cost of orthodontics much less in the area I live in of Augusta, GA for 2019 than it was in 2016? In 3 years the cost should stay the same or increase not decrease. How do you determine this average?

Will my nose grow in length? (Answered)

Hello, I have braces to fix my overbite however because I do not have enough room for my teeth to move back solely by using bands to fix my overbite I had a choice between extracting 2 unnecessary upper teeth or jaw surgery. I chose extractions...

Retainers (Answered)

I had lost my retainers two months ago and i haven’t been able to get new ones because of money. Now i have the money, but i would like to know how much your teeth have to move in order for you to still get retainers again or have to go back to...

Are My Teeth Too Small for Braces? (Answered)

I have really small teeth, and they’re been shifting a lot but I have a lot of gaps on my teeth. I want to find the best option for them. Is it possible braces isn’t an option for me? Also, I would like to know if there’s a way for my teeth to...

Does anyone have advice on what I should do about my braces?

I haven’t gotten anything done to my braces in 8 months because my orthodontist moved and now he somehow is still looking for my records after I asked for them 5 months ago. My braces are falling apart and I just want to know what I should do.