Dental Braces Questions

Need help before getting dental braces.....

Hi I went in to get braces and did X-ray but I was told to have tooth removed before I get my braces the extra tooth is stuck in my upper jaw in horizontal position.i went to dental surgeon he told me there is no need if the tooth is not causing...

My teeth feel weird after i started wearing the retainer.

My orthodontist took my upper braces off while the lower ones are still there, he said i should wear the retainer all the time and that's what I'm doing (except when i eat), but I've come to notice that when i take it off my incisors couldn't touch...

Do I need Braces ?

I’m not sure if I need braces because some of my bottom teeth are crowding and one other is spreading apart so I’m not sure wether to go the my dentist or even a orthodontist about my teeth or not so I’m not sure also can my braces fix my front...

Can this teeth gap be closed?

I have worn braces for about 2 years however there's this small gap in my front teeth. My dentist said its the shape of my teeth and it cant be closed. I'm also taking out my braces in the next appointment. I have worn powerchain for about 2 months...

Elastic Bands are turning green.

I had light blue elastic bands. But now they are bright green. I don’t know if it’s because I’m not cleaning well enough, so I started cleaning them better, but they’re still bright green! HELPPPPP!!!!!!!

Braces, Invisalign, or Just stop?

Okay so I'm 17 (two months and a couple days till 18) and my dentist said I should go see an orthodontist to see if I really need braces. My family and I go but the Orthodontist said that the braces would take TWO years to fix my teeth. My problem...

Gap between teeth

I took clip treatment 2 years back.6months back i found a gap between my upper front teeth.then doctor said that inner sprint wire broken and he again inserted braces for 3 months.after that he did sprinting 4 days back.today i found gap between my...

Is there supposed to be a wire in my back bracket on my braces?

My back tooth does not have a wire in it, the wire is bent and not connecting to the back tooth, is that because it’s broke, or it doesn’t have to have a wire in it? I’ve had the braces for about 3 weeks now.

Root canals

My dentist told me that I need two root canals done and a few fillings done before I can start Orthodontics. Is this true or can I get started with treatment and get those things done along the way? I am really wanting to get my teeth straighter but...

Dental technician and invisalign

I am in canada i have had impression of my teeth done by a dental technician to make my invisalign, who has claimed that she had a lots of experience . with no dentist or orthodontist supervision. We trusted her an agreed to work with her by seeing...

Why can’t my molars touch?

My daughter had dental braces on my top teeth for a long time. Today, she got dental braces on her bottom teeth. She tried to eat a piece of bread an hour after getting her braces on, but there was a problem. Now, she tries to chew food, but she...

Do I need braces? Picture included

Hi, I'm Lilly. I am 11 years old and I have never visited an orthodontist. My mom hasn't either. I don't know if I have an overbite, overjet or crowding.Based on the picture I sent you do you think I need braces? Can you also tell me why(Overbite,...

Retainer after braces or should I not have retainer after my braces are off?

Hello ✋, I'm an 20 year-old male, and I had braces for 2 years. I've gone to my dentist to remove my upper and lower teeth braces and he agreed. When it was removed I asked him "Don't I have to wear retainer?" and he answered me "No, it isn't needed...

Can my Hawley Retainers fix my tooth gaps and overbite

Hi, I am 15 years old and I had braces when I 12 and I took them off when I was 15. I got Hawley retainers after a week I took off my braces. I wore them for a couple of weeks but as time went on, I wore it less. I never wore it for a year now. I...

I have an underbite

Hi,I had an underbite and got braces with elastics to fix it. I've noticed whenever my dentist asks me to discontinue elastics, my underbite starts to re-appear slightly. I'm at the end of my treatment and can get braces off any time. Is there any...