Dental Braces Questions

Overbite enquiry

I'm 15, I have overbite and my front teeth cover almost 2/3rd of the lower teeth, 2 upper front teeth are bent inward and a high canine. As there is a lockdown going I can't consult an orthodontist or dentist so i just want a rough estimate if it...

Use of aerosol to refix brackets

My dentist has advised that with COVID19 as long as no aerosols need to be used I should be able to go back for my wire change soon. However, 2 of my brackets have come loose, can you please advise if it will be necessary for him to use an aerosol...

Questions for my braces

For my teeth, I am scheduled to get my braces off tomorrow and have a couple of questions. My two front teeth are almost in line, but my left one I think is slightly in front. Can they do anything about that? Also, the top of my teeth are a little...

Braces remover

So I got my braces off yesterday and I got my impressions done that same day and they told me to pick them up on Tuesday that’s in 5 days I’m afraid my braces wil move within those 5 days I guess what I’m asking is will my teeth shift ?

Underbite correction

Dear doctor, I was diagnosed with an underbite back in 2018 and got braces+ elastics to treat it. My dentist prescribed me to wear Class3 elastics which were tied to my lateral incisors instead of the generic canines. After 2 years of treatment,...

The fixed wire at the back of my teeth has been replaced, is it bad if it’s too close to the gums?

I am on a trip abroad. The permanent fixed wire at the back of my teeth came off the other day. I got an apt with an orthodontist here and they have replaced it but I’ve noticed it’s very very close to my gums, almost touching. It feels very...

Quad helix band come loose

Hi, I currently have upper fixed braces and a quad helix fitted. Unfortuantely, the molar band on the quad helix has come off on the left side. This means that every time I try to eat, the band comes off the tooth and I have to push it back in...

Urgent help about six month smiles I think it narrowed my jaw how can I reverse this?

Hi basically I had six month smiles and the dentist brought my teeth foward no idea why to a 4mm overbite now my face is very thin and long and looking at picture it looks like my jaw has narrowed does this happen from brining teeth foward. What can...

Can you please give me sone advice on my braces?

Hi, I Currently have braces fitted and have done for around two years. I have had various permanent teeth removed for the top and bottom set in order to make room to move the teeth. I have a large overbite so the idea is to push the top teeth back....

how long should I wear elastic

Please help me. I can't contact my dentist . He gave me elastic to wear for 25 days and change new ones every 2 days. After a week he closed for this Corona virus . so should i keep wearing elastic when they run out. " wear the old ones again " or...

Damon Q and Damon Clear time wearing

Hello. I'm considering to get braces but i have a question which i can't get straight from different orothodonts i consulted. I live in Belarus so the medical situation in our country is a lot worse if we compare to usa and what bugs me is this:...

Do I need braces ?

I have a little overbite,medium-gaps on my top and bottom row and are crooked. When I was smaller my teeth were worst my gap was bigger but the crookedness was the same. But now my gap got a little bit smaller. Do I need braces?

Rubber bands om braces

I have been wearing my rubber band on one side of my mouth as told but since the lockdown I haven’t been able to visit or contact my orthodontist. I’ve noticed that on the other side of mouth my upper teeth have started to rise and don’t align...

Wire fell out

Hey, so my wire on my bottom, last tooth is loose. Well, the second to last tooth on the bottom, on my left side, because the last tooth on that side doesn’t really have a bracket. My orthodontic is closed and I’m wondering what to do about it? Will...

Determining if I need braces.

Hi I was just wondering if I needed braces. I think I have an overbite. When I close my mouth my top and bottom teeth dont touch I have force them to touch and I have slight pain when I bite down and and I'm just not sure whether or not I need...