Dental Braces Questions

  • Can I use whitening toothpaste to clean my invisalign retainers?

    Hi, I had braces and now I have the clear invisalign retainers. My grandma accidently got whitening toothpaste at the store for me, but I didn't know if I could use that without damaging my retainers. I usually brush them with regular toothpaste...

  • New arch wire

    I was just at the orthodontist yesterday and they added another thicker wire called a (gum wire) I have that under my top brackets that clips into the bucal tubes. They said it's got ta to widen my arch or something like that. I'm noticing it's...

  • Debounding

    Hi i get my braces off tomorrow (well I\'m suppose to) and the reason why I\'ve been so long in my braces is cause i have still have a gap and its still there!! and I de boud tomorrow ... Idk what is going to happen I\'m scared that when i go...

  • will braces be able to fix this?

    the front of my face is fairly normal. however when I turn my head a little to the side, or look down, I notice that the shape of my head is rather long and protrudes outward. my nose is long and the area between my nose and lips is quite short. I...

  • Custom Mouth Guard

    Hello! I was wondering, I have a custom made mouth guard, it\'s very similar looking to Invisalign only its thicker and only for my top teeth. I had it molded from my dentist. I had braces 12 years ago and no longer have my retainer. Will my mouth...

  • Can you move premolars

    I HAVE BRACES ON. MY LATERAL INCISOR IS BEHIND MY RIGHT FRONT TOOTH AND CANINE. THE BRACES HAVE MOVED MY RIGHT CANINE BACK BUT THERE IS STILL NO ROOM FOR MY INCISOR. THE DENTIST WANTS TO MOVE MY 2 FRONT LEFT LATERAL AND LEFT CANINE TO THE RIGHT BUT...

  • Will adjustments make me chew my cheeks?

    This is the second time I have had braces and since I got my last adjustment I have had a really bad habit of chewing the inside of my cheeks and my lips. And my teeth are starting to feel sore and almost weak from all the chewing I have been doing...

  • I'm 26 years old with a TMJ caused by a crossbite; what's the best treatment?

    I'm 26 years old and I have a mild cross-bite caused by wrong braces to close the gaps between my front teeth due to 2 missing teeth by birth this made my upper jaw smaller than my lower in order to fix this I was told to get braces on both jaws and...

  • How can I fix my irregular bite?

    I have braces. When I bite, the right side of my mouth the teeth touch. On the left however, the teeth do not touch at all. Could this be from my back teeth being spaced out differently? One side has more space than the other and he teeth may be...

  • What type of braces do I need and how long will it take?

    Hello, thank you for seeing to my question and taking time to read and answer it. I am currently 16 years old and when I was 12 I had the traditional metal braces fitted on my upper teeth and I was told they stuck out because did not match my jaw...

  • Do I need bottom braces for my overbite?

    I have had braces in the past when I was in 2nd and 3rd grade. I had to get oral surgery and teeth pulled out. I only had top braces and briefly a chain. I got my braces off two or three years ago and I have had a top retainer since then. Now I have...

  • Broken permanent retainer

    Hi I have had a permanent retainer on the back of my top front six teeth for seven years and some of the acrylic has worn or broken in places meaning the retainer is no longer being held in parts. I was wondering if this could cause my teeth to...

  • Is it okay to wear my rubber band on the tooth next to the one it's supposed to be on?

    Hello, When I went to the orthodontist today for my monthly adjustment, they discovered I had a broken bracket and removed it. The orthodontist decided to just leave it off since I only have two months left in my treatment. I discovered after I...

  • How can i safely remove my braces?

    I've had braces for about 2 years now, and the last time I went to the orthodontist was in May of last year. The person who started the payments is now refusing to continue paying and my ensurance won't cover it. Is there a way I can remove my...

  • Can I bring my teeth forward?

    Hey, i asked my dentist if he Gould bring my teeth forward , he said that i have a case where the upper bone of my teeth ( i don't know how it's called ) is pushed back & not my teeth so he can't do anything . instead he said that he can bring...

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