Dental Braces Questions

  • Mouth Guard!

    hello, I have 2 orthodontic appliances I need to wear for 5 years before braces, twin blocks and elastics for 4.... one is a clear mouth guard very similar to a sport one, and one is a dental trainer or myobrace. I must wear the clear one during the...

  • My DDS did my braces wrong

    My dentist said he was certified to put braces on. After 7 months my bite is terrible when before it was just fine and my front gap was not closing. He only put brackets on my front 10 teeth so my molars were being pulled out because the brackets...

  • Gaps creating between my teeth a week before I'm suppose to be getting them off

    I'm getting my braces off next week and I've noticed that this past week a gap has been creating between my bottom teeth. I have power chains on my top teeth but individual rubber bands on the bottom teeth. Will this gap affect me in getting them...

  • Rubber Bands Causing Jaw Pain?

    I have been wearing level three elastics for approximately a week. I believe it's causing an intense pain in my jaw. Whenever I try to touch my molars together to chew, it flares up. It's only in my right joint. Is it possible my elastics are...

  • My brace is sharp and is poking my cheek. How can I fix it by myself?

    My brace started poking me in my cheek. Yesterday, my mom took me to my orthodontist. I thought he fixed it, but now it is poking my cheek and is hurting again. My orthodontist is on vacation now. So, I was wondering if there was an easy way to fix...

  • Shrunk Retainer problem

    I am wearing a retainer now..i mistakenly wash it with hot water..and it become shrunk but still fit me..but only thing is..it become tight back as how it was when i took it from my dentist for the first time..now my question is..should i order for...

  • Braces with elastics to fit an overbite

    I have a slight overbite. I've been told to wear elastics but I'm not sure how to wear them. Im certain that the elastics start from the upper and lower jaw canines but I am not sure if it is this combo: elastic on upper jaw from canine to first...

  • I'm getting my braces off soon and gaps that took months to close opened back up. Help!

    I just went in to my last check up before I get my braces off, August 9th. They scan and said my roots were all great and all my teeth were straight but I just needed to fix my bite a little bit. I previously had a gap that would not close for...

  • Why has one of my bottom teeth moved after braces?

    I had braces for 2 & 1/2 years and I\'ve had them off since I was 14. I\'m almost 21 and I noticed that one of my front bottom teeth has moved slightly. When I first got my braces off I wore my retainer everyday for several months as instructed....

  • Upper lateral and Lower lateral

    When I went to my recent and almost last orthodontist appointment they said they were going to correct my bite. But as I left my upper left lateral has been pushing back and my lower left lateral is oddly crooked kinda like it doesn't curve into the...

  • Why do o-ring ligatures come off?

    Hello there, I am just questioning why 4/5 weeks after my adjustment appointment my o-ring ligatures fall off of my braces with brushing with an electric toothbrush? I have noticed that after brushing when I use mouthwash I will have some little...

  • orthodontic treatment for smaller mandible

    I have crowded mandibular incisors as I have retrognathia and there is some space in my maxillary incisors,lateral incisors being smaller and central being large which give me a rabbit like look.I need expert advice

  • Dental braces after tongue cancer treatment

    I successfully beat tongue cancer (free-flap surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy) six years ago. I have crooked teeth, wear a night guard and deal with mouth dryness. I get my teeth cleaned every three months to prevent dental issues....

  • Orthodontist is taking my braces off but I still have a large overbite?

    I have had braces for around 2 years now and my teeth are all straight. Only problem is now I have quite a large overbite however my orthodontist keeps telling me to wear elastics from my top row molars to my bottom row canines, I researched online...

  • What do I need to have done to make my tooth shift?

    From my 2 front teeth if you go 4 spaces back, that tooth is very high up in my gum compared to all the other teeth. It also sticks out a little. Is there any way to fix this that is affordable? I do not have much money to spend but would like to...

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