Dental Braces Questions

  • How to deal with braces when traveling abroad?

    I want to teach English abroad, but I have braces. I was supposed to be done with them already, but since I've been away for college (different states) it's been more of an inconvenience than anything. The orthodontist said it wouldn't be an...

  • Will my teeth shift back after wearing permanent retainers for 11 years?

    I had braces from age 10-15 and received a permanent retainer both on my bottom and top teeth. I am now 26. I am wondering if it would be ok to get my retainers removed. They don't bother me but I'd like them removed because it makes it harder to...

  • Off-center teeth and jaw problem

    Hello Doctor, those are the facts: 1. my teeth are off-center the upper are by 4-7mm and the bottom 2-3mm. 2. my jaw isn’t 100% symmetrical 3. when I open close my mouth it doesn’t keep a straight line My guess is that this happens because...

  • Can my overbite come back?

    I had braces for 3 years on the top teeth. I had four brackets across the four front teeth. Then after that I had a 2 year period with no braces only a retainer. Then after those two years when I was 12 I got a full set of braces on top and bottom...

  • Braces damaged my features

    Hello, hoping someone could answer my inquiry. I had braces removed 3 months ago after wearing them for a year. The thing is I don\\\'t like the change in my features now. The middle face sunk in and jaw line change. Now I still have the inner wire...

  • Will braces fix my loose teeth

    I have a severe cross bite. I have two loose tooth at the bottom of my mouth. Will braces straightened out my teeth and tightened and pull the loose teeth together. Or do I need to be reeferto another specialist? I have an appointment scheduled with...

  • Bracket dislodged from tooth.

    My top back bracket came off my tooth. I have a rubber chain that is barely keeping it in place. I can\'t get in to my orthodontist for six days. Should I slide the bracket off the wire,and clip it? It is on my primary chewing side. Will it be...

  • How long will my braces be on for?

    I got my train track braces on the 5th of Feb. I got both, the top and bottom fitted together. I had to get braces due to my 4 bottom incisors being crooked. My top teeth however are perfectly straight. I had all 4 of my second molars extracted so...

  • Closing spaces

    I just recently had my wires changed on my braces and a different pattern for my elastics placed, it was mentioned to me on my next appointment they are putting in more hooks and elastics I can't remove to close spaces. What kind of elastics would...

  • Can my teeth really move that fast?

    I've had my braces for 14 months now, but my teeth are far from being straight, I have a triangular gap beetween my front teeth and one of them is more crooked than another. I also have some pretty big gaps in my upper jaw.But the biggest problem is...

  • Can my midline be fixed?

    I already had braces. Top teeth are fine and midline is good. On my bottom teeth , I am missing my left lateral incisor, and my right canine. My bottom teeth are straight, but my midline is shifted to the right by 3mm. Can my bottom teeth midline be...

  • What do you think braces will be like in 50 years?

    I am doing a school project on how I see braces in 50 years. Considering that 50 years ago, there was headgear, it is very interesting where we will be in the future. Maybe not 50 years, but the near future! I have braces myself and am trying to...

  • Orthodontist wants braces off.

    Hi there, I have had braces for the passed 2 years including sarpe surgery. My ortho believes it is time to get my braces off now but I have a few concerns. I have some black triangles between my top teeth as well as one tooth looks slightly off...

  • Should I Ask My Dentist to Refer Me?

    I am in desperate need of braces but my Dentist hasn't even brought up the possibility of me needing braces. I know of many people who have now got braces and their teeth were not as bad as mine currently are, so should I just ask him if he could...

  • Can a retainer close a small gap?

    I got braces over a year ago. All of my teeth are in place now, but I haven\'t been able to afford the rest of my treatment from my particular orthodontist. With that being said, I have one small gap from not getting my braces tightened. I was...

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