Dental Braces Questions

Dental Braces (Answered)

Hello my name is Jaelynn. I am 14 years old and I’m interested in getting braces. I have all my adult teeth plus 1 baby tooth. Would the orthodontist pull my baby tooth before I am able to get braces?

widen my smile (Answered)

I went to get braces and waa told that the self ligating braces can widen my smile but traditional braces can not. I feel like I was lied to due to the $500 dollar price difference. she told me if I get traditional braces my smile will not widen....

I was wondering if I can get braces? (Answered)

I wanted to know if there is any way possible that my friend and I could braces even though we may not need them? I heard people talking about fake braces i was also wondering if they are real and will they damage my teeth? I wanted to know if I...

How long can orthodontic treatment be done after unilateral condylar fracture?

Hello I had orthodontic treatment many years ago and I was satisfied with my occlusion all along. Sadly, I had a unilateral condylar fracture about a month ago, it was treated with intermaxillary fixation for two weeks. However, I have noticed my...

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? (Answered)

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. (Answered)

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 (Answered)

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...