Dental Braces Questions

Glue for braces on lips (Answered)

I went to my dentist for braces and the glue for my braces got on my lips and some on my gums. Now my lips swells and its puffing and it changed to a white color and my gums have a white lines in it, it also feels dry and have a salty taste. So is...

Slanted teeth (Answered)

My lower teeth are slanted inwards and my upper and lower jaw don’t match. I also have an overjet and one side of side is more slanted than the other. The more slanted aide is unusable. I have recently put on braces but I am worried if this can be...

Bite is off after recent dental work and now I need braces? (Answered)

I had dental work months ago ( 2 new fillings on one side and 2 old fillings removed on the other side with one replaced with composite and the other a crown) Since then, my bite has felt off( i wasn’t having any issues before). I’ve seen many...

Misaligned bite (Answered)

Hello. I notice that my left k9 bottom tooth is touching my top teeth when my mouth is resting/closed i feel like my teeth are only touching on one side. Can braces fix this issue ? Can this be the reason i have headaches?

Will my teeth (Answered)

A saw a post on Facebook by a dentist saying, "This what happens to your teeth when you think you can go on for 6 months without visiting your Orthodontist fully knowing you have a monthly adjustments. When this happens remember its your fault....

Do bumpers on wire stop teeth from moving back?

I had go get four teeth extracted and then got braces on. In the parts that the teeth were extracted from the wires have a bumper on them. The teeth sre supposed to move back are the bumper no allowing them to move back?

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!!!!!!!