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Teeth Wiggle After Braces, Is this Normal?

My 20 year old daughter had her braces removed in May. her anterior teeth still wiggle a bit, less than 1mm. Is this normal? Also, her gums became... READ MORE

Braces and Receding Gums

I am very interested in getting braces. I have some receding gums on my lower front teeth. Would I still be a candidate for braces? READ MORE

Did Braces Ruin My Gums and Teeth?

I had (normal sized) teeth and my ortho didn't care about my results, just that I paid. Braces off for a year, after lots of brushing, my teeth... READ MORE

Braces Vs Invisalign for Receding Gums

What would be the best form of braces if you have receeding gums? My front of teeth sit out too much and the front 2 are crooked. I would be keen for... READ MORE

Before I Got my Braces my Gums Didn't Show. Now They Do Will the Show Once I Get Them Off?

Before I had gotten my braces on, my gums didn't show bad. Now that I have my braces on, my gums show horribly. Will that straighten up after I get my... READ MORE

Gum Graft to Fix Black Triangle? (photo)

This is my 3rd yr in braces. i had 3 surgeries in total on my impacted canine. first one was to hook on the chains but it popped out a month after it... READ MORE

Bleeding Gums, Stains Around Brace Brackets, Bad Breath and Receding Gums? (photo)

Might as well get to the point. I've developed bleeding gums (they bleed every night when I sleep), stains around brace brackets that I have had on... READ MORE

Will Braces/veneers/gum Reduction Surgery Make my Teeth Appear Larger? (photo)

I think my teeth are horrible. I have a big overbite and the front two are growing sideways. I also have an issue with the size of them; they are... READ MORE

Ive had Braces and then had a Orthonathic Surgery and now 5years later I have receding gums. What can I do? (photo)

Ive had Braces and then had a Orthonathic Surgery and now 5years later I have receding gums. I went to see my dentist she sent me to a periodontist... READ MORE

My lower retainer is poking my gums?

I just got my braces off today, and I am SO happy with how my teeth look! Anyway, my top retainer is loose but I am getting a new one in two weeks. My... READ MORE

Teeth Alignment and Gums? (photo)

Hi,can braces pull my molar closer to my pre molar to fill the gap where i had my molar removed? if it can,how long would it take ? and im not sure... READ MORE

Why Are my Gums Puffy?

I have had my braces on for 6 years and i am getting them off in two weeks, but my gumys are really puffy and separating from my teeth. ive always had... READ MORE

My Back Tooth Has Shifted? Gums Feel Sore.

I had braces for three years, had them removed 8 years ago. Never bothered with a retainer, oops. I take care of my teeth I brush and floss regularly.... READ MORE

Slanted, uneven teeth with a one sided bite and excessive gums, fix? (photos)

I had braces on for 3 years and admit to losing my retainer for a month. However, certain elements were not fixed even after my braces and are... READ MORE

Will braces fix the uneven length on my teeth and uneven gums? (photos)

I have a bad overbite and so I've had my top braces for almost a month. My top and bottom right lateral incisor is shorter than the left one. My right... READ MORE

Are my gums ever going to go back to normal? Is there a way I can fix them? (photo)

I had my braces of a few days ago and my teeth look great except I have bits of gum growing in between my teeth and it looks so bad. I just want to... READ MORE

Can my Midline Be Corrected Due to Missing Left Lateral? (photo)

Had left lateral extracted years ago. My canine took up that space, but my front teeth have shifted about 2mm to the left. My midline looks way off in... READ MORE

Front Teeth separating due to gums overflowing inside my permanent retainers. What can I do?

I've had my braces removed a few months over three years now with a frenectomy done and permanent retainers placed behind my two front teeth. No... READ MORE

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