Essix + Braces
I know people should not eat meal with them on, but can they eat desserts, or small sweets on them or they have to take them out? Also, is it ok to... READ MORE
I'm 26 years old, and got my braces 13 months ago and should have them taken off within 2 weeks. I had big spaces between my teeth. My ortho... READ MORE
My ortho recommended I do upper arch only n added "our teeth get crowded as we age". I assume he said that coz he saw my lower incisor... READ MORE
I got essix retainers after my braces were taken off when I was 13. I rarely wear them, but I was wondering if I start wearing them more often will... READ MORE
I just had my braces removed about 5 weeks ago and my two front teeth before braces were the most severely crowded. I was told to wear my retainer... READ MORE
I have had my braces off for more than 2 years and recently my retainer broke. I went back to the orthodontist to get a new one made, and I did not... READ MORE
My orthodontist told me to only wear my retainer at night, should I be worried about teeth shifting?
Yesterday, I got my braces off after 2.5 years. My orthodontist bonded a permanent retainer to my bottom 6 teeth and top 4 teeth. He then gave me a... READ MORE
I had braces and got them off about 2 years ago. My orthodontist is making me a new retainer this month. She said that she would fix my overbite (that... READ MORE
I was given my clear retainer (Essix I belive) a few days ago, to wear daily, taking it out for meals, drinks and brushing my teeth. I plan to go out... READ MORE
I collected my retainers today, and have only put them in and out about three times, but the uppers are really hard and painful to remove. Neill this... READ MORE
I have an Essix retainer that I have worn on a regular basis since the conclusion of my orthodontic treatment in 2009. I have since moved out of state... READ MORE
One of my upper front teeth is protruding because I didn't wear a retainer after braces. Can an essix retainer fix the issue?
I had braces six years ago.My dentist gave me an essix retainer moulded for my crooked teeth and told me that this will help hold the tooth in place.... READ MORE
What would happen if there is extra room between the edge of the teeth and the essix retainer when you put it on?
Recently, I received my new essix retainer and found that there was some extra room (1mm) between my teeth (especially the 6 front teeth) and the... READ MORE
Hi, I'm late 20s male. I'm currently on Essix Aligners and my dentist seems to be coming to a point where he says he can't do much more besides move... READ MORE
I just got my braces off2days ago & my ortho said to wear my retainers every other day; top 1 day bottom the next I did this the 1st day & my teeth... READ MORE
I got my braces off 5 months ago and didn't wear my Essix retainer all the time like I was supposed too, my teeth have shifted slightly. READ MORE
I have clear essix retainers in and I have an outing where I would be eating and there would be no where to clean the retainers Also there will be a... READ MORE
My orthodontist gave me a sheet about I should only wear my essix retainers for the first three weeks, but this is the same sheets that is given out... READ MORE
My daughter is wearing Essix. However, she is forgetful. I'm thinking about making another pair for her just in case of being lost, broken or left at... READ MORE
Post-treatment problems: spacing between mandibular first premolar and first molar on both sides (second premolar was extracted), food lodgement as a... READ MORE