Expander + Braces
I am 34 and just got braces put on a month ago. I went to the dentist a day ago and he was not sure braces were the best option for my issues. He was... READ MORE
I have seen 4 orthodontists (first ortho I have ruled out, 3 left now) who each gave me different opinions: - 3/4 mostly said 2 upper pre-molars to... READ MORE
My teeth have alwz been straight but i had braces placed 6 yrs ago due to undrbite.i nvr had a retainer made when my braces were taken off.Now i hav... READ MORE
I wore braces for 19 months out of an estimated 24 with no improvement. Expander & elastics worked. Is this normal?
The first year my ortho didnt changed wires…Forget to do things like tightening, put ligatures on, even take off brackets and forget to put it back o... READ MORE
I know i'd be needing braces, upper and lower perhaps? is there & how much braces placed inside/back of the teeth, can it apply on my case? how... READ MORE
Is This Acceptable Result of Treatment: 3/4 of the Teeth Fit Perfectly with Each Other but the Ones Were the Open Bite Was Dont?
My son had class III malocclusion, under bite, and posterior open bite. He had an expander and ceramic braces. At the end there is a mild midline... READ MORE
My girls braces were remved 6 mnths ago noticed that 1 tooth shifted and they were unable to fix with adjust retainer. She wore her's all the tim so... READ MORE
Is my palatal expander causing me to have nerve damage as I now have pain when I bite whereas I didn't before?
36 year old female. Non surgical palatal expander put in 4 weeks ago. Tried biting softer foods, but there's pain now where there wasn't before.... READ MORE
I went to the ortho, he said that I would have to extract 4 premolar teeth ( 2 top and 2 bottom ). He also said that when I remove the braces later, I... READ MORE
Can i straighten out my teeth with braces without getting 4 teeth extracted ? Will I have protruded teeth? (photo)
I was told that i had two options according to orthodontist: 1) Braces in conjunction with the extraction of 4 teeth to relive the crowding and soften... READ MORE
My doctor offer me to use jaw expander. I am 22 years old and have Unilateral Cross bite. READ MORE
I'm 30 years old and only just been told I need my jAw expanded upper and lower.whAts the best way of doing this? They want to use an expander for 6... READ MORE
Will I need anything before I get braces like spacers or expanders. READ MORE
I consulted with three orthodontists to fix my underbite (not too severe). One Dr. suggested using a palatal expander + one tooth extraction + braces... READ MORE
Which is the best solution for my daughter's case? Expand, headgear, TAD, or extract? Pros and cons of each treatment? (Photo)
My daughter is 11. The 1st orthodontist: expand both jaws. The 2nd:headgear. The 3rd: use TAD to move the upper molars back. The 4th: remove 4 teeth.... READ MORE
I wore braces for a little over 2 years when I was 12 to 14, I had a mouth expander and then used brackets and rubber bands with my braces. This... READ MORE
I've had my braces for 2 and a half years and i just had this huge expander in my mouth, my orthodontist promised id have them off by high school but... READ MORE
My daughter put her expander in yesterday and she has a cut inside her cheek. What should I do to treat it?
Hi! I'm 16 years old and 9 months ago, I got braces. The ortho extracted 4 teeth and it made my jaw and arch smaller. My face looks sunkin in and I... READ MORE