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Will Retainers Shift Teeth Back Into Place 6 Months After Braces? (photo)

I got my braces off six months ago. My teeth shifted because I haven't worn my retainers ever since. If I wear them now, will my teeth go back to... READ MORE

My retainer got destroyed by my dog, and I won't be able to get another retainer for a month, will my teeth shift?

A week ago my dog got my retainer, I had been wearing it nightly for a year now and this is the first week I haven't worn my retainer. I called my... READ MORE

Can I keep wearing braces instead of a 24/7 clear retainer?

I just finished wearing braces for 2 years. I now have a clear top retainer that must be worn 24/7 for 6 months. Can I keep wearing braces for 6 more... READ MORE

Rubber bands for braces?

I've had braces for almost 2 years and I got rubber bands 3 months ago to fix my 20% overbite/overjet. It fixed the overbite, but now I have to wear... READ MORE

Will my teeth move back if I have a tooth taking out near the back? I've had my braces removed for about 5/6 months. (photo)

Ive had my braces for 3 years and had them taken off in March 2015. I've suffered from tooth ache in a tooth at the top back. I've had many... READ MORE

I think my teeth are bit big & outside not much. Any suggestions? (photos)

I am 16 & i havent had any braces or anything...it's just that my teeth seem a bit outward & big & i am not sur if i shoud wear bracers or anything...... READ MORE

I can't close my teeth properly while wearing retainers, is this normal?

I have two retainers one one top and one on the bottom. My top retainer is the clear plastic one, while the other is the hawley retainer. When I wear... READ MORE

Can I get my Braces off early? (photos)

I have had my braces for nearly 1 year now and I really would like to get them off. I originally got them for an overbite. My parents and I personally... READ MORE

Is a cracked retainer still okay to wear?! (photos)

I dropped my retainer and someone stepped on it. There's a tiny little crack in it but I'm wondering if I could still wear it or the ortho could... READ MORE

How many hours should the retainers be worn after braces?

When I got my retainers (Hawley for the upper teeth and Essix for the lower) I was surprised to hear I only need to wear them for 12 hours/day for six... READ MORE

Will getting my bicuspids removed help or will it possibly cause problems later on?

I am 37 years old and wearing braces for the second time in my life. I recently came across an article stating that some people believe having... READ MORE

What to do if you haven't wore retainers in while?

I've had my braces off for about a year and I've never really wore my retainers correctly. I want to start wearing them frequently but they're very... READ MORE

What can I do to prevent my teeth from moving?

I was supposed to get my retainers for my upper teeth today but i couldn't make it for the appointment. That means that i won't be wearing them for 3... READ MORE

Can I wear my retainers longer than prescribed to see how my teeth are ? (photos)

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 face still looks horrible after Braces. Any suggestions? (photos)

I had braces for a year and a half . I got my braces off last summer and my orthodentist gave me a retainer ( I still wear it but not all the times )... READ MORE

How to fix my underbite? I just turned 19 years old. (photos)

I have had a small underbite for quite some time which is wearing down my teeth. I am starting to feel pain in my top front teeth. I have went to a... READ MORE

Can my teeth move back to the way they were in the top picture? (photos)

I didn't wear my retainer for a month or two, and when I did it was on and off. The retainer is not tight but sometimes it feels fitted. I'm so upset,... READ MORE

Dentist looked at my bite and said I will need braces again. I cannot have braces again. Financially nor desire to. (photos)

I had braces, they were removed nearly five years ago. I have always had jaw problems(had the herbst appliance)I have always felt my jaw move and my... READ MORE

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