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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

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

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

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

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

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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