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Adult with Fixed Brace, Worn for 4 Months So Far, 1 Tooth Has Become Sensitive and Wobbly, is This Ok??

Hi, I am 34 with a fixed brace and I have been wearing it for the past 4 months now, I have just begun to notice that a tooth on my right upper side... READ MORE

What will happen if I don't wear my retainers for a week?

I left my retainers at a friends house and they just went on vacation and won't be able to get it back to me for about a week. What will happen? Will... READ MORE

Power Chains For Two Months, Noticed Five Days Later The Space is Back?

I had power chains for about two moths and I got them taken off on Tuesday but today five days later I noticed that the space in the front of my teeth... 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 got my braces tightened today and I now have a gap. Should I be worried? (Photo)

This morning in went to my orthodontist and they gave me a new wire. I was sitting in the bathroom and noticed I now have a gap in between my two... READ MORE

is it normal that three days after getting my braces removed to notice a small gap in between my front teeth? (photo)

I got my braces taken off three days ago, and got asked to wear a retainer every night for the next six months. I've been wearing it these last nights... READ MORE

Should I wear my retainer 24/7? Or should I talk to my orthodontist for other options? (Photo)

Hi, I'm very worried about my teeth. I had braves on for about 2 1/2 years. I wore two plastic clear retainers 24/7 for about 2 months. I started to... READ MORE

My dentist want to pull out my canine. (photo)

My dentist wants to pull my canine out because of it's position as long as all my wisdom teeth. He said he cannot save it and I'm worried my teeth... READ MORE

Teeth extractions for braces? Is it risky? (photos)

I have gotten 2 orthodontic opinions and they both say that getting 4 teeth extractions is the best possible way to fix my smile. My lips do protrude... READ MORE

Braces. My teeth appear to be slanting at one point. Anything to worry about? (Photo)

Got a couple of months left for my braces to get off. But I notice both upper and lower teeth slanting more in the left. My canines touch. I've been... READ MORE

Should you really have to have an xray before having braces on? (Photo)

I went to the dentist for a check up today and he said he could put the braces already. I asked him if I needed xray, he said, there is no need for... READ MORE

My facial structure has changed following orthodontic treatment. Eyes are sunken and cheeks have disappeared. (photos)

Can it be corrected? I went for ceramic braces.No tooth extraction was done in the upper jaw, the 6 front teeth in the lower jaw were stripped. I... READ MORE

I just got my braces today and I noticed that I was bleeding a bit. Should I be worried? (Photo)

I feel a bit of pressure, and I looked in the mirror and noticed that I was bleeding but only on that piece of my gum, I'm not sure if that normal? Or... READ MORE

My braces are making my teeth wobbly and I can't bite anything, is this normal?

Hi, I got braces a few days ago and they stopped hurting pretty quickly. Only thing is, I can't touch my top teeth with anything, it hurts a bit if I... READ MORE

Should I put my retainer on now?

I had braces for two and a half years. My tooth right next to my front teeth is loose for more than 4 months after getting my braces removed due to... READ MORE

Should I worry about damage to my teeth from prolonged untreated braces?

I've had braces for nearly 4 years but only received treatment for 1 of those years due to parents financial circumstances. The braces were initially... READ MORE

There is no bracket at one of my teeth, will that be a problem? (Photo)

I had my braces on last week, but I'm just curious ,why didn't they put a 'bracket' on my other tooth . Do you think it will help to fix my teeth... READ MORE

Will having braces widen my lower jaw? Or will it elongate my face? Will my chin protrude out?

My face is long oval in shape . I dont have a wide lower jaw due to which my lower face looks ackward kinda too much v shaped and chin also looks a... READ MORE

I've had braces for one month. Is it normal for my midline to have become so shifted? (photo)

I've had ceramic braces for about one month. Mainly to correct a tooth that crossed over my front tooth and a tooth shifted at a 90 degree angle. My... READ MORE

Closing extraction gaps: will my upper molar teeth really move to close my gaps within the rest amount of time?

I had my 4 premolars extracted before getting braces. in my upper teeth both the gaps were 7 mm of which 3 mm has been closed within a few months... READ MORE

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