Wire only passing through half of braces? (Photo)
8 months ago
Today I wokeup and my tooth started to hurt a bit when i was eating. I checked and I noticed that on 1 tooth, the wire wasnt fully passing through braces on 1 tooth, only a half or so, you can see on picture. You can see in one tooth the braces more towards inside and wire doesnt pass through it.Is this normal? What should I do if its not? Im on vacation and next time I can see my dentist is in 1 month
Doctor Answers 1
Orthodontic brackets should be fully engaged
There is generally a plan by your dentist, so it may be on purpose. Was the wire fully engaged previously and not it is not? I would try to see your dentist as soon as possible, but don't worry much. It will all work out.
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