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im scared to get braces impressions

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Spector
39 years experience Orthodontics
Brush Well-No Stains: There is absolutely no reason that you should be concerned about stains on your teeth after your braces are removed--as long as you have excellent ora ... Read More
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Tips: Brush 2x/day 2 full minutes by the clock, w pea-sized portion of toothpaste. Brush in a pattern, don't skip around. Brush especially well in the cor ... Read More
Dr. Hilary Baskin
27 years experience Orthodontics
Hygiene: if you keep your teeth clean during treatment, you generally should not have a problem. I would not worry too much

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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Absolutely not: No relationship whatsoever. Please see a fully qualified specialist Orthodontist for an Initial Examination (usually complimentary) to discuss your m ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. John DeWolf
39 years experience Dentistry
Not scary: Root canal therapy has a much worse reputation than it really deserves. Your gum boil doesn't hurt because it allows for drainage which reduces pressu ... Read More
Dr. Howard Schneider
33 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
Abscess unlikely: With out the presence of a large, painful, cavity in your tooth, it is unlikely that this is an abscess. At age 14 you might still have baby teeth. T ... Read More
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Rahul's: You may have a Ranula, localized swelling caused by a blocked minor salivary gland. Your Dentist can easily resolve your problem, but go now. Waitin ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Brush & Floss: Brush thoroughly but gently twice a day for TWO minutes each time. Floss gently between each tooth to remove any debris. That should keep your gums he ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Monica Wood
27 years experience Hand Surgery
Unfortunately, : Unfortunately, this question listed under orthopaedic surgery, rather than orthodonics. However, there are a few principles here. First, try calling ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Everyone's different: See orthodontist for full evaluation. You may then need to see dentist for check-up, cleaning, Fluoride treatment, gum treatments, extractions, filli ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Inform: Inform the office that you have a problem. Hopefully you're seeing an Orthodontic Specialist who deals with this on a routine basis. Don't eat or dr ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Follow instructions: Your orthodontic specialist has at least 5, 000 hours additional training beyond dental school in the best way to resolve your malocclusion. Take adv ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Easy: The orthodontist will pop the braces off your teeth relatively quickly. Then the residual bonding material will be removed and your teeth cleaned and ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Can't stop smiling!: "off" is much easier than "on." the orthodontist will pop the braces off your teeth (sealers easily displaced), clean your teeth, may do a little res ... Read More

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