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Braces Loose Bracket
I have a loose braces bracket on my front tooth, what should I do? My next appointment with the orthodontist is a little under two weeks away. Should i her now, or can I wait until then?
My front braces bracket is loose but it's late at night. Will it cost a lot to fix it? I've had a loose bracket before but it wasn't on my front tooth
Get it fixed ASAP: If bracket disconnected it means teeth are not moving properly, and you are therefore throwing away your Orthodontic fee. Get it fixed ASAP. Then ask your treating Dentist or (hopefully) Orthodontic Specialist for a list of foods that can damage braces. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long should (Damon) braces be worn after final adjustments? I was given 4 weeks, and told not to worry about a loose bracket after only 2 weeks.
See ur Orthodontist: It is time to see your orthodontist asap. that bracket has to be put back on because no soldier (tooth) is to left behind, including the one missing the bracket. Brush that site excellently to help reduce the size of the gum, multiple times a day. You will be helping your orthodontist with better positioning of the bracket when the gum is not around. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have had braces and now having a retainer but one of them is quite loose. Help, what should I do?
Retainer: It would be best to call your doctor for an appointment in the next few days. ...Read more
Orthodontist's help: Since you already are wearing braces, you have an orthodontist or dentist who is treating you with braces. During tooth movement, loose teeth are common, as supporting bone is constantly remodeling to accommodate the ever-changing tooth positions. If is however possible that some brackets are in a more traumatic position after tooth movement. Having your dentist check is the best way. ...Read more