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Braces Loose Wire
I have braces for two weeks now. And one tooth is really loose. Almost seems like it would fall out with the wires were not attached. Is this normal?
I got braces on September & I just noticed a while ago that I have loose teeth. I'm concerned because those teeth aren't connected to the wire yet.
It is normal: If your teeth begin feeling a little loose, don't worry, this is very common and normal even if they aren't connected to the wire. Once your teeth have been repositioned, and orthodontic treatment is completed they will no longer be loose. If concerned, ask your orthodontist for more information. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Removing braces after 6 days b/c severe anxiety. Wires off today. Brackets next week. Teeth feel a little loose in front. Normal? Can teeth be worse?
I have a wire behind my teeth, I used to have braces but it's loose and keeps ripping my tongue. what should I do? I can't go to the dentist soon.
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.
I've had braces for more than a year, but until today I feel like a molar is really loose. It hurts a lot and I'm afraid it will fall out. Help?
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
Can I make my retainer fit again? I had braces for 2 years and I haven't worn them in a couple monte now they barely fit and are loose in the back
Maybe...: This, unfortunately happens alot. Sometimes, if your teeth actually settled in a more stable position your doctor can adjust your retainers to fit this better alignment. More likely your teeth moved in a bad way and you will need a new retainer to get you back into a good alignment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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