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What to do if i got braces off and teeth moving?

What to do if i got braces off and teeth moving?

Retainers: Were you given retainers to hold your teeth in place? Are you wearing your retainers every day as recommended? Call the orthodontist who has been treating you to discuss this issue. ...Read more

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Dr. Chad Levitt
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Braces (Definition)

They are used in orthodontics. The braces are put onto the teeth at precise anatomical locations, and wire runs through the braces and brings teeth into proper alignment. This is a very short answer for a very ...Read more


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What to do if i got braces off soon and teeth are moving?

What to do if i got braces off soon and teeth are moving?

Braces off soon : Many people want to get braces off as soon as possible for a variety of reasons. After your braces come off, you need retainers, which are simply custom made pieces of plastic with metal wires to hold the teeth in the same position. You can always finish your orthodontic treatment later in your life at any age. Good luck. ...Read more

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Braces: could my teeth be moving too fast?

Physiology: Your body sets limits on how fast teeth move. Moving the crowns of teeth through air proceeds faster than moving roots through bone. Orthodontic specialists are trained to monitor the rapidity and direction of tooth movement. Ask a pro for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Braces off but my teeth are moving back, how to prevent this?

Braces off but my teeth are moving back, how to prevent this?

Call orthodontist !!: Retainers should be keeping the teeth from moving. Call the orthodontist immediately for a follow up to prevent any further relapse. ...Read more

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Can you advise me if getting braces off soon and teeth are moving?

Can you advise me if getting braces off soon and teeth are moving?

Call: Call your Orthodontic specialist to discuss your mobility concerns. He/she may request consultation with another specialist, a Periodontist. ...Read more

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Will my teeth move more when I have braces while I am doing stuff or when my jaw isn't moving much?

No difference unless: You are using elastics between the maxillary and mandibular arches. Then faster or more when your mouth is open. ...Read more

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My son does not wear his retainer, what can I do to keep his teeth from moving? My son was in ortho full braces for 2 years.

My son does not wear his retainer, what can I do to keep his teeth from moving? My son was in ortho full braces for 2 years.

What a shame: By disobeying you and discounting the orthodontist's skill and experience your child is exhibiting just how immature he really is. He thinks he can succeed without paying his dues. He's taking the beautiful gift you gave him and throwing it away. He obviously has no ?tre spect for you, nor does he value what it cost. Be a parent. Set limits and stick to the rules. ...Read more

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My teeth are moving back to old positions though i've been wearing retainers for 4 years after wearing non-removable braces for 1.5 years.

My teeth are moving back to old positions though i've been wearing retainers for 4 years after wearing non-removable braces for 1.5 years.

Need re-evaluated: Return to your dentist and have them do an evaluation to determine the cause of your relapse. ...Read more