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My teeth are straight except for one of the top front teeth. Can I use a retainer or need braces?

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Dr. Gary Sandler
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In brief: One tooth Ortho?

Retainers 'retain' or hold teeth in their existing position (following orthodontic treatment).
Some 'retainer-like' removable appliances are used for minor tooth movement. See an orthodontist who can evaluate your particular situation and discuss your options- removable appliance? Invisalign? Conventional braces? Other non-orthodontic methods? Combinations?

In brief: One tooth Ortho?

Retainers 'retain' or hold teeth in their existing position (following orthodontic treatment).
Some 'retainer-like' removable appliances are used for minor tooth movement. See an orthodontist who can evaluate your particular situation and discuss your options- removable appliance? Invisalign? Conventional braces? Other non-orthodontic methods? Combinations?
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