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I'm getting braces to close up gaps between small teeth- how fast do they usually start closing?
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Dr. Shawn Murray
Dentistry
3 doctors agree
In brief: Braces
Average time 3-4 months but there are so many factors that can make this faster or slower such as extractions, rotated teeth, your age, and the list goes on.

In brief: Braces
Average time 3-4 months but there are so many factors that can make this faster or slower such as extractions, rotated teeth, your age, and the list goes on.
Dr. Shawn Murray
Dr. Shawn Murray
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics
In brief: Immediately
The moment you apply force to teeth they begin to move.
Depending on location, severity, tissue health, possible presence of frenums, etc, movement could take weeks to months. No 2 people respond at exactly the same rate. Ask your qualified orthodontic specialist. He/she should be able to give you an individualized guesstimate.

In brief: Immediately
The moment you apply force to teeth they begin to move.
Depending on location, severity, tissue health, possible presence of frenums, etc, movement could take weeks to months. No 2 people respond at exactly the same rate. Ask your qualified orthodontic specialist. He/she should be able to give you an individualized guesstimate.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dr. Arnold Malerman
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Dr. BHARAT RAKSHAK
Dentistry
In brief: Pretty soon
Based on your condition you can start seeing changes / spaces closing as soon as the first few months.
It might take longer to complete the entire treatment but initial changes can be appreciated soon, which makes the entire process worthwhile and give you lot of things to talk about with your friends and family.

In brief: Pretty soon
Based on your condition you can start seeing changes / spaces closing as soon as the first few months.
It might take longer to complete the entire treatment but initial changes can be appreciated soon, which makes the entire process worthwhile and give you lot of things to talk about with your friends and family.
Dr. BHARAT RAKSHAK
Dr. BHARAT RAKSHAK
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