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Is there any way to get my braces off faster?

13 doctors weighed in
Dr. LaQuia Walker
Dentistry - Pediatric
3 doctors agree

In brief: Orthodontics

Orthodontic treatment in adults is a slower process than children.
Unfortunately, there's no way to expedite the treatment process.

In brief: Orthodontics

Orthodontic treatment in adults is a slower process than children.
Unfortunately, there's no way to expedite the treatment process.
Dr. LaQuia Walker
Dr. LaQuia Walker
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Dr. Hilary Baskin
Dentistry - Orthodontics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Hygene &rubber bands

Health gums help teeth move faster. Wearing rubber bands when requested to do so will help the orthodontist get the movement they are looking for-- wear them 24x7.

In brief: Hygene &rubber bands

Health gums help teeth move faster. Wearing rubber bands when requested to do so will help the orthodontist get the movement they are looking for-- wear them 24x7.
Dr. Hilary Baskin
Dr. Hilary Baskin
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics

In brief: Best way

Keep mouth immaculately clean, don't damage braces, & follow all instructions to the letter. Know that there are surgical techniques to alter the bone around your teeth, this allowing modest to moderate time reduction.
Talk to a qualified Orthodontic Specialist about the procedures.

In brief: Best way

Keep mouth immaculately clean, don't damage braces, & follow all instructions to the letter. Know that there are surgical techniques to alter the bone around your teeth, this allowing modest to moderate time reduction.
Talk to a qualified Orthodontic Specialist about the procedures.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dr. Arnold Malerman
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Dr. Jayang Vora
Depends how difficult your problem was. And also your age. If you are over 18-20 where body growth is complete adult bones requires longer treatment time. Good luck.
Dr. Harry Aronowitz
Dentistry - Orthodontics

In brief: Yes

In some cases orthodontic treatment can be accelerated by surgery of one sort or another.

In brief: Yes

In some cases orthodontic treatment can be accelerated by surgery of one sort or another.
Dr. Harry Aronowitz
Dr. Harry Aronowitz
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Dr. S. Jay Bowman
Surgeries, osteotomies like Wilckodontics, localized osteotomies pinholes with Propel, micro-pulsation with AcceleDent are available. Investigations of different types of medications are also underway but not ready yet.
Dr. Byron Bonebreak
Dentistry - Orthodontics

In brief: Maybe

If you follow the instructions of your orthodontist exactly you will get your braces off as fast as it is possible.
This means: keep all your appointments, don't break your brackets off on crunchy foods, wear your elastics when told to, and maintain excellent oral hygiene.

In brief: Maybe

If you follow the instructions of your orthodontist exactly you will get your braces off as fast as it is possible.
This means: keep all your appointments, don't break your brackets off on crunchy foods, wear your elastics when told to, and maintain excellent oral hygiene.
Dr. Byron Bonebreak
Dr. Byron Bonebreak
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Dr. S. Jay Bowman
Dentistry - Orthodontics

In brief: Follow instructions

Compliance is king in determining the rate of orthodontic treatment.
Follow all prescribed directions, make all of your appointments, keep braces meticulously clean, follow-up with regular visits at your family dentist, watch what you eat - avoid hard and sticky foods, wear your elastics, headgear, or other devices exactly as instructed.

In brief: Follow instructions

Compliance is king in determining the rate of orthodontic treatment.
Follow all prescribed directions, make all of your appointments, keep braces meticulously clean, follow-up with regular visits at your family dentist, watch what you eat - avoid hard and sticky foods, wear your elastics, headgear, or other devices exactly as instructed.
Dr. S. Jay Bowman
Dr. S. Jay Bowman
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Dr. Kenneth Zipkin
Dentistry

In brief: Cooperate fully

Trust your orthodontist.

In brief: Cooperate fully

Trust your orthodontist.
Dr. Kenneth Zipkin
Dr. Kenneth Zipkin
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Dr. Deborah Sappington
Dentistry - Orthodontics

In brief: Yes

The best way is with excellent compliance; keep your teeth very clean, do not eat anything that will break brackets or distort wires, and wear rubber bands exactly as prescribed by your orthodontist.
Good luck!

In brief: Yes

The best way is with excellent compliance; keep your teeth very clean, do not eat anything that will break brackets or distort wires, and wear rubber bands exactly as prescribed by your orthodontist.
Good luck!
Dr. Deborah Sappington
Dr. Deborah Sappington
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Dr. Satishchandra Pai
Dentistry - Orthodontics

In brief: Not really

If you follow your orthodontist instructions.

In brief: Not really

If you follow your orthodontist instructions.
Dr. Satishchandra Pai
Dr. Satishchandra Pai
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