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Does diastema (gaps in teeth) come back after braces are removed?

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In brief: Sometimes

Teeth may move after brackets come off.
Make sure you always use your retainer

In brief: Sometimes

Teeth may move after brackets come off.
Make sure you always use your retainer
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-Healy
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Dr. Shawn Murray
Dentistry

In brief: Braces

Yes. Teeth want to move back to where they were before braces.
The following options should be discussed with your doc: permanent retainer, laser procedure if you have a large muscle called the frenum, another type of surgery to release the fibers in the gums from pulling too much on the teeth. Follow me on twitter @murrayortho.

In brief: Braces

Yes. Teeth want to move back to where they were before braces.
The following options should be discussed with your doc: permanent retainer, laser procedure if you have a large muscle called the frenum, another type of surgery to release the fibers in the gums from pulling too much on the teeth. Follow me on twitter @murrayortho.
Dr. Shawn Murray
Dr. Shawn Murray
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