It is possible sometimes to switch from one brace to another but the main thing to do would be to understand why you want to do that and what treatment needs to happen. Most important thing is to ascertain what sort of tooth movement needs to happen and go from there.
This all depends on exactly what sort of tooth movement is trying to happen and what you are suitable for so it’s very important to have a proper assessment and talk through all the options so you can decide what’s right for you.
Yes it is. Any brace can cause a little bit of soreness because it’s something new within the mouth and the most important thing to do is just to use some oral gel and take it easy and understand that you will adapt.
When you put something new in the mouth you produce saliva and when you produce the saliva you feel that there is a bit too much but your mouth does acclimatize to this and you would get used to it. Generally within 48-72 hours it will be fine.
Discomfort is normal when you first fit the brace because they feel tight and the tooth is moving because the bone is re-modeling. If you feel however that you are getting throbbing pains or excessive pain, you should contact the Dentist just to make sure that everything is ok.
Absolutely it’s normal. When you are wearing braces the bone around the teeth softens so the teeth can move into position so it’s perfectly normal and to be expected. If you are concerned you can always contact your Dentist for more information.
You need to contact your Dentist and a new brace would need to be made for you so it’s important not to loose it.
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