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.
Black triangles are basically spaces between the teeth and are generally naturally occurring when you have triangular shaped teeth anyway. So it’s important to look at this and look at what options there are. Some sorts of black triangles are generally possible and happen anyway and you would have some naturally occurring but there are … Continue reading What Can I Do About “Black Triangles” Caused by Invisalign Treatment?
White marks can be on the tooth if the tooth has de-calcified. Basically this means that there is early decay on the tooth or it could be just by a little bit of tooth resin. This is just the glue used to hold the braces in position. If it is resin it can be polished … Continue reading How do I Get Rid of ugly White Marks?
Basically orthodontic emergencies can be one of two things; either a bracket has come loose or a wire is poking out and those sorts of things. What you could do is to use some orthodontic wax to cover over a sharp area plus you could use something to cover over a sharp point that … Continue reading What should I do in case of an orthodontic emergency?
You can use small tp brushes. They’re very small brushes that even go between the teeth and the other thing is something called a water pick or air flosser. These are powerful water jets which help clean between the teeth and they are very good as well.
You want to make sure that the braces are kept clean so you can use an electric toothbrush, small tooth brushes, mouthwash, and cleansers if it’s a removal aligner to keep everything nice and clean. It’s important to keep everything nice and clean because at the end of the day if you have something in … Continue reading How can I Clean my Braces?
It can change the shape of the smile within the face but not the face itself. The face is made by the bones of the skull and tooth movement will just impact the jaw so it won’t change the shape of your face but it can change the shape of your smile.
Braces Lingual braces (braces behind your teeth) potentially could interfere with some wind instruments but it would depend specifically and what I would be recommending is to talk in more detail about the kind of instrument you use, how you use it and then understanding which braces might be recommended for you.