Braces cut lip, now lip sores.?

Answer They will heal on their own, don't rip off the scab. you may want to put a little antibiotic cream on them to avoid infection, just don't swallow it or lick it off. They make wax for braces to sm... Read More »

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My braces hurt and I am getting bad sores in my mouth. Got them 3 days ago. Please HELP!?

sores are very normal when you first get braces. your mouth just has to get used to them and the tissue will get tougher and then you wont be as sensitive to the brackets.for now? need som... Read More »

Braces with colorful elastic bands/simple metal braces?

I had braces too, long time back. I had gone for simple metal braces because I never really liked them and getting colored woulda simply looked more dramatic! Go for simple ones as long as you don'... Read More »

Are braces covered by insurance can braces make your teeth appear bigger or longer?

Insurance doesn't cover braces and because u have small teeth u will get small brackets the dentist can fix your chipped tooth and over bites are easily fixed with braces. Your teeth will be straig... Read More »

Dentist said I need braces, but I have already had braces in the past (please read details)?

Hi! I would go to the specialist first to see what he/she thinks you need. I would listen to the specialist kind of like a tie breaker. Even if he/she says you NEED braces, they are your teeth and ... Read More »