Does everyone have to get spacers or an expander before getting braces?

Answer I got a spacer, without getting braces. its like if there is 3 teeth but the one in the middle fell out, and its growing back, the two beside it will also grow and take over that space, so it holds... Read More »

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I just got spacers and i'm getting an expander for 6 months!?

Okay I had an expander and they said I'd need it for 4 months but I ended up only having it for 10 weeks... it is painful but only for a little bit... its mostly a lot of pressure.... you can eat a... Read More »

OMG, braces AND palate expander Ahhh!?

Omg that sounds miserable. I'm sorry, but hang in there, it will get better!

Do braces and spacers hurt?

spacers hurt because its creating the gap at the back of your teeth for braces. But it will only last for like the first 2 days. You cant eat any food that requires chewing. I ended up having soup ... Read More »

Do spacers hurt more than braces?

On One Hand: Spacers Are More PainfulPatients who have had both spacers and braces report that they experienced more pain from spacers than they did from wearing braces. This is especially true for... Read More »