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 »

How long do spacers stay in before braces?

Spacers are tiny rubber bands that fit around the back molars. Orthodontists use them to make room for the metal rings that provide support and allow attachments. Spacers, also called separators, a... Read More »

Do all of the permanent teeth have to be in before getting braces?

%DETAILS%AnswerIf both were orthodontists, then it's your decision. If neither of them were, get an opinion from an orthodontist. Both are right, it just depends on their technique and opinion. Eit... Read More »

Do you have to get your teeth cleaned before getting Invisalign braces?

AnswerYou don't have to, because you are able to remove the trays and brush your teeth, but you should have them cleaned every 6 months to make sure you have healthy gums and bone to keep your teet... Read More »