How Can I Not Throw Up When Getting My Impressions For My Retainer?

Answer I could be stress or gag reflex. Tell the dentist ahead of time. Maybe they can do some nitrous oxide to relax you.

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Gagging when getting braces molds/impressions?

Crazy as this sounds but it worked for me if you make a tight fist with your thumb on the inside it greatly reduces the gag reflex. Good luck:)

How long after getting impressions for braces will I get them on?

For me after I got my impressions they will tell you when to come back for an appointment. During that appointment they will tell you all the things they will need to do for your teeth. Then all yo... Read More »

What kind of retainer am I getting?

The traditional ones- it's a dental school, which means the most reasonable way of doing them.

Can you wear a retainer without getting braces?

A retainer is only used to keep the teeth in place when your brace comes off, because teeth can move very quickly out of shape. But you could wear a removable brace which is like a retainer but has... Read More »