How long do you have to have braces for crowding?

Answer On One Hand: Fixing Crowded Teeth Takes Over Two YearsAccording to Dr. William Trepp, an orthodontic specialist, the length of time that braces need to be worn depends on the alignment of the patie... Read More »

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After wearing braces a long time ago is it possible for your teeth to start misaligning and if misalignment is not severe is there any way to revert it without braces or surgery?

Answer Yes. The way you chew, wisdom teeth growing in (or being taken out), etc. can cause them to slowly move. You could get a retainer to wear at night to slow the movement.

Is it possible for patients with more serious case of tooth crowding and crooking to use Invisalign?

Answer It usually depends on the type of crowding you have. Not how crowded your teeth are. The best thing is to go get a consultation from frin a few different Orthodontists. They will know bet... Read More »

Is removal of the wisdom teeth neccesary if they are not pushing against other teath or causing crowding?

I'm a dentist.Wisdom teeth do not cause crowding. That is a common misconception.They can, however, push against your second molars and cause resorption of the roots.There are many reasons for whi... Read More »

How long will I need braces?

It doesn't hurt alot :) i am 15 and I had braces for 1 year and a month , I got mine off in April :).Also my bottom teeth used to come over my top too! snap :P Don't dread it , honestly lots of pe... Read More »