I still have glue on my teeth from my braces?

Answer Your orthodontist is the one who should remove it but your general dentist may also if he has the proper bur. There is a special bur that removes bonding adhesive without damaging the enamel and if... Read More »

Top Q&A For: I still have glue on my teeth from my braces

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 »

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.

Can you get Invisalign braces when your wisdom teeth may have caused your front teeth to overcrowd and become slightly crooked?

Wisdom teeth do not cause crowding and I can prove it. When I was in Dental School we did a study. We took one group of people that had impacted wisdom teeth and graded their front tooth crowding. ... Read More »

What type of glue is used on braces?

Glue is not used on braces. Rather, bonding cement is used to attach the brackets to the teeth. The bonding cement may be light sensitive and require the use of a bright blue light to solidify the ... Read More »