Is it possible to be allergic to the metal in my braces?

Answer Most probably it is mechanical irritation (from friction), not allergic irritation, another reason whch may increase the situation is a weak galvanic current between 2 different metals (including a... Read More »

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Braces with colorful elastic bands/simple metal braces?

I had braces too, long time back. I had gone for simple metal braces because I never really liked them and getting colored woulda simply looked more dramatic! Go for simple ones as long as you don'... Read More »

Clear braces or metal braces what should i get?

Many orthadontist don't recomend invisiline cuz it keep bateria close to the teeth and some times causes problems also it does take in your saliva that can be tinted with a drink or something you a... 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.

Is it possible to be allergic to a tattoo?

Absolutely. I developed an allergy to the metal used in blue ink, cadmium. It causes bumps to form below the surface of the skin and they can be painful. I went to a dermatologist and was prescribe... Read More »