Is there anyway to help straighten your teeth other then getting braces?

Answer I'm a dentist.It depends on the extent to which your teeth are "crooked".If the cosmetic defects are relatively minor, then veneers work nicely.If the teeth are severely rotated but there is enough... Read More »

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Planning on doing a laser teeth whitening then am getting braces after a month.?

I'd wait until you get the braces off because your teeth may get less white on the part of the tooth that is exposed when you have brackets on and then you'll end up with bracket marks. However, if... 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.

How to straighten teeth without braces?

One way to do it, and this will sound strange, is with a popsicle stick. When I was young, I had my teeth grow behind my baby teeth, and we moved them into place using a popsicle stick.The orthodon... 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 »