What are braces for your teeth?

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Braces are a band of metal that raps around your teeth and eventually make them straighter. You go once every month, they tighten them and you pick a new color. Don't worry braces don't hurt that bad, but you need to be careful with them and make sure you brush your teeth after every meal or snack because you could get yellow teeth when they take them off, puffy gums and food stuck in your braces! So when you get braces you just need to make sure you are careful to brush all the time.
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How can you get braces for your teeth?

Ask your dentist for a referral to an orthodontist. Some orthodontists will consult patients without a referral so you could try it that way. There is usually a small consulation fee and your orthodontist will explain the best treatment option, and the price. Then it is up to you whether you want to ( Full Answer )

Are there marks on your teeth after you get your braces off?

Answer . \nAs long as you brush your teeth while you have your braces, there will be no marks. I had no marks on my teeth when my braces were removed. Another student in my school, however, never brushed her teeth and when her braces were removed she actually had brown bands on her teeth.\n. \ ( Full Answer )

How crooked do your teeth have to be to get braces?

it doesn't matter if yu have crooked teeth or not. if you want braces and if you are going to pay for them the dentist will put themon. sometimes if your teeth are to bad the dentist will recommend them

Which teeth do you put brackets on for braces?

I am a 15 year-old teenager and I wear braces. This to me, seems like a silly question, but I don't mean anything by it. Brackets are applied to every tooth in the mouth. First, the orthodontist carefully puts every bracket on the teeth, individually of course, and then glues them in place with th ( Full Answer )

Can you get braces with missing teeth?

yes you can if you already had the braces while your tooth came out then they will put a wire over it but it you teeth came out before the braces no because it is a possibility that the braces can close the gap and stop the adult tooth from coming back in

How do you get rid of yellow teeth with braces?

Answer . [Use teeth whitener; the kind you paint on.]. Actually, if you do this, there is a chance the part of the tooth that is under the bracket will be a different color than the part whitened once you get the braces removed. . I wouldn't suggest using the paint on whitener. . The best ( Full Answer )

How many teeth do you have to lose to get braces?

Depends on the size of your jaw and the size of your teeth a friend of mine had her canines pulled out and i might have to aswell but we are all very different so if someone says all adult teeth have to be removed dont think all yours will have to you might get them straight away.

How do you brush teeth while braces are on?

Easy, Same as yu do without them on , braces are hardley any different when yu eat and clean them and drink they just change your appearance xXx

How do they put braces on your teeth?

First they cement little pieces of metal on your teeth using a special ultraviolet sensitive glue. Then they put a metal wire through the little pieces. The wire is held in place through small elastic bands.

What to do when your teeth hurt from braces?

Lots of good tips... . Swish saltwater between your teeth. . Stay away from ice cream, and other cold stuff . Eat applesauce, and more soft foods . Take some motrin, tylenol, etc. . Brush your teeth 4 times a day, lightly, but dont underdo it (esp. the gums) Other than that, just be ( Full Answer )

Do they num your teeth when you get braces?

No, but it really doesn't hurt. It is a little uncomfortable because they are moving and stretching your lips around but it doesn't hurt until after your braces are all on and your teeth start to move. Your teeth will probably be sensitive for the first few days and you should just eat soft foods li ( Full Answer )

If with braces you would have to have teeth out will you with invisalign?

Rather than removing teeth, my children were fitted with retainers that changed the shape of their upper palate to fit their teeth. We cranked the retainer a quarter turn every week for almost a year. This allowed the second row of teeth to realign and for others to come down as they should. At the ( Full Answer )

Do you get braces if your teeth are twisted?

You will have to get braces if your teeth are twisted but you don't have to get them until your 20,30 or 40 years old and your teeth can untwist if you lose all your baby teeth I think.

Can you get braces having wisdom teeth?

Yes you can get braces having wisdom teeth, and the wisdom teeth will not get brackets put on them but it is best to get the wisdom teeth removed with in at least the first year of having your braces to avoid your teeth not being able to shift correctly

Do all teeth get braced during braces?

No. If you only have a problem with your top teeth, only your top will get braces. Sometimes the ortodontist doesn't put braces on the back teeth until later. Sometimes, although this doesn't happen much, the braces will only be placed on the front four teeth.

Do the bands for braces stain you teeth?

it depends on what bands your talking about if its colour bands then no but if its the over bite bands you are talking about then maybe.

What are teeth braces?

Braces are things that go on your teeth and it straighten your teeth and make you have a nicer smile

Why do they need to pull out your teeth for braces?

Orthodontists will want certain teeth extracted (usually premolars) to make more room in your mouth so they can align your teeth properly. Your mouth and jaw may be too small for all your teeth.

How can you make your teeth whiter with braces?

wrinse you mouth with salty water twice a day after you have brushed your teeth! in less than five days they will be noticably whiter! try not to drink any tea that might give your teeth a darker colour!

Can you get braces top teeth only?

if your bottom teeth are okay and straight then they are not going to put braces in the bottom teeth , but if your top teeth are crooked and not straight , then you will only get braces at the top.

Who puts braces on your teeth?

The orthodontist applies braces to your teeth and tightens the wires that join the braces. Tightening is usually done on a monthly basis. Your orthodontist will have a game plan in place for how the teeth will be moved, either by wire tightening, or by the use of headgear and/or elastics.

What kind of braces do you get for buck teeth?

You dont have to get braces. I am going through this process call Biobloc Orthotrophics, I am pretty sure it can fix buck teeth, or teeth that are to far back, I am getting it because my teeth are to far back. But it can only be done if you teeth are still growing (still have baby teeth) They put a ( Full Answer )

When you have braces is it normal for your teeth to be loose?

Probably not. If you just got it and it doesn't hurt, wait a bitbecause braces work through subtle pressure and slowly tightensyour teeth. If you have had them for a while, call yourorthodontist because you might have broken it or something.

Did it help teeth when braces were invented?

Yes. They did help im pretty sure because if they did not work then we wouldn't be using them from this day! How ever braces do not work on specific teeth all depends on how crooked your teeth are. Personally i have braces and so does my friends and my braces how ever did not work but within a few m ( Full Answer )

What to eat when you get braces on your teeth?

Eat anything soft like pasta on the first day. Cut up your meatinto small pieces to avoid pain. Overcooking some foods help, too! Over the ongoing days, just continue your "soft" diet. Avoid sugarystuff like ice cream and soda. And Gum. I know, it sucks. Avoidanything hard like chips. Avoid Popcorn ( Full Answer )

Do braces stain your teeth?

They don't stain your teeth unless you don't clean them properly, which can cause marks and permanent staining. But if you clean properly and avoid acidic and sugary foods as much as you can, then they won't stain.

Can braces rot your teeth?

The braces do not rot the teeth, but poor oral hygiene while wearing braces has often led to significant tooth decay while an individual was fitted with them. The areas around the braces are especially prone to trapping food and encouraging decay if not cleaned sufficiently. Also because it requires ( Full Answer )

Do you get braces if your teeth are crocked?

no they straighten them your teeth and after that if you wear a retainer for 6- 9 months your teeth will be straight if you don't they will go crooked then

Does it hurt when you get braces for your teeth?

I know how you feel. Before I got my braces I was nervous because I had read so much on the internet about the pain being unbearable. I'm not going to lie, they do hurt, but it's more of an ache than pain. I remember being really nervous and also nervous before they were tightened. Do not worry. Fro ( Full Answer )

Can teeth braces stay for a lifetime?

they don't keep your teeth straight forever unless you wear your retainer after wards for a few years but if you even stop wearing your retainer for a few nights you will see your teeth starting to back to the way they were before. so orthodontists recommend wearing your retainer for at least 3 year ( Full Answer )

When are braces for teeth needed?

If teeth are growing outwards or in any way other than levelly then braces may be needed. They put tension on the teeth, pulling them, very gradually, into line.

Can you still have braces if you have baby teeth?

Yes, it is done quite often. Usually the orthodontist won't put a bracket on your baby tooth until you lose it and your new one grows in. Ask your orthodontist/dentist if you are ready to get braces or if you should wait a little longer.

What do power chains do to your teeth with braces?

Power chains are used for when you have gaps they help close them or when its almost time to get your braces taken off, you get it to keep your teeth straight. I had power chains since the gaps in my teeth they hurt

Why do teeth hurt when you have braces?

Because the tightness of your braces you will feel uncomfortable and the brackets might be rubbing on your gum or cheek tissue.

How to whiten teeth with braces on?

Most whitening treatments are best left for after the braces comeoff. You could use a whitening pen, but then the rest of your teethwould be whiter than where the brackets are.

Should adults get braces on their teeth?

It is a decision to be considered carefully. Get all the facts fromthe dentist first and think over the costs and the time needed.Some people need it for pain reasons rather than just cosmeticreasons.

Can you still get braces if your teeth are straight?

You'd have to pay, and I wouldn't recommend it, they can be painfuland require much more cleaning, they also end up making your teethdirtier even when you clean them. It would be hard to find adentist that would fit the braces for you.