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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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What are teeth braces used for?

Teeth Braces or Dental Braces (orthodontic braces/braces) are used to align and straighten teeth. The application is for cosmetic appearance and overall dental health.


Who can put braces on your teeth?

An orthodontist can put braces on your teeth


Can you pull wisdom teeth with braces on?

No. The braces will hold the teeth in place.


What are teeth braces?

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


Can you still get braces with baby teeth?

It is unlikely that you get braces with baby teeth, but if they are molars or larger teeth you can.


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

As 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. ~ T


Are you able to drink coffee when wearing braces on your teeth?

Of course you can. Braces have nothing to do with the "color/brightness" of your teeth. Braces are used to straighten teeth. If it is, in your finding, that drinking coffee has discolored your teeth, then he or she (your dentist) can apply a "whitener" to your teeth, regardless of braces. Regards


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.


What do dentists do when you get braces and you still have baby teeth?

They don't put braces they wait for the baby teeth to fall out and if the adult teeth come in wrong then they put braces.


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

You want all of your teeth to have fallen out that way your adult teeth are in and you do not have to worry about losing teeth will you have braces.


Do you have to have braces if you have bad teeth?

yes you have to have braces on if your teeth are bad or less your teeth will move alone and your mouth will be weird


Removing teeth before or after putting braces?

You get your teeth removed before braces are put on.


Are your teeth stained after your braces come off?

Your teeth do not get stained after your braces come off.


Can you have braces on the top only?

No you can't just have braces on your top teeth you can have them on your bottom teeth to.


Can i get braces for gaps in some teeth?

Braces are often used to remove gaps in teeth.


How bad to your teeth have to be for you to get braces?

your teeth must be not in its correct spot if your teeth are good then do not put on braces or less your teeth will be so bad than it was


Can you put braces if you have jacket teeth?

You can get braces for any type of teeth that you may have. A dentist will be able to let you know if you are able to get braces.


Why the heck do you have braces?

you have braces to straighten ur teeth.


Do fake teeth braces exist?

Braces for dentures? No, they do not.


Will you get braces?

you can get braces if you are a gap in your teeth or a underbit or a overbit


What do you get braces for?

braces on your teeth are in order to straighten them to everyone


Do your teeth get bigger with braces?

No, your teeth get straighter.


Do you have to have braces or can you just have a retainer?

Braces are designed to move your teeth into better alignment. A retainer is designed to keep your teeth in their current position following braces. If your teeth are where you want them to be, you do not need braces or a retainer. If they are not, you will need to have them moved with braces followed by a retainer to hold them in place.


Do braces hurt when they are being placed on your teeth?

Having braces placed on your teeth does not hurt. As they braces are adjusted periodically, your mouth can be uncomfortable, but tolerable.


How old you have to be to get braces on your teeth?

You can be any age as long as you have all your adult teeth, or if your dentist feels it is appropriate to put braces on your teeth.