What is the Recommended Duration for Retainer Wear?
Optimally, you will wear your retainers for the rest of your life. The job of the retainer is to keep your teeth in a proper position.
Without a retainer, the teeth will move back into an incorrect position and you will once more require orthodontic treatment.
More Braces Video FAQS
Can I Get an Implant With Braces?
The answer is yes, you can. Some patients that come to us are missing teeth or have lost some teeth with space in their mouths. Sometimes with braces
Why is the Glue Around My Braces Turning Yellow?
Sometimes patients with braces notice that the glue affixing the brackets to their teeth is slightly yellow. In this video, Diamond Braces orthodontist Dr. Muhammad Abey explains why this might be happening.
Do Ceramic Braces Stain?
Many patients opt for ceramic braces because of their discreet appearance that blends in with the teeth. Clear braces provide all the speed and effectiveness of metal braces, but with minimal disruption to your smile.
Do Invisalign Refinements Cost Extra?
After your Invisalign treatment is complete, your orthodontist might do some additional refining to get your smile just right. Generally, this is included in costs related to your Invisalign treatment.
Can You Get Your Teeth Cleaned While Wearing Braces?
Can you get your teeth cleaned while you have your braces on? Not only can you – you have to! The absolute most important thing you can do to achieve straight teeth and a beautiful, healthy smile is to take good care of your teeth during your treatment. That means brushing, flossing, and visiting the dentist regularly through your treatment.
How Can I Brush My Teeth With Braces?
The most important thing aspect to keep in mind when brushing with braces is to spend enough time doing it — a minimum of 2 minutes two to three time
Can I Have Braces While Pregnant?
The answer is yes, it’s ok. However, there are a few things to watch out for. While pregnant, your gums can get even more inflamed than usual due
Why Do I Need Retainers After Braces?
Yes, you need to wear retainers after removing braces. Without retainers, your teeth will start moving back to an incorrect position. v
Can You Wear Braces with Crowns?
Some patients come into the Diamond Braces office wanting orthodontic care but are worried about whether braces work with their dental crowns. Diamon
Can Braces Cause Bad Breath?
Nobody likes bad breath, but are your braces to blame? Not exactly.
How Visible Are Ceramic Braces?
Ceramic braces are a less conspicuous treatment option when compared to metal braces. You can see metal braces on teeth just as you can see on the mo