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Gap after braces
Hi i had braces for a year and retainers for a year its been a month i stopped using retainer now again i could see a small gap in my front teeth wanted to know it is because of gum or i got gap again pls check
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This can happen. If you already wore the retainer Full time well for year. You just need to continue the retainers at night. And this will close. But if you have not been regularly wearing retainer in last one year. Speak with your Orthodontist. Discuss this habit.  Hope this helped.
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If you've noticed a small gap in your front teeth after having braces and using retainers, there could be a few reasons for this. It's important to consult with your orthodontist to determine the exact cause and receive appropriate guidance. Possible reasons for the gap: Relapse: Sometimes, teeth can shift slightly after braces and retainers are discontinued. This is known as relapse. Your orthodontist will be able to assess the extent of the relapse and recommend the best course of action. Gum Tissue: Gum tissue changes can sometimes make a gap appear more noticeable. However, gum tissue itself wouldn't typically create a gap between teeth. Retainer Use: If you've stopped using your retainer, this could contribute to the gap reappearing. It's important to follow your orthodontist's instructions for retainer wear to maintain the alignment achieved with braces. To address this issue: Consult Your Orthodontist: Schedule an appointment with your orthodontist to discuss the gap and determine the cause. They can provide a professional assessment and recommend appropriate steps. Retainer Use: If the gap is due to not wearing your retainer as instructed, your orthodontist might recommend resuming retainer use. They might also adjust or create a new retainer to ensure proper alignment. Treatment Options: Depending on the extent of the gap, your orthodontist might suggest additional treatment, such as wearing the retainer more frequently, minor adjustments, or other solutions. Remember, only a professional assessment by your orthodontist can accurately diagnose the issue and recommend the best solution.
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Hello Retention of orthodontic treatment is more important than its outcome. You will have to continue wearing your retainers for longer time.
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Visit your orthodontist once.
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Hello  U have to wear retainer for long time and   have to check if thr s high frenum attachment.bcz in some pt if thr is high frenum attachment thn also this type of problem occur
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Hello please check the frenal attachment if its there you have to remove it and you have to continue the retainer
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visit the dentist who have done your orthodontic treatment for proper treatment planing
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You need to continue using retainer for a longer time if the gap was not present earlier and re-appeared after discontinuing retainer. Also, check for high frenal attachment in the area.
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Plz get in touch with your treating orthodontist. He/she can best judge your case and provide a remedy
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Please check your Frenal attachment, it may have to be removed. Retainers have to be worn for life
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Go in for Retreatment
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Hi, If this gap has developed suddenly, you need to meet your dentist again for correction.
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