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by Lizmarie
Thu Jan 14, 2016 3:42 am
Forum: The Naked Tooth (Retainers and Life After Braces)
Topic: How much did your teeth move after getting your braces off and wearing your retainer?
Replies: 22
Views: 16213

Re: How much did your teeth move after getting your braces off and wearing your retainer?

I would like to know how your teeth held since you had an overbite? I too had one and feel like about 2 months that it is coming back.
by Lizmarie
Sun Dec 06, 2015 3:40 pm
Forum: The Naked Tooth (Retainers and Life After Braces)
Topic: Permanent Retainer
Replies: 3
Views: 882

Permanent Retainer

I have a permanent retainer on top and bottom. I got used to the bottom after a couple of days but the top feels like there is pressure on those two teeth and especially when I take out the retainer. Has this happened to anyone else and does it go away. Braces have been off 4 weeks tomorrow.
by Lizmarie
Sat Dec 05, 2015 3:35 pm
Forum: The Naked Tooth (Retainers and Life After Braces)
Topic: Teeth hurt after braces removed?
Replies: 4
Views: 2247

Re: Teeth hurt after braces removed?

Thanks for the response. The hurting that I was having seemed to stop but if I go longer than 2 hours without my retainer my teeth start to ache. My orthodontist said that I only had to wear my retainers for 12 hours a day but seems like I have to wear them all the time so they don't hurt. This is s...
by Lizmarie
Mon Nov 30, 2015 2:23 pm
Forum: The Naked Tooth (Retainers and Life After Braces)
Topic: How much did your teeth move after getting your braces off and wearing your retainer?
Replies: 22
Views: 16213

Re: How much did your teeth move after getting your braces off and wearing your retainer?

My braces were removed 3 weeks ago and I have a permanent top and bottom retainer and I have the clear plastic for both. I was initially just told to wear them for 12 hours a piece but after complaining of my top two teeth hurting I was told to wear te too full time. I had an open bite and didn't wa...
by Lizmarie
Mon Nov 30, 2015 1:42 pm
Forum: The Naked Tooth (Retainers and Life After Braces)
Topic: Clear Retainer with Invisalign type attachment
Replies: 1
Views: 953

Re: Clear Retainer with Invisalign type attachment

I also had braces to straighten my teeth but mostly for my open bite. I'd didn't want to have surgery so my ortho told me should wouldn't be able get it perfect but it would look way better. It does look better but the first week my braces were off my front top teeth hurt and it has since subsided. ...
by Lizmarie
Mon Nov 16, 2015 5:50 pm
Forum: The Naked Tooth (Retainers and Life After Braces)
Topic: Teeth hurt after braces removed?
Replies: 4
Views: 2247

Teeth hurt after braces removed?

Did anyone's teeth hurt after braces were removed? It's been 1 week and my orthodontist assures me that my X-rays look great and no reason for them to hurt. She just told me to start wearing my retainer full time instead of 12 hours a day. Its my front top 2 teeth that hurt. It's not already consist...