My two front teeth aren't the same size?

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chrislee
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My two front teeth aren't the same size?

#1 Post by chrislee »

I got my braces January 4th, 2016. today is January 15th. After looking in the mirror today, I noticed that my front teeth weren't the same size anymore. my right front tooth is now shorter than the left front. not only this, there is a slight, but not very noticeable gap between now. I'm thinking that this movement is part of the process(I hope). I have Damon braces if that has to do with anything. thank you so much for your time!

mattt
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Re: My two front teeth aren't the same size?

#2 Post by mattt »

They will probably shave one down when you get them off if it doesn't get better with time

lmk
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Re: My two front teeth aren't the same size?

#3 Post by lmk »

I had that happen to my two front teeth also, I'm thinking it's kinda common. So my ortho put a bend in the wire to bring the shorter one down a bit to match the other one. I'm still going to need a little contouring in the end to make it perfect though. But I suggest mentioning it to your ortho at your next adjustment so it can be addressed at some point.

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Nozzelnut
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Re: My two front teeth aren't the same size?

#4 Post by Nozzelnut »

You're 2 weeks in to a treatment process that can take years. There's plenty of time to fix that. Mention your concerns to your ortho and things will be ok.
Round 3 (lifetime) Damon stainless applied 3/16/20 (after 4 weeks attempting invisalign)
Upper ceramics 5/21/14, Lower stainless 5/28/14
Double jaw surgery was 6/18/15. Estimated time Jan 2016; still on at my 2 year anniversary...
Braces removed 7/20/18; upper and lower Hawley and Essix retainers with bonded lower too.
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