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How long I’m a supposed to be keeping expanders in my mouth

I’ve had braces for about almost 2 years now I got them on July 20th 2017 and I got my expanders in August 2017. Since I had them it’s been nothing but pain to me with it creating a gap in my teeth which causes me to have low self esteem in my appearance because of my smile.Im not sure when I’ll get the expanders off whenever I bring it up at my orthodontist place they just keeps say o well you’ll get them off soon .And I’m not really understanding standing it because when I look...

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Will I need retainers after Wisdom tooth extraction?

I have never had braces or any other device before. My wisdom teeth (below) have been coming in for a bit but the left one is at an angle. This causes me pain and pressure towards the front of my jaw as my teeth and being forced together and crowding. Will I need retainers after I remove the wisdom tooth?

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Lower Jaw moving backwards when sleeping

Starting last week I notice when I fall asleep and as my muscles relax I felt like my throat was being pushed in. Last night I just noticed its not my throat and its my I think lower jaw. It seems to move slowly backwards. I'm having a hard time sleeping. 2-3 hours at best before waking up. Everytime I swallow it seems to adjust my jaw back up. I think anyways lol. Do I need surgery?

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I have a horribly snagged tooth and I’m not sure if braces could fix it.

Hi. I’ve had my front tooth crooked since I was at the age of six. I have not been able to consult a dentist about this. Is it possible for me to get dental braces if my front tooth, right, is horribly snagged and crooked, facing outwards, an adult tooth, up to almost the roof to my gums, and much more higher than the other front tooth, left?

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Orthodontist took teeth impression 2 weeks after getting off braces

Will it affect the shape of my retainers/teeth if my ortho only molded my teeth for retainers 2 weeks after removing braces? Currently, there are small gaps in my teeth now and I'm worried it will affect my retainers. Two weeks before, my ortho already took a teeth impression right after removing braces, but due to holidays, they were not able to process it right away, and according to them, the essix retainer or the mold? shrunk. I'm suppose to have essix retainer by the way.

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