It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....

Dental Health Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 07-01-2006, 09:26 PM   #1
Junior Member
Join Date: Mar 2005
Posts: 48
SRT2 HB User
Braces with loose brackets

My daughter had braces put on last Thursday. A couple of hours after
we got back home one of the brackets came loose. We went back to
the ortho and he re-cemented it. Now, Saturday night another bracket
is loose. The looseness was not caused by biting on anything hard or sticky. Is it normal to have brackets detach like this? I was surprised that the cement has not bonded better.

Last edited by SRT2; 07-01-2006 at 09:49 PM.

Sponsors Lightbulb
Old 07-02-2006, 11:59 AM   #2
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Montreal
Posts: 106
JenniferE HB User
Re: Braces with loose brackets

This can happen. If she was careful with what she ate, then it sounds as though it's due to the cement not bonding properly. Sometimes the brackets can become loose simply by pressure from another tooth. Ask the orthodontist if these are high stress areas. If the brackets are just popping off on random teeth and she followed the rules with what to eat and not eat and brushing, then it's more than likely the cement.

Sponsors Lightbulb
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
speed braces, Damon brackets, fast braces? openthegap Dental Health 5 06-28-2009 10:30 PM
Invisilign Braces Beth22731 Dental Health 159 01-06-2009 05:39 PM
Brackets for braces jmgriffin1 Dental Health 2 06-15-2007 09:20 AM
question about braces tori13 Dental Health 4 12-22-2006 02:11 PM
Braces and military girl_with_a_bob Dental Health 299 10-20-2006 06:12 AM

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 12:28 AM.

Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2015 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!