You cant make them go away on your own, but our orthodontist can help you with options to resolve the problem. You can begin by cleaning your teeth thoroughly three times a day. Try a whitening toothpaste and mouthwash. You may find that this is enough to soften the effect of the stains on your teeth.
Can braces spots be removed?
The stains are usually white and theres often a slight indentation and roughness to the tooth. Although over time these spots fade slightly, the only way to remove them completely is through specialist treatment.
Are braces marks permanent?
Most visible of these are white stains, a common side-effect of braces that is often only discovered after their removal. These stains can be permanent if untreated, but there are ways to minimize the damage to your smile.
How do you get rid of yellow stains from braces?
Keeping your teeth white while wearing braces can be challenging. But with proper oral hygiene, its possible to reduce discoloration and staining. If mild discoloration occurs, using a whitening toothpaste or mouth rinse can lift surface stains.
Can you whiten teeth after braces?
After your braces are removed by Dr. Robert Marzban at Kingstowne Dental Specialists, we highly recommend teeth whitening if you have any stains or white spots. Our team can refer you to a local cosmetic dentist, or recommend products to use for at-home whitening, and ensure your smile looks its best.
Why do lips look bigger after braces?
Side note: If youre wearing traditional braces using a bracket and wire system, you may temporarily notice that your lips look bigger. This is due to the extra width created between your teeth and lips.
Do lips change after braces?
Yes, you may notice your lips look different after getting braces and other forms of orthodontic treatment. This is because the prominence or “fullness” of the lips is directly affected by the forward position and alignment of the front teeth.