Why is tooth gap returning and how do I stop it?
I had 3-4 years of braces, 1-2 years of expander and a retainer. I used retainer for 0.5-1 year before stopping (I was a stupid preteen).
Now I’m 20 and almost 21. I’ve noticed my tooth gap is returning and getting bigger quickly. At first it was slight for about a year and now it was only a few weeks until it got a bit bigger. It’s as big as like..a thicker piece of lead probably. I can see my tongue behind it and the gums in between my teeth now. But it isn’t HUGE.
Before braces I could fit a straw in between it without the straw bending at all.
Will it get THAT big again? Or is it normal for it to get a little gap again?
How do I stop it too? I’m way too poor to do braces or Invisalign.
- Pearl LLv 74 weeks ago
i would talk to your dentist about it