How to fix crooked teeth and gaps that remain even after completing braces treatment? (photos)Braces & Invisalign Cosmetic Dentistry
Your upper front teeth appear to be straight but the edges are not even. This may give rise to the perception that the teeth are not straight EVEN if the root axes (how the roots appear on xray, and correctly placed braces will tend to make the roots of your teeth parallel) have been properly aligned. This is usually diagnosed pre-treatment. When you have crowding, the edges of the teeth tend to wear down in an irregular way but this may not be obvious when the teeth have not yet been straightened out. You may choose to either accept this irregular appearance or even out the edges by polishing (enameloplasty) or adding to the worn down edges.
From the photos, I can see that the lower front teeth still appear to be slightly crooked. I don't see any gaps, unless they are present further back.
I feel that you would benefit from either:
1) Restarting a short course of braces to finish and detail the final tooth positions.
2) Changing to Invisalign, which will do the same thing as braces but is more costly.
3) Accept the lower alignment and try to improve the appearance of the upper front teeth with edge bonding, enameloplasty or veneers.
An Orthodontist's Complete Guide To Braces For Children (2019)
When should my child put on braces? What does my child need braces for? Is there anything that can be done to prevent my child from needing braces? I...READ MORE
How To Straighten Teeth: Five Ways To Correct Dental Crowding With Invisalign
With so many people opting for clear aligners for tooth straightening throughout Singapore, it is evident that Invisalign has long been an effective...READ MORE