Should I be concerned about a back molar rotating late in orthodontic treatment? (photo)

I've had braces for 14 months. Since my last adjustment about a month ago, I've noticed that my back molar has begun to rotate a bit. Is this a cause for concern so close to the end of my treatment?

Should I be concerned about a back molar rotating late in orthodontic treatment? (photo) 5c84c8f83b11435a2c44ab63

Hi there,

Not to worry, as long as your braces are still on, your orthodontist or dentist will be able to realign the molar for you pretty easily. From the image, the rotation looks rather mild and should be easily corrected. Do let your orthodontist know, perhaps he/she is working on other areas first and intends to align the molar soon. 

Hope this helps.

Warm regards,

Dr Geraldine Lee

Orthodontist


Dr Geraldine Lee
BDS, MDS, MOrth, RCS, FAMS

The Orthodontic Clinic

9 Scotts Road
Pacific Plaza
#08-02/03
Singapore 228210


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