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Question:
While in braces treatment, my molar teeth that held my last bracket appear to have moved inward.

Is that supposed to happen? It's quite uncomfortable and I am pretty scared now. ...Visitor from Malaysia

Answer:
Molar teeth shouldn't move as you describe.

It could be caused by tooth roots that are too short... or over tightening of the braces.

Talk to your care provider about making your treatment "less aggressive"

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