Doctor Q&A for Dr. Ryan Tamburrino

A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Tamburrino
Specializes in Orthodontics
Likely...: The tooth is likely loose because retainer is making it move back into position...This is how teeth moved with braces as well, but you didn't realize ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Tamburrino
Specializes in Orthodontics
No difference: Either appliance will move the teeth and every person's reaction/tolerance to teeth moving is unique. However, the movements with both are gradual a ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Ryan Tamburrino
Specializes in Orthodontics
If : If you did not have discomfort prior to getting the nightguard and are having soreness now, then you should go back to whomever made you the nightguar ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Ryan Tamburrino
Specializes in Orthodontics
It : It completely depends on your desires and your provider's explanation once you speak with them. Each office's fees are different as well as the quali ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Ryan Tamburrino
Specializes in Orthodontics
Depending : Depending on your needs, other alternatives to "full" braces are limited treatment for just cosmetic alignment of a few teeth, or using clear braces o ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Ryan Tamburrino
Specializes in Orthodontics
If : If your jaw is clicking and popping then yes there is altered function in the temporomandibular joint (tmj). Without examining you or having any othe ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Ryan Tamburrino
Specializes in Orthodontics
If : If a palatal expander is used, you will have to turn a small screw that will gently widen the upper jaw. Once the turning is completed, the expander ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Ryan Tamburrino
Specializes in Orthodontics
I : I would suggest if you are unclear as to why your dentist made the recommendation, you should go back and ask. At that point they may show you somet ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Ryan Tamburrino
Specializes in Orthodontics
I : I will concur that dr. Davantzis' explanation is more than excellent. I, too, have the same conversation with many patients quite frequently. Unless ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Ryan Tamburrino
Specializes in Orthodontics
The : The purpose of any brace or brace system is to provide a way to transmit the force from the wire to the teeth. Whether one type of brace vs. Another ... Read More
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