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braces with missing teeth

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Eltzroth
22 years experience Dentistry
Can close spaces: Yes, braces can often close a space where you have a missing tooth.
Dr. Mark Venincasa
34 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Wonderfully...: It is important that your orthodontist and dentist work together to make a plan that will create the final result desired. At times the missing teeth ... Read More
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Dr. Fernando Juliao
29 years experience Dentistry
Yes!: Unfortunately I do not know which teeth are missing; but braces can either close the spaces, or they can open the spaces to allow replacement of the m ... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience Prosthodontics
Absolutely: Yes, you can. The only problem can be if there are not enough teeth in the back to get anchorage. But, tads or implants can be placed to provide this ... Read More
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Dr. John Comisi
37 years experience Dentistry
It depends: It depends on how many missing teeth and where they are missing. I would suggest that you have a consultation with a dentist or orthodontist to get an ... Read More
Dr. Debra Haselton
26 years experience Prosthodontics
It is quite possible: Typically one must have teeth in the back of the jaw to help anchor braces. However, with today's technology, it is often possible to use small device ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Consult in order: We can't give you a simple answer with this type of forum. You have multiple dental problems and this requires you to see a dentist for a consultation ... Read More
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Dr. Kyle Shank
12 years experience Dentistry
See a dentist!: I'm going to agree with the previous answer. There really are a lot of factors that go into making the best decision here. As a rule of thumb, most ... Read More
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Dr. Ronald Achong
17 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Depends: It depends on the amount of crowding of the teeth that is present and your upper and lower jaw relationship. Braces is a possibility and a bridge is ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Certainly: Of course. It doesn't matter how many teeth you have or are missing. However, make sure your teeth and gums are healthy before you consider having t ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Many: Spaces between teeth = diastemas. Congenitally missing teeth = partial annodontia. Extracted teeth = mutilated dentition. Bad bite = malocclusion. ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
IDK: I've never heard of anything like that. Please post it if\when you find out.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Yup: To have teeth replaced by a removable partial denture you'll have to be seen by a dentist. The abutment teeth will need to be restored and have any pe ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
RPD: A removable partial denture, in and of itself is dental work. You will also need to treat any periodontal problems and cavities. Hopeless teeth will a ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Sunwoo
14 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Missing Teeth: Replacing missing teeth usually adds positive changes to your face. Edentulous areas can age the face, and rebuilding lost bone and replacing missing ... Read More

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