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can i glue my plastic hardware on my dental wire back together

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Need adjustment: Retainers should fit well without denture adhesive. If they are not fitting properly, they are not working properly. Please return to your orthodont ... Read More
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience Prosthodontics
NO: See your dentist for adjustment. Adhesive is not good to use for anything. If retainers do not fit, you certainly do not want to hold them in the wron ... Read More
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
See an orthodontist: Any Orthodontist in the world can make a new set of retainers for you.

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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
No: A retainer, if worn as directed, prevents tooth movement. Clear plastic tray retainers are not really adjustable. Your teeth may have to be realigne ... Read More
Dr. Felicia Mata
24 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Retainer: If the relapse is merely mild, there's a chance that your retainer will still be effective. See your dentist because it is hard to give any recommend ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. John DeWolf
39 years experience Dentistry
Not directly: Caries is a result of bacterial activity and the resultant acid that activity produces. Poor oral hygiene and poor diet are directly contributory so i ... Read More
Dr. Howard Schneider
33 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
Indirectly, yes: Clear retainers have many advantages, but the down side is that they do not allow saliva to easily get under them and if you miss brushing a spot they ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience Prosthodontics
Safe: As long as you have one from your dentist that has been made in this country by a reputable lab, there should be no problems. Know where it was made a ... Read More
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Fluoridated water: The Fluoride that is added to public water supplies only does one thing. It becomes incorporated into developing teeth to make the enamel stronger ; l ... Read More
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Pope
44 years experience Dentistry
Kind of: I like a night guard that has a hard top(surface that faces the opposite teeth) and a softer material that rest on teeth that support the nightguard. ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Retainers: Nothing you would normally put in your mouth that is otherwise safe to you should effect your plastic retainers. Obviously, depending upon the type of ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jerry Brown
52 years experience Prosthodontics
Swallowed Plastic Pc: Good day; Let symptoms be your guide -- if your not having any pain or unusual symptoms from intestines; Piece of plastic fork should pass uneventfu ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Sampson
25 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
No: This could be done with orthodontic treatment or cosmetic dentistry. Plastic surgery will do nothing for the teeth.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Lockhart
8 years experience Dentistry
Oral surgery: Oral surgeons work in the mouth and can combine with orthodontists for surgical results for very misaligned and difficult occlussal problems.

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