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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Support: Medical braces support joints, backs, necks, etc. that need extra support. Dental braces are stainless steel or ceramic handles on the teeth allowing ... Read More
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Dr. Perry Opin
59 years experience Orthodontics
Braces Are: Braces can be divided into fixed, metal and clear and removable "appliances". In fact, orthodontic braces are handles that deliver forces to the tee ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Meng Syn
Dr. Meng Syn answered
38 years experience Dentistry
Dental Braces?: Orthodontics is usually an elective proceedure however there are certain pre-existing conditions in which braces may improve the quality of your life. ... Read More
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Ask an orthodontist: If teeth and jaws don't mesh properly they don't function properly, wear prematurely, and can cause damage to supporting bone, jaw muscles, and the ja ... Read More
Dr. Gabriel Malouf
Specializes in Dentistry
Probably...: For most people, teeth come into the mouth slightly (or more than slightly) crooked. Dentists & orthodontists often recommend braces to move them to a ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. SG Erman
Dr. SG Erman answered
35 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: There are a few cases of gum disease that could prevent getting braces, as well as some allergies to certain componennts, but basically anyone with t ... Read More
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Dr. Shawn Murray
15 years experience Dentistry
Braces: There can be some limitations to who can get braces but most people who want a better smile. The limitations are based on health of the gums and bone ... Read More
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
A qualified yes: The only limitation to braces applied by a qualified orthodontic specialist is health. In the absence of limiting systemic disease, as long as the te ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
How expensive?: How complex is your malocclusion? Is it dental, skeletal, or both? Do you have crowding, spacing, overbite, crossbite, underbite, rotations, missing ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Eckelson
50 years experience Dentistry
Yes: How and by who is the question. One should go back to the office where the appliances were delivered and ask for their removal. If one has moved to an ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Same way...: Same way two porcupines make love, very carefully. In all seriousness the answer to your question is plastic. The orthodontist uses a partially fill ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Anyone: Anyone w a malocclusion (bad bite) should have a consultation (usually free) with an Orthodontic Specialist. 1st Orthodontic examination should coinc ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Scratch: Keep the wound clean,dry and apply an antibacterial ointment like bacitracin. Observe for spreading redness which would indicate infection. If you've ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
The don't: Braces improve your smile. They allow your teeth to be moved into the best functional and esthetic positions. Not cleaning your braces, or eating ha ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
36 years experience Dentistry
Things to help: Some discomfort is very common with braces. Ibuprophen or tylenol (acetaminophen) can be used to ease the pain. Wax placed on the wire that is irr ... Read More

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