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can you get braces if you have a bridge

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Absolutely: A bridge can't be moved like a single tooth. Have teeth moved into ideal positions first. Then best possible bridge can be fabricated. Will work be ... Read More
Dr. Stuart Hoffman
29 years experience Orthodontics
Bridge before braces: MPaul. Always have the orthodontic specialist communicate with the restoring dentist prior to making that decision. I work with many restorative denti ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
For other teeth: Orthodontics cannot move teeth that are part of a fixed bridge. The other teeth can be moved orthodontically. You should discuss your particular situa ... 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 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Brace: An orthotic won't help with a foot drop as it is a device that runs under the foot. The brace part extends up the leg and hence can help lift up the f ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Owoc
18 years experience Prosthodontics
Depends: Depending on the space between the teeth and the position of the tooth roots, dental implants may or may not be an option. A dental bridge may also be ... Read More
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Dr. Elvira Callahan
27 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Yes: Yes you can use your old brace but this may not be enough
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Sheskier
38 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Yes plus: Bunion pain has several sources: 1. Rubbing directly against the shoe (get wider or softer shoe leather). 2. Arthritis in the joint (hallux rigidu ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Yes, but...: Depending on your malocclusion and how your qualified orthodontic specialist has to arrange teeth and jaws for best function, esthetics, and stability ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Brigham
50 years experience Orthodontics
Yes: It is possible to undergo orthodontic treatment, with either braces or invisalign, when a bridge is placed and the patient does not want it replaced. ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Dabney
40 years experience Orthodontics
Braces and bridgewor: Yes. Although your orthodontist may have trouble keeping the braces attached as it is challenging to keep braces glud to metal and/or porcelain.
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