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Dental implants vs braces

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 51 years experience
Implant ; braces: Anything other than basic treatment (fillings and cleanings) should wait until after orthodontic treatment is completed. The position an implant is ... Read More
Dr. Manami Yamaguchi
Dentistry 25 years experience
Implant won't move: Unlike teeth, implants do not move even with braces. So the first thing is to have a final treatment plan as to where your teeth need to be moved, and... Read More
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Discuss: discuss this with Orthodontic Specialist. Sometimes implant used as source of anchorage to facilitate tooth movement. More often, however, best to f... Read More

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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Yes: If your braces treatment was done by a specialist Orthodontist, he/she created the best possible platform on which the Restorative Dentist can now do ... Read More
Dr. Andres Carbunaru
Prosthodontics 24 years experience
Yes: Always wear a retainer ( otherwise your teeth will shift). Get a consultation with a Prosthodontist, he will help you with the overall treatment plan ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 54 years experience
Dental Implants: The answer to your question is best answered by the dentist(s) who are actually treating you and are aware of exactly what they plan for you.
Dr. Sam Markzar
Periodontics 27 years experience
Many positive things: When implants are done properly, ...Meaning thoroughly planned using all diagnostic and planning tools such as ct scan and models with collaboration ... Read More
Dr. I. Jay Freedman
Dentistry 43 years experience
Simple and painless : Dental implants are routine and a specialist can place them with ease and without significant trauma. The most difficult part is waiting for your fina... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sam Markzar
Periodontics 27 years experience
3 simple steps: 1) diagnostic phase, 2) surgical phase ; 3) restorative phase . Diagnostic steps should start with thorough oral examination ; 3-d ct scan. Surgical ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
They're great: Provide you with the best means of replacing missing teeth, and are the closest Dentistry has come to providing a tooth-like substitute. As long as y... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
Bone grafting: You need a good quality and quantity of bone suitable for placement of dental implants. Today, implant dentistry offers the ability to grow bone wher... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Dental implants: If your son is healthy, has adequate bone, and strong teeth next to the missing tooth, then he should be able to have an implant placed.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 54 years experience
Mx and implants: I see no reason not but discuss this with the dentist who will be placing the dental implant.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Husam Bezreh
Specializes in Periodontics
IT varies: It depends on the location of the implant and whether it has a tooth on it or not. Definitely not in the first two weeks to minimize the chance of in... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Quite different: A veneer is a thin covering that is placed on the outer surface of a natural tooth to change the appearance of that tooth. A dental implant is a titan... Read More

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