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dental implants vs braces

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
50 years experience Dentistry
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

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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
37 years experience Dentistry
Ortho/DDS consult: Have your general dentist and orthodontist confer on a treatment plan.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
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.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sam Markzar
26 years experience Periodontics
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 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
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 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
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 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
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 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Mx and implants: I see no reason not but discuss this with the dentist who will be placing the dental implant.
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A 43-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
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
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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