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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Diagnostic eval'tion: A lot depends upon whether or not all your teeth are smaller than average or just some teeth. We really can't give you an accurate answer without at ... Read More

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Depends: Retainers "retain, " they hold teeth where they are, that said, there are removable appliances that can reposition moderately malposed teeth. The que ... Read More
Dr. James Donley
53 years experience Dentistry
No: A retainer is an appliance that holds teeth in their new position after braces. There are other appliances that may, but they will usually need brace ... Read More
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Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
No but: There are other methods and appliances that can. However, you need to see your dentist and discuss what options would be most appropriate for your par ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
See your dentist who: Can go over your treatment options with you after actually examining you along with taking some diagnostic x-rays. Composite bonding? Veneers? Orthod ... Read More
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Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Separate problems: Two separate problems. See your dentist to assess gap. options are crowns vs braces. For persistent jaw pain, ask dentist also. If jaw joint (TMJ) pai ... Read More
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Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience Prosthodontics
Compound problem: See your Dentist for these 2 things , which may be related. The gap at your age may be due to muscle pull in between them, tongue thrust, periodontal ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
18 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Hard to say exactly what way..Without looking at it.However gaps can be fixed .. Lots of different options are available..Depending where..Or is it be ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Where is the gap ?: Front teeth? Lateral teeth ? Posterior teeth? What type of bite do you have? Do you have gum disease? Did the gap form later in life or is it her ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
21 years experience Dentistry
Gaps between teeth: Bonding, but it may not last and can discolor over time. Veneers or invisalign are better options if you can afford it. It may be quicker and cheaper ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harry Ringer
24 years experience Dentistry
Gaps: There are multiple ways to fix this. Orthodontics involves no tooth preparation but does not change the tooth itself, ie color, condition, etc. Bondin ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Orthodontics: Orthodontics is a good place to start. Go for a consult and see if the treatment is right for you. Minor bonding may also be a solution. Discuss with ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Earl Sandroff
42 years experience Dentistry
A few things.: To fix the gap between your front teeth can be fixed with braces, composite fillings to close the gap, veneers on your front teeth or crowns on the te ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kim Capehart
19 years experience Dentistry
Orthodontist: An overbite can be fixed with orthodontics and regarding not closing the gap between the teeth, i'm sure the orthodontist can do that but you need to ... Read More

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