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is it possible to wear braces even though i have a denture

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Eltzroth
22 years experience Dentistry
Full Denture?: If it is a full denture, you have no teeth to put braces on, definitely no. If it's a partial denture, also most likely no, but ask your dentist.

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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Probably: You'll need to consult with a local orthodontist to see if the partial would impede the movement of your remaining teeth in any way.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tien Ho
Dr. Tien Ho answered
30 years experience Prosthodontics
Not on the same arch: You can not have braces on the same arch if you wear partial denture because the denture will prevent the teeth from moving. If you teeth happened t ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dinh Bui
Dr. Dinh Bui answered
22 years experience Dentistry
Hard but possible: Malocclusion usually result in localized bone loss and ultimately toothloss in the area of occlusion. A partial denture then usually is made to accom ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Schneider
33 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
Yes: The alveolar bone of your jaws requires the roots of your teeth inorder to stat healthy. Once the teeth are lost the bone starts to dissovle away. O ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
See a dentist first: You need to get any an all cavities fixed before getting your braces, because any decay under the braces will make things much complicated.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Once the teeth are extracted, the remaining bone will atrophy over time. Ill fitting dentures will accelerate the process. There may come a point wher ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Schneider
33 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
That depends: I presume you are talking about a mouthguard, not an orthodontic retainer. If you have a well fitting partial denture and you have a custom mouthguar ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Usually: Contact wearers with high power needs are among the happiest as the correction is more comfortable with a wider field of vision than eyeglasses. Chec ... Read More
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Lederman
39 years experience Dentistry
Yes: A cross bite can be dealt with easily with a denture. The tooth position can be customized to match you other teeth. Better yet, full treatment can co ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Ayoub
17 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
No: Braces are used to align teeth dentures are used to replace teeth once they are pulled.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
38 years experience Dentistry
Yes and No: If the tooth dies violently with pain and possibly some swelling yes however many times teeth die quietly and you would never know unless it was found ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Yes: Retainers are made of plastic and metal. You can be allergic to one or the other. Additionally, improperly cleaned retainers can harbor microbes tha ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Grossman
43 years experience Endodontics
Not recommended.: Before braces are put on, you need to get an oral exam and make sure you are decay free.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dominick Curalli
19 years experience Dentistry
No: You should be numb if having a tooth out and pain should not be any more with braces than without. It is much more difficult for a dentist to remove ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Absolutely !: Speak to a local orthodontist to see what can be done for your malocclusion. The space can possibly be closed, but in certain situations the teeth are ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Donley
53 years experience Dentistry
Yes: When there is a crossbite, there is usually also crowding. Crowding makes oral hygiene more difficult leading to more decay and gum disease. With a cr ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Rutman
38 years experience Dentistry
Not recommended: You should have a mouthguard that is custom made by your dentist. If you get a "store bought" mouthguard, especially one that is made for someone wit ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arman Dayan
32 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Tough question: There are so many factors that need to be considered and a thorough exam would be needed. Sometimes overbites could be treated with braces (not invis ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Either but...: Tooth colored composite bonding can be used for either purpose (plus others). However, there needs to be enough biting clearance both in centric (norm ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Have it adjusted.: If this appliance was made by your dentist, it should have a really good fit and if not, have him/her adjust it so it does. If you are referring to a ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Lockhart
8 years experience Dentistry
Usually: Depending on what you describe as a false tooth, orthodontists can fabricate a plan which will take into account missing or false teeth.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
18 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Yes..May need to get wires off ..Which you canget id done by your ortho office and get it back after ttreatment.
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Dr. Steven Simon
37 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Liz franc pain: Injury to the forefoot will cause pain in high heels due to flexion at the MTP joints while wearing the shoes. You did not state what the injury was, ... Read More
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