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what is crowded teeth

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Achong
18 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Many ways: Depends on how severe the crowding is. Treatments can range from braces, bridges, crowns, invisilign or even jaw surgery. Sometimes crowding can ... Read More
Dr. Alexandra Jaquery
14 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
With braces: Orthodontics is the specialty that measures the size of your teeth with the size of your jaws and proportionally puts them together, fitting it into y ... Read More
Dr. Hans Reinemer
34 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
Orthodontist: Crowded teeth may be an issue for several reasons. Most people think only of the cosmetic aspects of crowding. However, crowding may lead to difficu ... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
39 years experience Dentistry
Best: And least invasive least expensive over your life time is to have them straightened by an orthodontist.
Dr. Neil McLeod
49 years experience Prosthodontics
There's a few ways: Crowded teeth that are otherwise healthy, can be straightened with either fixed or removable orthodontics, another solution for seriously crowded teet ... Read More
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Dr. Harry Aronowitz
44 years experience Orthodontics
Basically 3 options.: Sometimes minor crowding can be resolved by expansion, or by enlarging the arch of your teeth. Another option for minor crowding is reducing the size ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Crowded Teeth: Dental crowding results from a discrepancy between tooth size and jaw size. This results in a misalignment of the teeth which is often corrected with ... Read More
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Crowded teeth: Teeth with insufficient bone support, or teeth that are malposed/rotated/torqued/tipped. Makes it harder to brush/floss. Wear unevenly. More diffic ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Create Space: When orthodontists assess a case, they look at the arch size, tooth sizes, lip support, profile, etc. If you have very crowded teeth, it means you pro ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Comer
36 years experience Dentistry
No: Spacers are used to make space to place bands during orthodontics. So no spacers will do nothing to help crowded teeth.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Naina BatishNainaB
32 years experience Pediatrics
Brush and floss: Brush using a soft toothbrush at least 3 times a day, chew a sugarless gum and try to floss.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Hoffman
30 years experience Orthodontics
Orthodontics: "overbites" and "crowded teeth" are examples of malocclusions that orthodontists see each and every day in their practices. If the overbite and crowde ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
41 years experience Dentistry
No: There is some getting used to with your speech and adapting involved with eating at first for the first couple weeks and afterward, you will not even ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. steven Present
43 years experience Dentistry
See an orthodontist: The crowding if the lateral incisors are usually a sign of a more involved orthodontic problem. Best bet is to consult an orthodontist.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Sorry, can't tell: You're asking such a broad, open ended question. How much is crowded? Are you having orthodontia? The best answer to your question will be given to yo ... Read More

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