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Retainers Caused Severe Gum Recession On Eye Teeth
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
I know tongue thrusting against teeth causes tooth movement, will tongue thrusting against the gum just behind incisors cause tooth/ bone movement?
Can your enamel wear thin on teeth due to grinding on a invisalign type of retainer.I already have thin tooth enamel due to severe grinding&clenching?
Impacted wisdom tooth.How do I know if it's overcrowding my front teeth?Does crowding of teeth cause pain?Can overcrowdin be fixed by braces later?
Wisdom Teeth: It's controversial whether impacted wisdom teeth cause crowding or not. If you have pain, it's possible the wisdom teeth are the cause. Overcrowding can certainly be helped with braces, the best thing would be visit a dentist to check on the wisdom teeth and to see what the cause of pain is. They can also give their opinion of braces, it's almost always better to treat crowding earlier. ...Read more
I have mild gum recession on both upper canines. Dentist recommends putting filling into the notches to protect further recession. Is this common?
Gum recession: Mild gum recession may just be your side of normal.! you may be an agressve brusher! a gum graft or filling are both answers but may be the wrong treatment plan ! canines tend to have more recession because of the position in the mouth . this is helpful but a hands on second opinion is in order ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
3 wisdom tooth extractrd and a molar tooth bone grafted also 6 weeks ago. Can flossing shift teeth positions?
Periodontal disease: Floss carefully several times/day. Rinse with half-strength hydrogen peroxide. Get a Water Pik, and use it every day. CoQ10 orally, and perhaps gently brushed into the gums may help. Also, use Xylitol mints, make a solution with Xylitol, or you can even brush with Xylitol (it kills bacteria). If the condition doesn't get better in a week or so, see a dental hygienist or dentist ...Read more
Will health insurance (not dental) cover poorly placed veneers? Causes migraines, tmj, teeth grinding, and overbite. Also bad discoloration.
Protruding teeth: This would be determined by the orthodontist. It would depend on your bite, on the position of all of the other teeth, the amount and condition of the bone, and whether there is enough room to move the teeth into alignment. Your orthodontist will use models and x-rays to do a space analysis. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Yes it can: The chewing surface of front teeth can become chipped, worn or damaged as the result of excessive wear, malocclusion, para functional habits, bruxism (grinding), bulimia, erosion, chemical food damage (lemons, limes, etc) and other reasons. These things can expose dentin. Front teeth are extremely important for proper function. See your dentist to evaluate & determine an appropriate treatment plan. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My gum has separated from my tooth after wisdom teeth extraction. How do they treat receding gums?
Can biting down clenching chewing TMJ cause premolars molars except last to turn and lean inwards. Avoid use front teeth because bonding.Roots anglein?
Can teeth extracted in teens cause nerve damage in 40s? Teeth surrounding extracted teeth on one side throb/ache periodically, worse during migraine.
It is not possible: This is a facial migraine. Unfortunately, because of a lack of knowledge about facial migraine, many patients are seen by a number of clinicians before being diagnosed with the problem. They often undergo dental treatments such as endodontic therapy, apicoectomy and even extraction in a vain attempt to relieve the pain. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
When I got braces, ortho put glue on bottom molars to prevent teeth from touching(occlusal bonding).Will this cause excess eruption of my front teeth?
No: Bite turbos are for temporary dos articulation, preventing you from knocking your new brackets off as your teeth begin to level and align. Extrusion of front teeth prevented by bracket placement and wire activity. Your Orthodontic Specialist would be glad to answer questions like this for you. ...Read more
See a dentist: Better flossing is always the gold standard for great oral care. Now, can increased flossing result in gums growing back? It all depends on how much gum tissue has receded and how much of the tooth shows. You should see a dentist to get an evaluation of your teeth, then he can discuss ways to get your gums to look the best way they can. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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