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What Can I Do To Make My Teeth Even
Dental Rx: Two solutions. The best solution is to have your teeth straightened...see a qualified orthodontic Specialist for initial exam (usually no charge or low fee) to determine severity and treatment scenario. Another solution is to reshape the teeth. See your General Dentist to determine if recontouring, bonding, veneers, or crowns are viable options. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
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
Whiten/Other methods: 1) meticulous oral hygiene: floss well once daily ; brush after each meal 3x daily. 2) regular hygiene visit: visit dentist regularly as prescribed. 3) professional whitening: professional whitening is the safest, most economical way to whiten in a long-run. 4) other methods: if your own teeth do not get bright enough with above, either veneers or crowns may be your choice. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Whiter teeth: The most effective way to whiten teeth is the system offered by your dentist. This may consist of in-office or at home whitening, or a combination of the two. Before you begin, to be most effective, you should have any needed restorative treatment completed on the teeth to be whitened. Once the whitening is completed you may need to replace fillings due to color differences. ...Read more
Many options: There are many options available. Make sure your teeth are clean before you start. You can try otc products commonly available in a pharmacy, but the techniques available in a dental office are much faster and more effective. Make sure your teeth are healthy before you do anything. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Teeth whitening: The place to start is by seeing your dentist and find out what the options are. There are several options used to lighten teeth and the system chooses depends on the initial health of your teet, how much change you want and how soon you want it done. If you are a smoker you need to stop. Decrease coffee, tea and red wine. ...Read more
Depends: If your teeth are intact without major restoration, in-office with take home tray teeth whitening is the non-invasive choice, so long as your teeth are healthy ; clean. If your teeth currently are not very dark, then try crest whitestrips or kao sheer white to attain good results. See your dentist who will perform a thorough evaluation and discuss what are your best treatment options. ...Read more
Yes!: Braces discomfort can be controlled very well with Ibuprofen products (advil). Taken 2-4 at a time, very effective. You were given wax to place on any braces that may rub your cheeks to prevent a sore and promote a callus to form. One last thing: acceledent is a new adjunct that reduces discomfort and speeds up treatment. Ask your orthodontist about it. ...Read more
Bleaching: Whitening toothpaste can help reduce stains (coffee, tea, tobacco) on the outside of teeth. But, to really whiten teeth, there are three different types of 'bleaching': 1. Over-the-counter = crest whitestrips. 2. Trays that hold bleaching gel against the teeth, and 3. In-(dental)office bleaching. All three types of whitening are effective. The faster the effects, the more expensive. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hydrate & check meds: Try to keep your body hydrated with extra water. You may be a mouth breather (especially if nose is clogged) and should use a nightly ointment like biotene moisturizer. Also some medications can make your mouth dry and cause your tongue to be raw so check with your physician. If you are brushing your tongue then be gentle. Certain foods like tropical fruit can cause this as well as nicotine. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can you tell me what to do if i need them cause I have an impacted canine and a narrow palate. What are some things I should do before i get braces on?
What to do: It's very simple. First, find the best orthodontist in your area through recommendations of trusted individuals. Second, understand your options and what is planned and why. Third, if necessary go for a second and even third opinion with other orthodontists. Finally, go ahead with treatment with the doctor whom you trust the most and who makes the most sense in what he\she is recommending. ...Read more
Start: Start with a trip to your Dentist to have your teeth examined for cavities, fractures, damage to gums and underlying bone, as well as having your occlusion checked. Once tooth enamel is formed there is little you can do, other than fluoride, to change the integrity of the tooth enamel. The fracture is a sign that you should see Dentist ASAP. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A lot of options: You can first try staying out of the sun as often as possible, always wear sunscreen, don't smoke, get a good amount of sleep, sleep on your back, try not to squint, if you need reading glasses get some, don't over-wash your face, use a moisturizer, lay off the coffee and try cocoa instead, and eat healthier foods. I hope this helped :]. ...Read more
Many things: The most important treatment for allergies is to avoid the trigger if possible. Second line treatment is medications--there are both over the counter and prescription medications that can help. For environmental allergies and asthma triggered by allergies, allergen immunotherapy (allergy shots) are the most effective long term treatment currently available. They are inconvenient, but worth it! ...Read more
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