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Are Crowded Teeth A Health Risk Or Just Cosmetic Problem
Why do my crowded teeth hurt? My teeth have been crowded for years and all of a sudden they have started hurting and i get headaches and i've started having seeing problems. I also can't tilt my head in a certain direction otherwise i can't see. And i sud
May be coincidental: Crowded teeth will get more crowded w time, making it harder to clean. May have damage to bone/gums. May have worn or fractured teeth. So see your dentist and ask for referral to orthodontist to deal w malocclusion. There may be connection between malocclusion and headaches (tmj), but vision and postural problems are not due to crowding. So also see your physician. See both. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Due to rickets I have bow legs and crowded teeth? Is it possible I have another problem of bone such as rib cage. Now I am 2 yrs female.
I have crowded teeth in my upper jaw. Should i wear braces on both jaws if I have an overbite (60%)? I just want to fix the upper jaw for aesthetics and I have no money.
Get a consult: See an orthodontist to determine your options, costs and best way to correct the problem within your budget. Consider payment plans such as carecredit and the citihealth card. In most cases you have to coordinate both the upper and lower teeth in order to get the best result that will hold up over time. If your car has 4 shot tires, would you only get two replaced? See if you can work out a plan. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Get Ortho consult: The dental specialist that deals with tooth and jaw misalignment problems is the orthodontist, and there are many ways to uncrowd. Ask you dentist to refer you for a consultation with an orthodontic specialist. Working together, the orthodontist can create the best possible platform on which your dentist can do any required tooth reshaping. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have gap in between upper incisors due to my non-compliance with clip(given for crowded teeth&2 teeth removed) in childhood.Can it be corrected now?
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 of your teeth by shaving a tiny bit between your teeth. The third option is to remove some teeth when severe crowding is present. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 probably don't have enough room in your mouth for all of the teeth. Sometimes space can be created by expanding the arches, thinning the teeth by shaving them a bit, or moving them buccally. Each mouth is different, so your orthodontist knows best 4 u. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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