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Braces Of Veneers And Lupus
Dental veneers (sometimes called porcelain veneers or dental porcelain laminates) are thin, custom-made shells of tooth-colored materials designed to cover the front surface of teeth. These shells are bonded to the front of the teeth changing their color, shape, size or length and resulting in an improved appearance. They can be made from porcelain or ...Read more
Quite a bit...: Veneers are like a thin, partial crown, that fit over individual teeth to make the teeth look straighter, perhaps longer and wider, and perhaps whiter. Braces are applied temporarily to align teeth to improve their function and alignment. It is possible that veneers may be needed following braces in some unique cases. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Thanks for reply on the veneers, d tooth isn't broken, decayed or anything it's just a smaller tooth next to d front tooth n dont think braces can hlp?
Many: Moderate to severe crowding or spacing, excessive vertical overbite or horizontal overjet, skeletal imbalance, and many other situations. See a fully qualified Orthodontist for initial examination (usually free) to discuss what Orthodontics can do for you. Often Orthodontist and Restorative Dentist work hand in hand to provide you with best possible care. Seek quality, not shortcuts. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Apples and oranges: All dental procedures have their respective indications. Implants to replace lost teeth and veneers to correct the shape, size color and to some extent position of the tooth (teeth). Orthodontics can often close the lost tooth space, give a proper bite, and if cosmetics are still a problem, it will have provided the best possible foundation for veneers. Different, but can be synergistic. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My two front teeth are crooked, is it worth the money to just get veneers instead of braces or invisalign?
Straighten: Best solution is to straighten teeth, placing roots over good bone support. While restorations may make the crowns of the teeth look straighter, they don't address bone/gum support issues. Best solution often to have Orthodontist place teeth into best orientation for restorative treatment. Talk to BOTH your restorative Dentist and an Orthodontic Specialist for more information. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Somewhat hereditary?: Sle (lupus) is an auto-immune disorder in which a person's immune system is reacting strongly against parts of his own body. The inflammation from the immune system reaction leads to symptoms. It is believed to be partly genetic or familial (some people may be genetically more likely to get sle) and partly environmental (something happens in a person's life that sets off the auto-immune reaction). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many Sx:: Lupus is both a clinical and laboratory diagnosis. I have many people with some labs indicating sle, but virtually no symptoms or findings suggestive of actual disease. V the attached figure has the cardinal potential problems clinically associated with active lupus. Even if a patient of mine has serologic lupus with no disease, a place them on generic plaquenyl at the appropriate dose. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lupus erythematosus is a name given to a collection of autoimmune diseases, in which the human immune system becomes hyperactive and attacks normal, healthy tissues.Symptoms of these diseases can affect many different body systems, including joints, skin, kidneys, blood ...Read more
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