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Braces With Crowns
The crown of a tooth is that part of the tooth on top of the root. The crown of the tooth is the part that is visible in the mouth. A crown restoration is a procedure that restores the crown of a tooth that is damaged by fracture or extensive decay by cementing a replica of the crown over a prepared tooth, and is one of the most common ...Read more
Teamwork: Treatment like this is certainly possible, but it does require teamwork. At the very least, this involves you, your dentist, and your orthodontist. This may also require other specialists as well, but invisalign can certainly be used on patients with missingmteeth and crowns. ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
No, but: Difficult to bond braces to porcelain or metal. Sometimes it helps to make minute scratches in surface of crown to facilitate bonding. Crown surfaces can be repolished after braces are removed. You may be candidate for clear aligner therapy, but braces do a better job. In an ideal world, braces should be done before crowns. Talk to an Orthodontic Sprcialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
About to get a root canal tooth (#25) while on braces
-is it practical?
-will i need a crown?
-was quoted $600..Reasonable?
Yes and possibly: It is not a problem with braces on. And if you need one based on proper diagnosis it is very practical. A crown is needed only if the tooth has large or multiple fillings. If possible , if a crown is determined necessary by your dentist, see if it can wait until ortho is complete. Fees are locale and dr. Specific. ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
All Depends: This is a question for your general dentist. The answer also depends on which tooth requires the crown. Changing a tooth after orthodontic treatment may require adjustment or need for a new post orthodontic retainer because the old one may not fit after the placement of the new crown. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a crooked front tooth, i'm 25 and do not want braces i want to finally fix this. Is it dangerous to get a crown and root canal?
A lot of ?'s: You are young and straightening your teeth may take a couple of years, and it will be worth it. You will have an attractive smile for the rest of your life. I generally advise patients against crowning teeth to restore crowding if they are otherwise healthy teeth. If of crowning teeth to straighten the appearance requires root treating a tooth, i would strongly suggest orthodontics. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am 36 years old & have a overjet. What kind of braces best fix this? Invisalign I have a crown on front tooth does this limit kind braces I can get
I had a root canal 10 years ago, and just got braces off 2 days ago. I'm due to get a crown but i'm experiencing facial numbness now and sinking tooth?
Dental issue?: I'm not clear on what your are referring to when you say you have a "sinking tooth"? Regardless, these types of situations cannot be diagnosed over the internet. You need to discuss all your symptoms and concerns with a dentist who can properly and accurately answer all your questions. If you are not confident with your own dentist's treatment and advice, get a second opinion before continuing. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Over a period of time, my teeth have become too spaced out and now protrude. Are dental crowns a better option or braces? I have a collapsed bite.
Need team: Most often when teeth space out the supporting bone has been damaged. Capping these teeth will not be esthetically pleasing, nor will it be periodontal lay sound. You need a team composed of your General Dentist, a Periodontist, and an Orthodontist to asses and treat your problem. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Braces Are: Braces can be divided into fixed, metal and clear and removable "appliances". In fact, orthodontic braces are handles that deliver forces to the teeth that cause the teeth to move. There are advantages and disadvantages to both types, but your orthodontist will use the type. or types that he will think would work best for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer