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Are there any other cheaper healthy options than braces and crowns for teeth?

Are there any other cheaper healthy options than braces and crowns for teeth?

It depends: Frankly, braces are used to move teeth and crowns are used to restore damaged or decayed teeth. Only a dental professional can diagnose you issue and/or recommend an alternative therapy. ...Read more

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Dr. Corey Clay
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Crown (Definition)

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


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Can you get invisalign braces with crowns and missing teeth?

Can you get invisalign braces with crowns and missing teeth?

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 more

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Can braces be put on crowned teeth?

Can braces be put on crowned teeth?

Porcelain bonding: Brackets can be boned to porcelain crowns. No worries. ...Read more

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Are crowns with braces safe to get?

Are crowns with braces safe to get?

Yes: Orthodontic brackets or braces can be applied a couple of different ways for teeth that have been crowned. Ask your licensed orthodontic specialist for advice for your specific concerns. ...Read more

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Would braces scrape off the sides the crowns?

Would braces scrape off the sides the crowns?

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 more

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What to if I am going to be getting braces. How will they attach them to crowns?

What to if I am going to be getting braces. How will they attach them to crowns?

Cement: Typically, the orthodontist will go ahead and cement the bracket to the crown just like a natural tooth. ...Read more

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About to get a root canal tooth (#25) while on braces -is it practical? -will i need a crown? -was quoted $600..Reasonable?

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 more

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I'm wondering how long after i get my braces off can I get a crown on one of my teeth?

I'm wondering how long after i get my braces off can I get a crown on one of my teeth?

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 more

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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?

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 more

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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 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

See an orthodontist: for evaluation, diagnosis, records and treatment options. Braces can be put on teeth with root canals and crowns, but they should be monitored during the active treatment and the retention phase. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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Are some dental crowns, fillings, or braces a problem with MRI machines?

Are some dental crowns, fillings, or braces a problem with MRI machines?

Not a problem: Hi, dental fillings or braces can induce artifacts that may spoil the image quality in structures just close to them. It is very local so if the reason of doing mr is not related to structures within a quarter of an inch, that is not a problem. ...Read more

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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.

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 more

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Can you get a brace to straighten crown?

Can you get a brace to straighten crown?

Crown straightening: Braces can be used to straightening crowns. Modern adhesive cements can bond to porcelain, gold crowns, to attach orthodontic brackets that will be used to move the teeth. ...Read more

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Can you get crowns on the bottom teeth if you have a brace just on the top teeth?

Ask the orthodontist: The tooth restoration on the opposite arch will not interfere with on going orthodontic treatment in most cases. However, it is always important and prudent to consult with your orthodontist before any dental treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are braces?

What are braces?

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 more

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Are braces suggested?

Are braces suggested?

Dental Braces?: Orthodontics is usually an elective proceedure however there are certain pre-existing conditions in which braces may improve the quality of your life. See an orthodontist for a consult if you are uncertain. ...Read more

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Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Braces (Definition)

They are used in orthodontics. The braces are put onto the teeth at precise anatomical locations, and wire runs through the braces and brings teeth into proper alignment. This is a very short answer for a very ...Read more