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Doctor insights on: Can An Adult With Crowns Get Braces To Straighten Teeth

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Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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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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Is there anyway i can get my teeth straighten with out braces or invisalign?

Is there anyway i can get my teeth straighten with out braces or invisalign?

Sometimes: If the problem is relatively minor and there is enough space to move the teeth into a better position there are removable appliances that can sometimes be used. More complicated cases require conventional orthodontics to correct. See an orthodontist for a consultation to find out your options. Many orthodontists will offer an initial basic complimentary evaluation. ...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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When i get braces for my overbite will it straighten my teeth aswell?

When i get braces for my overbite will it straighten my teeth aswell?

It should: Getting orthodontic treatment usually addresses many situations. I can't imagins an orthodontist not doing the whole job. ...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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After you straighten your teeth with braces, can they get crooked again if your wisdom teeth come in?

After you straighten your teeth with braces, can they get crooked again if your wisdom teeth come in?

For these reasons...: Yes, but generally not as a result of the eruption if the wisdom teeth. Relapse would more likely be a result of inadequate retention, not wearing retainers conscientiously, or lack of a stable occlusion. ...Read more

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Is suresmile the fastest way to straighten teeth? I finally want to get my teeth straightened, and i had no idea how many systems there were out there other than regular braces. After reading up on them, suresmile seems like it might get me the fastest re

Is suresmile the fastest way to straighten teeth? I finally want to get my teeth straightened, and i had no idea how many systems there were out there other than regular braces. After reading up on them, suresmile seems like it might get me the fastest re

Read, but listen!: You can read a lot on the web about orthodontics, and truthfully much of what is written is either wrong, anecdotal or unrelated to your specific questions. The orthodontist if gifted will provide the swiftest and healthful treatment. Suresmile is just one of many appliances out there. Read of course, but please listen to your orthodontist about the proper rate of treatment, they know very much! ...Read more

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Do all types of braces do the same job to straighten teeth ? I need them but I don't want to get the ones with brackets

Do all types of braces do the same job to straighten teeth ? I need them but I don't want to get the ones with brackets

No, they do not: Invisalign (which is technically not "braces" but rather a removable appliance) can work wonders in straightening out malpositioned teeth. But any orthodontist will tell you that Invisalign does not provide the fine control that brackets and wires do. Consult with a local orthodontist to see which system will work best for your smile. ...Read more

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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


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