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Can You Get Braces If You Dont Need Them
Sometimes: The trend for porcelain veneers is toward not preparing teeth. If you have the right case, then you may not need to be numbed. But many cases still need to have some numbing to get great results. If you just want somewhat of an improvement then no -prep can be an option. If you want a perfect, amazing smile, then some preparation is probably necessary. For veneers, see the best cosmetic dentist! ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
No: An immediate transitional denture is an option. Your dentist takes an impression or mold of your teeth and removes the teeth from the stone models. Your dentures are fabricated and when ready, you have your teeth removed and your dentures inserted the same day so you do not have to go toothless. Depending on the number of teeth remaining, immediate implants and fixed dentures may be possible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not usually: In most cases, wisdom teeth that are not causing pain or swelling of the gum can be left alone. Even so, a dentist should evaluate them on x-ray to make sure they are not damaging other teeth or the jaw. If not, it may be fine to keep them and have them evaluated by your dentist periodically. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
You listen to the: Part of you that wants to get better & you get help. If you have a plan that you may act on now then please be seen at the nearest emergency room or call 911 for help. If things are not so imminent then recommend that you involve your family physician. Seeing a psychologist for talking therapy should be at the top of your list. You may need psychiatric medications. Get help now. Take care. ...Read more
Have an evaluation: If this is a concern, start with an evaluation with your doctor to determine if there are medical conditions interfering with your ability to focus and attend. If nothing is evident, see a neuropsychologist for testing. If you have ADHD, it is a treatable condition that can interfere with future education and work. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: In general, once you have identified that you need some visual assistance, you can use either contact or glasses or both! that choice depends on your comfort level and needs. Sometimes, certain eye problems may be better corrected with one or the other, so discuss with your eyecare provider. ...Read more
Only tooth : Only tooth structure that is exposed to dental whitening agents, will whiten. Porcelain or synthetic crown, cap, laminate veneer, composite resin, bonded filling or any other dental restorative material will not lighten with teeth bleaching products. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Tonsillitis: Tonsillitis is an infection of the tonsils. There are a variety of different types of infection and numerous bacteria that can cause tonsillitis. Most of the time, we treat tonsillitis with antibiotics. The best way to determine the correct antibiotic is to culture the tonsils and throat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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