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Can You Get Braces If You Have Bridge In Your Front Teeth?

Can You Get Braces If You Have Bridge In Your Front Teeth?

Ortho with bridge: Generally speaking, permanent bridges cannot be moved with Orthodontic treatment, but the other teeth can be. However, each case is different and this requires a one on one personal consultation with an Orthodontist to determine what can and cannot be done and what your overall treatment options are. ...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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Is it best to get braces before a bridge?

Is it best to get braces before a bridge?

Absolutely: A bridge can't be moved like a single tooth. Have teeth moved into ideal positions first. Then best possible bridge can be fabricated. Will work better, look better, and last longer. ...Read more

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Should i get a root canal or just extract and get a bridge? Is it worth it to get all these root canal and then braces?

Implant Replacement: There are times when extracting the tooth and replacing it with an implant supported crown may be the better choice. You are not preparing the teeth adjacent to the missing tooth for a fixed bridge. Therefore it is conservative in that you are only dealing with the one area. It may be about the same cost as a root canal, post and crown. ...Read more

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I have missing teeth in front that i think are the canines. Also the front tooth is half broken & I have lots of gaps in my teeth. I'm only 18, should I get braces or a bridge?

Depends: It depends on the amount of crowding of the teeth that is present and your upper and lower jaw relationship. Braces is a possibility and a bridge is a good option. Also, consider dental implants. Consult with your dentist. ...Read more

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Need a tooth extracted due to impaction. Teeth are rather crooked. Can i get an implant or bridge instead of braces? Can a spacer hold the spot temp?

Need a tooth extracted due to impaction. Teeth are rather crooked. Can i get an implant or bridge instead of braces? Can a spacer hold the spot temp?

Consider both: Not seeing your problem, can't give definitive answer. Best to consult with your restorative dentist and an orthodontic specialist. Learn about all the options available to you, then pick the one that will give you the best bang for your buck. Good luck. ...Read more

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If you have fixed bridge, you can get braces?

If you have fixed bridge, you can get braces?

For other teeth: Orthodontics cannot move teeth that are part of a fixed bridge. The other teeth can be moved orthodontically. You should discuss your particular situation with both a general dentist and an orthodontist in order to come up with the best treatment plan for your situation. Orthodontics may be just one of the methods used in order to attain the best looking and healthiest bite and smile. ...Read more

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Are you able to get braces if you have cavities ?

Are you able to get braces if you have cavities ?

You can..: .. But unlikely that any dentist or orthodontist would start treatment if there were carious lesions present. Have the cavities restored first, then start the orthodontics. ...Read more

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Can you get braces if you have weak teeth?

Can you get braces  if you have weak teeth?

Maybe: What are weak teeth? Has your enamel been determined to have reduced hardness or thickness for some genetic reason? Best thing to do is present to an orthodontic specialist for an opinion. ...Read more

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Could somebody get braces if you have gum disease and loose teeth in their sockets?

Not likely: Any dentist doing braces would be quite worried if you had current gum disease. Consult with your general dentist and an orthodontist. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get braces if you have a missing tooth?

Is it possible to get braces if you have a missing tooth?

Absolutely !: Speak to a local orthodontist to see what can be done for your malocclusion. The space can possibly be closed, but in certain situations the teeth are aligned and a dental implant is placed. ...Read more

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