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Ceramic Braces For Teeth
Braces and cleaning: Yes, you can have your teeth cleaned while wearing braces. Ceramic brackets, like their metal counterparts, are fixed to your teeth. This makes effective brushing difficult, but not impossible. Your dentist or orthodontist will give you at-home care instructions. However, it is quite common for patients to miss small areas of plaque. That makes professional cleaning especially important. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
If you remove ceramic braces after two weeks what negative consequences are there? Can teeth become worse? Damage enamel? Lose teeth?
I stated my ceramic Braces treatment 4months ago, got 2 teeth pulled out, yesterday my doctor noticed that I have very short roots on my front teeth What should I do please help. can I switch TREATMET?
In 4 Months?: Guadalupe, you stated you began treatment 4 months ago. How did your doctor notice you had short roots now, but not 4 months ago? Were X-rays taken BEFORE you began treatment? Are you saying your Dr. took more x-rays 4 months after treatment started or took the 1st x-rays 4 months after treatment started? That bit of information is most important. ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
Going to get ceramic braces on both arches. Any reason why the doctor wouldn't recommend metallic on the lower arch? Any risk of tooth chipping?
I am going to be getting ceramic/clear braces soon on my top teeth. It won't be as noticeable as metal braces but will it still change my appearance?
Just got braces today. Have bite blocks but some teeth still seem to touch the ceramic brackets. Is this nornal? Will it break? When will it feel norm
Get checked: Sometimes brackets touch opposing teeth when you bite. This is a reason a bite block would be used initially to protect against bracket loss or tooth soreness. Perhaps the block needs to be adjusted. Do not hesitate to get this checked by your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer