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Is it weird that my spacers don't hurt?

Is it weird that my spacers don't hurt?

Count your blessings: I am glad for you. Spacers are often uncomfortable until your mouth adjusts. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: spacer?

Dental definition: A spacer in dentistry can be any orthodontic device to hold space formed by early loss of a baby tooth so that permanent tooth has a place to come in. They are usually removed when the permanent tooth appears. ...Read more

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Can I have sushi with spacers?

List of foods: Yes, sushi is OK. However, eating certain foods can cause damage to your braces, bands and wires. Loose bands, broken brackets and broken wires cause delay in your orthodontic treatment and extra cost. Ask your orthodontist for a list of foods to follow. ...Read more

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Can spacers hurt more then braces?

Can spacers hurt more then braces?

Mild discomfort: Only mild discomfort or sensitivity is expected after the placement of spacers or braces. Medications such as Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Advil usually control this discomfort. You should continue normal brushing and flossing around the spacers and braces. Take care. ...Read more

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How do orthos remove orthodontic metal spacers?

Easily: If you're talking about spring clips between teeth to make room for braces, they are easily removable with Orthodontic instruments. If you mean space maintainers, they are easily removed with Orthodontic instruments. Ask your qualified Orthodontic Specialist for a little "show & tell,", but be assured this is an easy process. The hardest part may be your Orthodontist's bad jokes. ...Read more

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Why will i not be able to get spacers for braces?

Why will i not be able to get spacers for braces?

Need: For many of my patients, I do not need spacers, as i will not require the space to place a band. Modern orthodontics more and more uses a fully bonded appliance: no ring to go around a back tooth unless i need it for a special situation. Be happy if you do not get them, as your braces will be smaller and easier to clean. ...Read more

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What hurts more --the spacers or getting braces?

What hurts more --the spacers or getting braces?

Braces: Most people complain more about the spacers then the braces. It just feels like a big chunk of meet stuck in between your teeth. ...Read more

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Do i need a prescription for a spacer for my inhaler?

Do i need a prescription for a spacer for my inhaler?

No: Fspacer for inhaler you may be able to buy over the internet without prescription but if you want the insurance company to reimburse you , then you will need a prescription. ...Read more