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Dr. Raj Upadya
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Dental Bite Disturbances (Overview)

Teeth and jaws are genetically designed to fit and function in specific relationships to be the most functional, stable, and esthetic. Any deviation from the norm is a bite disturbance, meaning that teeth are not fitting and working their best. Corrective Orthodontic treatment may be required.


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Dental bite plate difficulties. Wore hole in it?

Dental bite plate difficulties. Wore hole in it?

Need a new one: There are ones that are soft inside and hard on the outside, they would last longer in your situation. But if pain is there, you might nee to see a specilaist that treat TMJ problems. ...Read more

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Dr. Raj Upadya
93 doctors shared insights

Dental Bite Disturbances (Overview)

Teeth and jaws are genetically designed to fit and function in specific relationships to be the most functional, stable, and esthetic. Any deviation from the norm is a bite disturbance, meaning that teeth are not fitting and working their best. Corrective Orthodontic treatment may be required.


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What is the best treatment for dental bite?

What is the best treatment for dental bite?

Vague question: If you are referring to your bite or occlusion, orthodontics is usually the best option but there several factors to take into account first so you should see a general dentist first to evaluate everything that is going on. ...Read more

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Treating Insect Bites (Checklist)

Apply ice to bites
Once
Use topical corticosteroid cream on itchy bites
Daily
Seek medical attention if symptoms of shock develop
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Define a dental bite plate please?

Define a dental bite plate please?

Many kinds: It is a piece of acrylic that goes between the teeth. There are over 100 different designs and they have different purposes depending upon the design. ...Read more

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Wondering what kind of dental bite my kids will have. Should i ask my fiance for photos or xrays from his youth?

Wondering what kind of dental bite my kids will have. Should i ask my fiance for photos or xrays from his youth?

Overbite: Though many dental bites do have genetic origins, there are many bites influenced by habits, accidents, or health issues. We have heard for years the they have their father's big teeth with their mother's small mouth leading to crowding. It is not that simple. Some family influences can skip generations, so it would be difficult to predict your child's bite. Don't worry. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Dental bite disturbances?

What is the definition or description of: Dental bite disturbances?

Bite disturbances: Teeth and jaws are genetically designed to fit and function in specific relationships to be the most functional, stable, and esthetic. Any deviation from the norm is a bite disturbance, meaning that teeth are not fitting and working their best. Corrective Orthodontic treatment may be required. ...Read more

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Define a dental bite plate please?

Many kinds: It is a piece of acrylic that goes between the teeth. There are over 100 different designs and they have different purposes depending upon the design. ...Read more

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Are there any alternatives to (dental) bite wings?

Very specific xray: The anwer is no, there isn't an alternative to bitewings which are specifically taken to diagnose decay between the teeth that the dentist can not see with the naked eye. ...Read more

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Wondering what kind of dental bite my kids will have. Should i ask my fiance for photos or xrays from his youth?

Overbite: Though many dental bites do have genetic origins, there are many bites influenced by habits, accidents, or health issues. We have heard for years the they have their father's big teeth with their mother's small mouth leading to crowding. It is not that simple. Some family influences can skip generations, so it would be difficult to predict your child's bite. Don't worry. ...Read more

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Dental bite plate difficulties. Wore hole in it?

Need a new one: There are ones that are soft inside and hard on the outside, they would last longer in your situation. But if pain is there, you might nee to see a specilaist that treat TMJ problems. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for dental bite?

Vague question: If you are referring to your bite or occlusion, orthodontics is usually the best option but there several factors to take into account first so you should see a general dentist first to evaluate everything that is going on. ...Read more

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Does an adults dental bite shift slightly throughout one's life (in the absence of perio disease) or are teeth to remain in their exact position?

Does an adults dental bite shift slightly throughout one's life (in the absence of perio disease) or are teeth to remain in their exact position?

Occlusion (bite): Teeth are not like steel poles set in concrete. There is some slight movement. The more ideal the occlusion (bite) the more they tend to stay in place (barring periodontal disease). There may be some slight shifting over time but they should remain in the same position. Parafunctional habits may also play a role in tooth movement. ...Read more

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Is it possible that wearing a dental night guard for night grinding affect my bite?

Is it possible that wearing a dental night guard for night grinding affect my bite?

Yes: Your bite changes throughout your life. Just as you have increased attrition, your vertical dimension, your bite/occlusion will change. Wearing a guard can be also problematic if you have torque, interferences, premature contacts, etc.... Be involved with your dentist on your guard, orthotic, or appliances. ...Read more

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How to adjust your bite after dental work?

How to adjust your bite after dental work?

Bite adjustment: Sometimes its necessary after having dental work done to return to the dentist and have the bite adjusted on the new filling or crown. its like the princess and the pea some feel it some dont some need adjustments some dont ...Read more

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Dental orthodics, bite adjustments. What is cost?

Dental orthodics, bite adjustments. What is cost?

Wide range: Cost for these procedures vary widely according to the area you are in, the complexity of the treatment involved and the skill level of the dentist. Start the process, get a complete evaluation and quote for treatment and get other opinions to feel confident in the fix and the cost. ...Read more

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Is a dental crown supposed to wobble a little bit?

Is a dental crown supposed to wobble a little bit?

No: A dental crown is cemented into place with a water resistant cement or water proof cement and should not wobble or move. Perhaps your whole tooth is moving. Get checked for periodontal disease, root canal problems, or hyperocclusion. (the crown if left higher than the rest can receive too much pressure and lateral forces causing mobility) ...Read more

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Following 4 dental crowns i lost my bite, what to do?

Following 4 dental crowns i lost my bite, what to do?

See Dentist: Get back in to see the Dentist that provided the treatment. You need to have it restored back properly. If needed, get second opinion. Good Luck. ...Read more

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My dental crown fell out and the rod/post bit broke off the crown, what can I do?

See a dentist: See your dentist as to why this happened, if possible he can place a new post and start the process of a new crown fabrication. ...Read more

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I'm worried about my bite; i feel like I have a slight cross-bite. Can this cause any dental issues?

Malocclusion: If teeth/jaws do not fit and function correctly there can be many problems including, but not just limits to, grinding, clenching, uneven wear, loss of gum/bone support, joint damage, fractures, a fractures, muscle imbalance, etc. Ask your family dentist if consultation with an orthodontic specialist is in order. ...Read more

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What kind of dental treatment fixes a cross bite?

What kind of dental treatment fixes a cross bite?

Braces: It depends on how severe the cross bite is and the mis-alignment of the upper and lower jaw bones. A mild cross bite can be fixed with braces but a more severe crossbite may require jaw surgery and braces. Consult an orthodontist. ...Read more

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