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Do They Put You To Sleep For Braces
Usually no: Crown lengthening is usually done with local anesthetic. But there are many factors that will indicate a need to sedate you. If the doctor can't get in there to get the work done, then they might need to sedate you in order to, for example, push your tongue out of the way or to increase your cooperation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
You should: Talk to your surgeon about your case. I find that most people do not need to be sedated once they understand the procedure. ...Read more
Your choice: Unless you are a high risk for sedation, you can choose. Many people like conscious sedation instead of total general anesthesia. Safer, and easier to come out of. Many others, prefer to be awake and are fine with local numbing. Much depends on the complexity of the surgery and your preference. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Please advise me. What do oral surgeons use to put you to sleep when they take out your wisdom teeth?
Varied: Different surgeon use different meds. Commonly used are versed, fentanyl, ketamine, propofol. For best results with wisdom teeth, make sure you are evaluated and treated by a board certified oral & maxillofacial surgeon. Use the regimen that surgeon prefers. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Any insights for why can't teeth stay in place after you get your braces removed? Why do you need a retainer?
Bone isn't concrete: Teeth suspended in bone by a connective tissue ligament. Over,time bone remodels and gum & ligament change. Forces of occlusion, muscle balance, wear, habits, restorations, and so much more, all affects post-corrective stability. Protect your time and monetary investment. Either wear your retainers as directed or gargle with crazy glue. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm looking for a retainer that will straighten my teeth. Trying to avoid braces. Are there any at stores or do I have to talk to my dentist?
Diagnostic criteria: "need" is a relative term, because nobody ever died from not implementing orthodontic treatment. The intent is to optimize the "occlusion"-- the way the teeth are spatially arranged. The occlusion is compared to what is by convention considered to be an ideal bite; this comparison is done my means of visual examination and skull x-rays. Severe divergence from this ideal calls for treatment. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Do all types of braces do the same job to straighten teeth ? I need them but I don't want to get the ones with brackets
No, they do not: Invisalign (which is technically not "braces" but rather a removable appliance) can work wonders in straightening out malpositioned teeth. But any orthodontist will tell you that Invisalign does not provide the fine control that brackets and wires do. Consult with a local orthodontist to see which system will work best for your smile. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have an appointment tomorrow but one of my wire braces came off , is it ok to sleep in this case ?
How would i convince my dentist that i need braces now that my teeth are hurting me when i sleep?
Talk: Speak frankly with your dentist: no one needs braces, but many people would benefit from orthodontic correction. Ask your dentist for a referral to an orthodontist, and be truthful about why you feel you need them. As an adult, you can make the decision to have treatment, no matter how mild or severe the problems are. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
See your dentist : For evaluation of bruxism. Custom mouth guards are often helpful. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with carparel tunnel syndrome in 1999. I have worn braces on both arms since especially to sleep. I am starting to gave more symptom?
My child accidentally swallowed 1 of th brackets from her braces in her sleep. worried it mightve went in2 her lungs. or will it b in stomach?
My ring finger and pinky finger has been tingling and numb for the past 2 days. I don't sleep on that arm, and I don't wear braces or anything?
I just had surgery 5/10 and havnt got any sleep since with pain and immobilizer. I can finally sleep without brace so what's the best position?
What area operated: What part of body was operated. Be happy to gove advise but the question if incomplete. ...Read more
Dont sleep with it.: In general, if you are using a knee brace just for a little support or comfort throughout the day, you should take it off to go to sleep, so that you don't constrict your circulation. If the brace is a ligament support brace for an injured knee, then your doctor may require you to sleep with it on. ...Read more
Broken 12th vertabrae 3weeks ago in car crash, is ok to walk around wearing a brace and have i got to sleep on my back ?
Does a back brace for scoliosis have to be worn at night? If i get a back brace for my scoliosis, will I have to wear it while i sleep at night?
Depends: You may want to discuss this with your doctor. In most cases, the brace is known as a 23 hour brace meaning you wear it all times except for showering etc. There are other types of braces and in my patients with mild curves that are not likely to progress i let my ptients wear them less. Thnk you for your question. ...Read more
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Compression fx at t6. I have weak back, & just obtained a back brace. How often should I wear it? How long & how tight? During sleep? Tips appreciated
As above : U need to discuss this with u orthopedic physician. ...Read more
4 mo. ago washed a 15x10x6Lb.Pyrex when almost dropping I caught it which injured my wrist- Gotten worse since - Twisting it & Sleeping w/Brace hurts?
How can I treat back spasms while taking 5mg Benicar generic?
I constantly have to wear a back lumbar brace even when sleeping.
Here are some...: To verify if Benicar is related to your backache, you are the only one who can tell by trying on or off its use. If yes, try other options of care and see. At receiving medical care, anyone has to understand many issues of life reality. How to deal with all related things? Please take time & patience to read articles listed in http://formefirst.com/onLifeBasics.html. All the best to health... ...Read more
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