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Filter Water But Afraid Of Getting Weak Teeth What Is Best For Kids
Fluoride and more: There are multivitamins with Fluoride available, Fluoride rinse (for kids old enough to reliably spit it out), topical Fluoride that dentist can apply onto teeth. Also make sure your kids eat a healthy diet, brush and floss regularly, and get regular dental cleanings. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, however: Weak teeth usually means a higher rate of decay. When brackets and bands are placed on teeth, they make it difficult to clean all the surfaces of your teeth. Without immaculate home care during ortho, you are high risk of decay. You might consider invisalign orthodontics. Its easier to maintain and clean teeth with that system. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sometimes: There are specific, very uncommon genetic conditions that cause weak teeth. More commonly, teeth have different levels of resistance to disease that may be genetic. If someone in your family has lots of tooth problems, others should be sure to maximize their preventive efforts. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not at all: Having weak teeth after braces in not common but happens rarely when teeth enamel becomes soft and demineralized from the long term contacts of the brackets with no enough flouride reaching those areas in contact . There are multiple options to consider when restoring those teeth.. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: It depends on where the pain is, when it happens, how long it lasts and can anything else make the pain happen. It could be a muscle problem related to your bite, it could be a fractured tooth, it could be a cavity. Without a thorough exam nobody can tell. Make an appointment to get it checked out before something more involved happens. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Why is the enamel on my teeth chipping off so easily and eroding.I wear a biteguard and do everything I am suppose to do, do I just have weak teeth?
Imbalance: When teeth, jaws, and muscles are out of balance, teeth are subjected to excessive wear. Trauma, grinding, clenching, large old fillings, eating hard candy/ice, can all fracture the enamel. An occlusal orthotic to bring jaws/muscles back into balance is good 1st step. Occlusion can then be evaluated to see if ortho rx, restorations, or both are needed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not necessarily: There are a few rare conditions that actually make teeth weak if they don't form properly. Most people that say they have weak teeth mean that they get cavities easily - usually from poor hygiene and diet. Teeth can be sensitive for many reasons, one of which would be having cavities, but there are many others. If your teeth are sensitive, see your dentist to find the cause and treat it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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