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Filter water but afraid of getting weak teeth. What is best for kids?

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 more

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Fragile Teeth (Definition)

Teeth which are easily broken or damaged. This may be a result of the teeth in question having extensive dental restorations, or an enamel matrix which is genetically weak or ...Read more


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Can you get braces if you have weak teeth?

Can you get braces  if you have weak teeth?

Maybe: What are weak teeth? Has your enamel been determined to have reduced hardness or thickness for some genetic reason? Best thing to do is present to an orthodontic specialist for an opinion. ...Read more

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Can people with weak teeth still get braces?

Can people with weak teeth still get braces?

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 more

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Are weak teeth genetic?

Are weak teeth genetic?

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 more

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Is it common to have weak teeth after braces?

Is it common to have weak teeth after braces?

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 more

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Why do my teeth hurt when i chew gum? Does that mean I have weak teeth or cavities?

Why do my teeth hurt when i chew gum? Does that mean I have weak teeth or cavities?

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 more

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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?

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 more

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Crest whitestrips safe to use for weak teeth?

Crest whitestrips safe to use for weak teeth?

Weak?: Bleaching is generally safe, however you do not want to bleach teeth with decay or severe decalcification. See your dentist for a check up and then continue with the bleaching. Remember crowns and fillings will not bleach. ...Read more

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Does having sensitive teeth means you've got weak teeth?

No: There are many causes of tooth sensitivity. See your dentist to determine what the cause of the sensitivity is. Frequently, a change in toothpaste and brushing technique is all that is needed to dramatically reduce sensitivity. ...Read more

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Is having sensitive teeth the same thing as having weak teeth?

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 more

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