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Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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What can you drink with braces? I heard that sugar melts the glue on your teeth. Is that true?

What can you drink with braces? I heard that sugar melts the glue on your teeth. Is that true?

Braces: You can drink whatever you want while you have braces in moderation. Sugar will not melt the glue but it will cause decay and white spots so keep sugar ly and acidic drinks to a minimum. This includes sodas, iced teas, energy drinks, . Both regular and diet drinks are destructive. Drink more water. ...Read more

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Hi, I have braces and in between and around where they are glued to my teeth there are small brown marks, brushing isn't helping, should I be worried or is it just a stain?

Hi, I have braces and in between and around where they are glued to my teeth there are small brown marks, brushing isn't helping, should I be worried or is it just a stain?

See DDS: Have your dentist evaluate. Optimum hygiene is imperative while undergoing orthodontic therapy. If needed, the dentist may ask for the brackets to be removed for further intervention. After the orthodontic treatment is finished, you may be a candidate for deep bleaching, if the area is deemed hypocalcified or stained. ...Read more

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When I got braces, ortho put glue on bottom molars to prevent teeth from touching (occlusal bonding).Will this cause excess eruption of my front teeth?

When I got braces, ortho put glue on bottom molars to prevent teeth from touching (occlusal bonding).Will this cause excess eruption of my front teeth?

No: Bite turbos are for temporary dos articulation, preventing you from knocking your new brackets off as your teeth begin to level and align. Extrusion of front teeth prevented by bracket placement and wire activity. Your Orthodontic Specialist would be glad to answer questions like this for you. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could remove glue from my tooth from a brace?

Can you tell me how I could remove glue from my tooth from a brace?

See your dentist: The adhesive from orthodontic brackets can only be removed by your dentist. The adhesive can be removed with a diamond polisher ...Read more

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Will I need teeth out for braces?

Will I need teeth out for braces?

Not always: Each case is different and whether or not to take out teeth will be determined by your orthodontist after a careful workup and evaluation which usually includes a clinical exam, x-rays, photos and diagnostic models. ...Read more

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Can braces be put on crowned teeth?

Can braces be put on crowned teeth?

Porcelain bonding: Brackets can be boned to porcelain crowns. No worries. ...Read more

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Will my teeth tickle after my braces?

Nope: Take good care of them while you have braces on, and you 'll be thrilled when your braces come off. ...Read more

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Does getting teeth out for braces hurt?

Does getting teeth out for braces hurt?

It shouldn't: You should be fine if proper topical anesthesia is placed first, followed by local anesthesia. ...Read more

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How can braces exactly move your teeth?

Wolfe's Law: Apply pressure to bone it dissolves away, apply tension and new bone is laid down. Forces directed by removable or fixed appliances. Fixed appliances are gold standard, providing twice the correction of removable appliances. See orthodontic specialist for explanation of exactly what can be done for you. ...Read more

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Why do my teeth wobble with my braces on?

Why do my teeth wobble with my braces on?

Braces: Moving teeth orthodontically involves putting a small amount of pressure on the teeth. This causes them to loosen slightly until the bone supporting the teeth remodels around the tooth in its new position. The process continues until teeth reach their final position and they are allowed to tighten with the help of retainers. This is a normal process. If you have concerns talk to the orthodontist. ...Read more

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Could skew teeth b fixed by without braces?

Could skew teeth b fixed by without braces?

Yes But: Braces are better in the long run (10-20 years), less expensive and better for your teeth. ...Read more

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How can I fix decalcified teeth from braces?

May be too late: Braces don't cause decalcification. It's caused by acid producing bacteria that's not cleaned off the teeth during orthodontic care. There are some remineralizing agents available, but if the damage is severe restorations may be required. Talk solutions over with your family dentist. ...Read more

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Why do my teeth look smaller with braces on?

Paying attention: It's perception. Many patients comment that their teeth look "huge" immediately after removal of braces, too. You're simply more attune to your teeth now that you're in treatment, do not be alarmed - your teeth have not gotten smaller and won't get bigger when braces are removed. You're just seeing the orthodontic braces covering your teeth. ...Read more

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Can your teeth be stained after having braces?

Not from the braces: If teeth not kept 100% spotlessly clean! May have damage next to the braces. If you eat hard, sticky, chewy foods and damage "glue" may get damage behind the braces. But the braces themselves cause no damage. So it's up to you. Follow your orthodontic specialist's instructions to the letter and you should have no problems. You'll love your new smile! ...Read more

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What to do if braces have made my teeth slant?

What to do if braces have made my teeth slant?

Teeth looking slante: You need to discuss this with your orthodontist. Many times the teeth while in treatment will look worst than they will when treatment is completed. The tooth exposed above the bone moves faster than the roots in the bone. ...Read more

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How bad do your teeth have to be to get braces?

Depends.: Depends what you mean by "bad." you may think they look ok enough. The dentist also looks at how your teeth and jaws actually function - how much wear, whether teeth positions prevent good cleaning, even whether teeth positions and jaw size and shape are interfering with good breathing, swallowing and sleeping. There's a lot more to it than just crowding. Treatment now may prevent problems later. ...Read more

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What can I do for stains on teeth after braces?

What can I do for stains on teeth after braces?

MI paste: Talk to your dentist about this. Sometimes using mi paste can help remineralze the white spots. If the spots are extensive then restorations are. Enters may be the only solution. ...Read more

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Uptil which year we can put braces for our teeth?

Uptil which year we can put braces for our teeth?

Any age from 7 up: Although braces can be effective at any age, it can take longer time for adults to get the same results. Of course childhood is the ideal time to make changes in the alignment of the teeth, however more adults are receiving orthodontic treatment and coming away with excellent results. Adults braces can improve your health, appearance and psychosocial status.
Hope it helps. ...Read more

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Is it possible for braces ro shift your teeth up?

Is it possible for braces ro shift your teeth up?

Yes: Traditional braces can move your teeth in almost any direction. Shifting them up is possible, but if they need to go up a lot, sometimes jaw surgery is necessary to get the best result. ...Read more

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How long does it take to discolor teeth (braces)?

How long does it take to discolor teeth (braces)?

Braces: Depends on your diet and your home care. Ideally they should not discolor with proper home care and a diet that does not over indulge in sweets. Surface stains that accumulate will come off with cleaning. ...Read more

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My bottom row teeth are twisted. Do I need braces?

My bottom row teeth are twisted. Do I need braces?

Up to you: Sounds like you are not happy with your smile. Braces can help correct these issues for a lifetime. So need? Hard to say. Should you get them based on your question? I would say yes. ...Read more

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Could braces fix the fact that my teeth are small?

Could braces fix the fact that my teeth are small?

Orthodontics: Orthodontics can align and straighten teeth. Orthodontics will not make your teeth bigger. Please consult with a restorative dentist and an orthodontist, who together can devise a treatment plan to suit your specific needs. ...Read more

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What kind of braces I may have to get for my teeth?

Many to choose from: From orthodontic point of view, orthodontic appliances are plenty. But from patient's experience, we can categorize them into the following:
1- Metal braces (ur regular braces and wires)
2- Clear braces (same stuff, in clear color)
3- lingual braces (these are bonded behind ur teeth hence invisible
4- aligner systems (Invisalign, clearcorrect, ...)
which one is best for u? ask ur orthodontist ...Read more

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What can I do if my teeth hurt from adjusted braces?

What can I do if my teeth hurt from adjusted braces?

Not unusual: I would contact the dentist/orthodontist and let them know about your discomfort. But this is not really that unusual ...Read more

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How can I remove the rings between my teeth (braces)?

How can I remove the rings between my teeth (braces)?

No!: Those are spacers that are used so that the rest of your braces can be inserted at your next appointment.

It will be impossible to get the bands fitted if you remove those little rings. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to get braces if my teeth fake?

Not enough info: You would have to describe your version of fake teeth. See a dentist for an evaluation and describe what you are trying to accomplish as an end result. ...Read more

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What needs to be wrong with your teeth to get braces?

Criteria for ortho: Anyone can get braces but those that need it are those that have a bite problem (teeth do not line up for chewing properly, or have an esthetic problem with the arrangement of the front teeth, (they want them to look straighter). ...Read more

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Braces (Definition)

They are used in orthodontics. The braces are put onto the teeth at precise anatomical locations, and wire runs through the braces and brings teeth into proper alignment. This is a very short answer for a very ...Read more