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Can there be any quick treatment for malocclusion of my teeth?

Can there be any quick treatment for malocclusion of my teeth?

Yes: If you are in a rush to straighten your teeth there are several mechanisms to speed things up. Ask your orthodontist about 1. Propel: this uses small "micro-perferations" to speed teeth movement. 2. Acceladent: this is an intra-oral vibrator that speeds things up. 3. Wickodontics: a combination surgical-orthodontic technique. ...Read more

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Malocclusion (Definition)

A malocclusion describes the inability of teeth to bite with one another correctly. Commonly the dental arches show poor alignment of the teeth. A malocclusion can be due to dental or skeletal disharmony or both. Orthodontics is the specialty that deals with the diagnosis, treatment planning and implementation of correction of these anomalies. It is an ...Read more


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Hi! I've been told that I have a class III malocclusion and I was wondering what the best treatment option for that is! Thank you!

Hi! I've been told that I have a class III malocclusion and I was wondering what the best treatment option for that is! Thank you!

Need more info: You haven't told me your age. I don't know how severe your underbite is. If you want a definitive answer, ask for an inbox consult at: www.healthtap.com/dr-douglasdds And I will try to help ...Read more

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Hi.I have gross malocclusion.I want to undergo orthodontic treatment for improving my esthetics.I fear if my profile worsens?

Hi.I have gross malocclusion.I want to undergo orthodontic treatment for improving my esthetics.I fear if my profile worsens?

Profile ?: Most orthodontist take your profile into consideration when getting a treatment plan for you..I would not worry about worsening your profile ...Orthodontist specialist really know what do do and will only improve your smile and overall look. ...Read more

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I have class 2 div 1 malocclusion... With 5mm crowding in lower arch incisors... My doctor has not extracted my lower premolars on my request... Only upper two premolars r extracted... Now on treatment the lower incisors has proclined about 8mm to 10mm...

I have class 2 div 1 malocclusion... With 5mm crowding in lower arch incisors... My doctor has not extracted my lower premolars on my request... Only upper two premolars r extracted... Now on treatment the lower incisors has proclined about 8mm to 10mm...

Treatment Plan: Please revisit your orthodontist and discuss your concerns. It would be wise to follow their treatment recommendation. You've dictated a treatment sequence that was obviously not correct for your situation. ...Read more

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Are there any herbal alternatives for narcolepsy treatment?

Are there any herbal alternatives for narcolepsy treatment?

Some: Narcolepsy is an issue with a brain chemical that controls degree of wakefulness and control on timing of wakefulness. So herbs (caffeine and noncaffeine) products that work through a different system (often adenosine) can be helpful t keep awake during day. Also behavior for short napping helps. Food metabolism also affects, specifically gluten has been. ...Read more

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What is herbal treatment for fibromyalga?

What is herbal treatment for fibromyalga?

Use a combination!: I would suggest a combination of vits, mineral, herbal and trace elements along with wellness, aerobic, heat as in soaking and yoga. Reflexology and related options. Acupressure. Use self-trigger point release or acupuncture. ...Read more

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Is herbal treatment helpful for sinusitus ?

Is herbal treatment helpful for sinusitus ?

Good for anything?: What most people with serious illnesses get from herbal medicines is worse! why would anyone spend money on unproven herbal preparations about which they know nothing. There have been numerous reports of people becoming critically ill when the stuff they were taking proved to be toxic. Go see a doctor. ...Read more

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What is the best herbal treatment for SIBO ?

What is the best herbal treatment for SIBO ?

SIBO, documented?: Treatment is often offered empirically when sibo (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth) is suspected. However symptoms recur when the antibiotics are gone. Is this due to underlying ibs, regrowth of bacteria (or resistant ones!), parasites, altered GI transit, or something else? Bifidobacter-containing probiotics may reduce gassiness, a xifaxan (rifaximin) trial may help, but evaluation is best pursued now. ...Read more

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Are there any effective herbal treatment for cataplexy?

Are there any effective herbal treatment for cataplexy?

No: Cataplexy is tougher to treat than the narcolepsy daytime treatment, and, so far, xyrem seems to be the best approach, although some patients respond to nuvigil, pro vigil, or ritalin (methylphenidate). There is no known otc treatment so far. ...Read more

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Could you recommend a herbal/ayurvedic treatment for recurring cough?

Could you recommend a herbal/ayurvedic treatment for recurring cough?

Persistent cough: Persistent coughs may be from acid reflux. It is often silent other than the cough. You can try raising the head of the bed at night, and reducing acid causing foods. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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Is there any good effective herbal treatment for getting a glowy skin?

Is there any good effective herbal treatment for  getting a glowy skin?

Exercise!: Regular exercise (30-40 minutes 3-4 times a week) is excellent for the skin as well as the rest of your body. ...Read more

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What are best alternative treatment options for cylindrical bronchieactasis, such as herbal or others?

What are best alternative treatment options for cylindrical bronchieactasis, such as herbal or others?

Anatomical diagnosis: Hi. Cylindrical bronchiectasis is an anatomical description not reflective of underlying pathophysiology. Any one herbal is as good as any other, since they're ALL worthless. Good luck! ...Read more

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Any herbal treatment for allergies?

Any herbal treatment for allergies?

Beware: Many herbal medicines make claims with anecdotal evidence but not scientific double blind study. Placebo effect works about 35% of the time! ...Read more

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What is the herbal treatment for bedwetting?

What is the herbal treatment for bedwetting?

None: Bedwetting is a normal developmental stage for many children and is now considered normal up into the teens. One or both parents usually have a history of bedwetting. No herbs have been shown to help in clinical trials. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/bed-wetting/basics/alternative-medicine/CON-20015089 http://www.webmd.com/parenting/bedwetting-solutions-12/default.htm ...Read more

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What is candidiasis and its treatment. Is there any herbal treatment for this. ?

What is candidiasis and its treatment. Is there any herbal treatment for this. ?

Yeast infection: Candidiasis is very common in female and antibiotics administration can increased its likelyhood. One can use cranbury juice and yougurt which can help with getting the yeast infection. ...Read more

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