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Dr. Harry Aronowitz
Board Certified, Orthodontics
39 years in practice
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What are some options for correcting crowded teeth?

Dr. Harry Aronowitz
Board Certified, Orthodontics
39 years in practice
1M people helped
What are some options for correcting crowded teeth?

Basically 3 options.: Sometimes minor crowding can be resolved by expansion, or by enlarging the arch of your teeth. Another option for minor crowding is reducing the size of your teeth by shaving a tiny bit between your teeth. The third option is to remove some teeth when severe crowding is present. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Pack
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
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Crowded Teeth (Definition)

Crowded teeth may be seen if a child is born with a jaw that is abnormally small, giving the teeth less room ...Read more


Dr. Arnold Malerman
Board Certified, Orthodontics
48 years in practice
17M people helped
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How do you fix crowded teeth?

Dr. Arnold Malerman
Board Certified, Orthodontics
48 years in practice
17M people helped
How do you fix crowded teeth?

Get Ortho consult: The dental specialist that deals with tooth and jaw misalignment problems is the orthodontist, and there are many ways to uncrowd. Ask you dentist to refer you for a consultation with an orthodontic specialist. Working together, the orthodontist can create the best possible platform on which your dentist can do any required tooth reshaping. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Pack
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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Board Certified, Dentistry
35 years in practice
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How can straighten very crowded teeth without removing any teeth?

Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Board Certified, Dentistry
35 years in practice
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How can straighten very crowded teeth without removing any teeth?

Create Space: When orthodontists assess a case, they look at the arch size, tooth sizes, lip support, profile, etc. If you have very crowded teeth, it means you probably don't have enough room in your mouth for all of the teeth. Sometimes space can be created by expanding the arches, thinning the teeth by shaving them a bit, or moving them buccally. Each mouth is different, so your orthodontist knows best 4 u. ...Read more

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Dr. Shawn Murray
Board Certified, Dentistry
10 years in practice
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Are crowded teeth a health risk or just cosmetic problem?

Dr. Shawn Murray
Board Certified, Dentistry
10 years in practice
407K people helped
Are crowded teeth a health risk or just cosmetic problem?

Crowded teeth: Yes. Crowded teeth are difficult to keep clean and you're more susceptible to periodontal disease. ( gum and bone disease). ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Pack
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Dr. Jay Kansal
Board Certified, Dentistry
9 years in practice
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Am I still eligible for invisalign if I have crowded teeth?

Dr. Jay Kansal
Board Certified, Dentistry
9 years in practice
169K people helped

Yes: Yes that is one of the things invisalign can fix as invisalign are clear braces. Of course every situation is different and it depends on how crowded your teeth are, as invisalign does have limitations in severe cases. ...Read more

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Dr. Shawn Murray
Board Certified, Dentistry
10 years in practice
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How much does invisalign cost for crowded teeth?

Dr. Shawn Murray
Board Certified, Dentistry
10 years in practice
407K people helped

Invisalign: This really depends where you live. Costs vary throughout the nation. In my area it's around $6000 but depends on what's needed. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeff Kimble
Board Certified, Dentistry
17 years in practice
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How do you get tartar buildup off of crowded teeth?

Dr. Jeff Kimble
Board Certified, Dentistry
17 years in practice
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Dentist or hygienist: Only a dental professional can get the tarter off. It is pretty much impossible for a patient to scrape it off. After you get them cleaned, you definitely can keep it off with proper care, such as using a power toothbrush and flossing. Straightening the teeth will also make them easier to clean. ...Read more

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Board Certified, Dentistry
35 years in practice
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If I have crowded teeth, should I get spacers?

Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Board Certified, Dentistry
35 years in practice
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If I have crowded teeth, should I get spacers?

No: Call an orthodontist for a consultation.

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Dr. Hans Reinemer
Board Certified, Pediatric Dentistry
29 years in practice
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Will i be able to get invisalign if I have crowded teeth?

Dr. Hans Reinemer
Board Certified, Pediatric Dentistry
29 years in practice
126K people helped

In some cases, yes: Invisalign is a possible treatment option for the improvement of crowded teeth. However, not every orthodontic case can be treated with this method. Consult your orthodontist for treatment options. ...Read more

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Dr. Anna Guarna
Board Certified, Dentistry
30 years in practice
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Crowded teeth pushing lateral incisors backwards.. What should I do?

Dr. Anna Guarna
Board Certified, Dentistry
30 years in practice
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Crowded teeth pushing lateral incisors backwards.. What should I do?

Orthodontics: Orthodontics will correct crooked teeth. You can look into having invisible aligners or standard braces. ...Read more

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