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Home Remedies For Dental Bite Disturbances
Bite disturbances: Teeth and jaws are genetically designed to fit and function in specific relationships to be the most functional, stable, and esthetic. Any deviation from the norm is a bite disturbance, meaning that teeth are not fitting and working their best. Corrective Orthodontic treatment may be required. ...Read more
Teeth and jaws are genetically designed to fit and function in specific relationships to be the most functional, stable, and esthetic. Any deviation from the norm is a bite disturbance, meaning that teeth are not fitting and working their best. Corrective Orthodontic ...Read more
Wondering what kind of dental bite my kids will have. Should i ask my fiance for photos or xrays from his youth?
Overbite: Though many dental bites do have genetic origins, there are many bites influenced by habits, accidents, or health issues. We have heard for years the they have their father's big teeth with their mother's small mouth leading to crowding. It is not that simple. Some family influences can skip generations, so it would be difficult to predict your child's bite. Don't worry. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does an adults dental bite shift slightly throughout one's life (in the absence of perio disease) or are teeth to remain in their exact position?
Occlusion (bite): Teeth are not like steel poles set in concrete. There is some slight movement. The more ideal the occlusion (bite) the more they tend to stay in place (barring periodontal disease). There may be some slight shifting over time but they should remain in the same position. Parafunctional habits may also play a role in tooth movement. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a disease thatwithout receiving professional dental treatment, results in the tooth loss? Any home remedies?
More information: To accurately answer your question, we would need to know what disease you're talking about. If it's periodontal disease, the only "home remedy" available is routine and meticulous brushing and flossing along with an antibacterial mouthwash like listerine or crest prohealth. This only helps after all the bacterial tartar is removed by your dentist, however. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer