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Home Remedies For Dental Bite Disturbances
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
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
Wisdom tooth pain: Rule #1: never put aspirin or any other painkiller against the gums near the aching tooth because it may burn the gum tissue and give you more pain. Rule #2: use OTC NSAIDs every 6 hours or Tylenol every 4 hours. Rule #3 tooth pain will not go away on its own, so it's important not to ignore the symptoms. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Until I can afford dental appt. , what is an effective otc or home remedy toothache reliever? Its many teeth. I literally use a tube of ambesol a day.
5 suggestions given: See if you qualify for the dental component of Obamacare. Try a school or residency program. Try a dentist that may work with you financially, see if you qualify for third party payments, such as Lending Tree or CareCredit or purchase a dental insurance plan with reduced rates. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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