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How long does the procedure to put on braces take?

How long does the procedure to put on braces take?

Not long: Placing braces is quick and easy these days. I place a full set of brackets in about 6 minutes. This is prefaced with tooth preparation by my assistant which takes about 5 minutes. We wait 5 minutes for the glue to set, then place the arch wires which are the vehicle that actually moves your teeth. We soend about twice as much time reviewing our "care and feeding" of you and your braces. ...Read more

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Dr. Louis Gallia
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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


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How long will it take for the resuluts of a tibia surgery?

How long will it take for the resuluts of a tibia surgery?

What kind of tibial: Surgery we are talking about, this will decide the answer. ...Read more

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How long does the bankart procedure take?

How long does the bankart procedure take?

Variable: Anterior shoulder stabilization or bankart surgery is fairly routine but length of surgery is variable depending on extent of labral tearing and which type of approach (arthroscopic vs open) is taken. Sometimes additional unforseen pathology is encountered which can lengthen procedure. ...Read more

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How long does it take your body to rid itself of the anesthesia after wisdom teeth surgery?

How long does it take your body to rid itself of the anesthesia after wisdom teeth surgery?

What type?: If you are talking about local anesthetic, depending on the kind that was used, it can be anywhere from a few hours with Lidocaine up to 12 hours with marcaine. If you are referring to being put to sleep, the half life can make you groggy into the next day. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover fully from septoplasty of the uterus?

How long does it take to recover fully from septoplasty of the uterus?

Not long: 6 weeks or so, maybe less but your doctor knows the extent so would be the first person to ask, good luck. ...Read more

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How long does blepharoplasty take? How long does the procedure for blepharoplasty take? .

Depends : Depends on the surgeon and the complexity, but generally 1-1.5 hours for all 4 evelids. ...Read more

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How long does the appendicitis procedure generally take?

How long does the appendicitis procedure generally take?

It depends: Removal of the appendix, or appendectomy, can take as little as half an hour or as much as three. It all depends on the severity of the infection and inflammation which has everything to do with how early the appendicitis was caught. ...Read more

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For what length of time does it take to recover from wisdom teeth removal?

For what length of time does it take to recover from wisdom teeth removal?

Varies: The recovery time is dependent on the degree of complexity and level of impaction, but this is a standard procedure that is done every day. Your surgeon will be able to tell you more based on your situation. ...Read more

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How long does the ureteroscopy take?

How long does the ureteroscopy take?

A few mionutes: A ureteroscopy would be in addition to a cystoscopy - either usually only require a few minutes to accomplish. ...Read more

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How long does it usually take for the orthodontist to remove a person's braces?

How long does it usually take for the orthodontist to remove a person's braces?

About an hour: Actual braces removal takes about 20-30 minutes. The remaining appt time is spent taking final photos, x-rays and impressions for your retainers. ...Read more

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How long does it take to heal from cosmetic surgery on the face?

How long does it take to heal from cosmetic surgery on the face?

It varies: To answer this you need to be more specific as to what kind of surgery you are asking about. In general, facial healing is fairly quick. Most bruising will be gone within 7-14 days. Most swelling goes away in a few weeks but will continue to improve for up to a year. Smoking and other health problems can delay healing. ...Read more

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How long will it take for my throat to heal after the peanut is taken out? Why a biopsy? How long will this procedure take?

How long will it take for my throat to heal after the peanut is taken out? Why a biopsy? How long will this procedure take?

Strange question: if you chocked after eating peanuts and associated breathing difficulty followed that it is emergency. see doctor ASAP. I m however is not certain if you need theoat biopsy for this. There are might other reasons to suggest biopsy beside peanut true allergy reaction. Again, see your doctor and get proper evaluation and Tx. ...Read more

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How long does an otoplasty procedure take? How long should I expect my otoplasty to take from the time that i enter the hospital to the time i leave? .

How long does an otoplasty procedure take? How long should I expect my otoplasty to take from the time that i enter the hospital to the time i leave?

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1 - 2hrs; 4-6 hrs to: Tal. Depending on the facility, type of anesthesia. I usually perform this surgery in our surgical suite and can have the patient in and out within 3-4 hours. ...Read more

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How do braces fill in the gap for the extracted teeth and how long would it take?

How do braces fill in the gap for the extracted teeth and how long would it take?

Bridge the gap: Braces move teeth around slowly to close gaps between teeth. It can take months up to a year but your orthodontist should have given you a time frame during your treatment consult appointment. Good luck! ...Read more

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How long does it take for the steroids in an ESI to start working? How long for the temporary anesthetic to wear off? L3/L4

How long does it take for the steroids in an ESI to start working? How long for the temporary anesthetic to wear off? L3/L4

Epidural steroids: Normally they act in about 2-3 days but may take as long as 10 days to show the effect depending on the amount of inflammation. The local anesthetic wears off in 2-4 hours depending on which was used. If you continue to have numbness after such a procedure beyond a few hours, it is a concern and should be evaluated. Please see the physician who did your procedure. ...Read more

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How long does it take for the effects of roaccutane to wear off?

How long does it take for the effects of roaccutane to wear off?

Do you mean Accutane: The side effects of Accutane should be worn off within a month. There have been some case reports of persistent dryness of the eyes. ...Read more

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Does the brace really help align your knees? how long does the process take?

Does the brace really help align your knees? how long does the process take?

Knee braces: There is some controversy over exactly what knee braces do and how they work. However, the concensus in the medical commmunity is that they can be beneficial under certain circumstances, depending on exactly what your diagnosis is. You should see a good orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in knees and have a proper evaluation. Check out this handout: http://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0115/p423.html# ...Read more

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How long does a meningooma surgery take and how long is the hospital stay?

How long does a meningooma surgery take and how long is the hospital stay?

Dependent: This is dependent on the location of the meningioma, how large it is, if it's fully removable, and the patient's clinical status prior to surgery. I know you'd like a better answer- in an ideal case, if it goes really well and is really simple, then expect anywhere from 3-5 days. If there are difficulties, it could be 5 days and may last up to 3 weeks depending on the difficulties. ...Read more

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How long does it take for the effects of hydroxyzine to wear off?

How long does it take for the effects of hydroxyzine to wear off?

HYDROXYZINE: In healthy individual (i mean no liver, kidney or other metabolic diseases): onset of action- 15 to 30 minutes after intake; duration of action 4-6 hours- when you take recommended dose. If you are taking other medicines e.g. Barbiturates, central nervous system depressant medications, etc. The effect may be longer. ...Read more

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