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How long will it take retainer to straighten crooked teeth?

How long will it take retainer to straighten crooked teeth?

Crooked teeth: First be sure that your retainer is supposed to straighten your teeth. The very term retainer means to retain which in this case is to prevent movement. There are some types of appliances that are grouped in with retainers such as a spring appliance which will move teeth but is limited. Invisalign is much like a retainer but it moves teeth. Is yours made to move teeth? Check with your doc. ...Read more

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Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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Would a dental retainer fix one crooked tooth?

Would a dental retainer fix one crooked tooth?

Depends on position: If correction involves a simple tipping motion to correct the position, then a retainer can correct it. If the tooth is significantly rotated and /or tilted out of line such that it would require rotational correction and /or uprighting of the root, then braces or invisalign may be required. ...Read more

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Out of the three, which one takes longer to fix: widely spaced teeth, really crowded teeth, or crooked teeth?

Out of the three, which one takes longer to fix: widely spaced teeth, really crowded teeth, or crooked teeth?

Consultation needed: Your question is too broad and has insufficient information in order to give you an answer that will be helpful. Each case is different and needs to be evaluated by a personal clinical examination along with x-rays of the teeth. If you have a specific problem or need, i suggest you consult with a general dentist first who can refer you to an orthodontist. ...Read more

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Needing expert help. I have crooked teeth, I am looking so bad, even i cannot take my photo, what i can do, ?

Needing expert help. I have crooked teeth, I am looking so bad, even i cannot take my photo, what i can do, ?

Go for a: Dental consult with a general dentist (or prosthodontist) and an orthodontist. Together, they can formulate a treatment plan to improve your smile. ...Read more

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What is a good way to straighten my crooked teeth?

What is a good way to straighten my crooked teeth?

Orthodontics: Please consult with a local orthodontist who can examine you, determine the extent of your malocclusion, and advise you of the various modalities that can be used to treat your specific condition. No two mouths are exactly the same. ...Read more

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What is a good way to straighten my crooked teeth?

See an Orthodontist: Many orthodontists offer an initial complimentary consultation. This allows you to find out what type of treatment for your individual situation is recommended and get all your questions answered. Best of luck!. ...Read more

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Please help! what is the best way to straighten my crooked teeth?

Orthodontics: Orthodontics is by far the best way to straighten malpositioned teeth. A consultation with an orthodontist on staten island can give you some idea as to the scope and cost of the treatment you might need. ...Read more

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Is there anyway to correct just one crooked tooth without resorting to orthodontia? Most of my teeth are perfectly straight, expect for one front tooth, which came in crooked for some reason. Is there any way to straighten just one tooth? .

Is there anyway to correct just one crooked tooth without resorting to orthodontia? Most of my teeth are perfectly straight, expect for one front tooth, which came in crooked for some reason. Is there any way to straighten just one tooth? 


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Crooked tooth: If you are taking about trying to move the tooth so that it is straight, the answer is no. It is possible that the tooth could be restored with bonding or a crown to make it look like it is straight. That decision should be made in consultation with your primary care dentist. ...Read more

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What could an ortho. Do to straighten one tooth or improve the single crooked tooth up top?

What could an ortho. Do to straighten one tooth or improve the single crooked tooth up top?

Solve your problem!!: An orthodontist can offer you treatment option for straightening one tooth. Usually they will do a consultation for free. What are you waiting for? Call an orthodontist in your area to see what your options are. ...Read more

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How do I fix crooked teeth without gaps?

How do I fix crooked teeth without gaps?

Severity: If teeth are mildly crooked, restorative dentistry (reshaping, crowns, veneers, bonding, etc.) may be the answer. If teeth are mildly to severely crowded, straightening may be the best option. Talk to both your General Dentist and an Orthodontic Specialist, then you can decide what's best for you based on individualized professional advice. ...Read more

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Dr. Marvin Ott
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Crooked Teeth (Definition)

Actually, crooked teeth are typically crowded together, have lost their normal contact points between teeth, shifted across each other, and rotated. Crooked teeth may be part of a malocclusion (literally, a bad bite). Orthodontics deals with the resolution of crooked or crowded teeth as ...Read more


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Retainer (Definition)

Retainers are orthodontic appliances designed to minimize changes over time in your nice orthodontic result that you and your orthodontist have worked so hard for. Wear them as ...Read more