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How Long Will Take To Get A Custom Fit Mouth Guard From The Dentist
Mouth guard: In order to get a custom made mouth guard usually you need to appointment 1st appointment they take an upper and lower impression in a dental office with a bite registration and the 2nd appointment they will try it on fit check it and it's done. It usually takes 1 to 2 weeks. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
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
How long does it take from the time you go in for a braces consultation, to actually getting braces on?
That would depend: On many variables -- are you seeing an oral surgeon or a general dentist? How many teeth are being extracted? Are the teeth intact or broken down? The periodontal status of the remaining teeth? Are you awake or asleep for the procedure? The anxiety level of the patient?Medical history of the patient? To name a few. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
2-4min: It depends on the material that is uses for the impression but many new fast setting materials will still take a couple minutes to set properly and for a crown accuracy it is critical to be completely set up before removal which could cause distortion and a poorly fitting crown. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
About how long does it take to get invisalign aligners or clincheck after the impressions are taken?
2 week or less: Generally two week. Sometimes adjustment need to be made, and there is a back and forth between clinician and technician. However it can be much faster if a digital itero impression is made. Then a clincheck can almost be completed overnight. Once the clincheck is approved the aligners come in 10 days. ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
How much time can a person go without wearing partial dentures, before their teeth will possibly change position/s?
Time Frame: You're asking for a specific time frame, and that's too difficult to predict since teeth can shift differently depending on the bite, which ones are missing, tongue forces, and bone support. The sooner you replace the missing teeth the less they would have shifted. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How much does a fabricated night guard by a dentist cost? Would it be a good idea to get one, get the work needed done, and then get braces?
Varies: Varies based on a few things. Type of anesthesia and how delivered: locally placed, or regional block.The block will last longer. The various types can last from lass than 1 hour to up to 8 hours. Also, there is variation in each individual's ability to metabolize the anesthetic.Typically, if you take heavier duty medications on a regular basis for systemic problems, you will metabolize it faster. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
What's it like to wear a removable partial denture? How can I ensure they stay clean so I have good oral hygiene?
Adjustment phase: A partial is a removable prosthetic device that replaces missing teeth. There is usually an adjustment phase as this is not what the body is used to and may require some adjustments as the device is fabricated on a plaster model which has no moving muscles or gum tissues. ...Read more
Can you let me know how many vicodin is a good amount for a dentist to prescribe after wisdom teeth removal.?
It can't: A crown is a durable covering made of porcelain or metal placed over a tooth to strengthen the tooth due to decay, fracture, breakage, etc. There has to be a usable amount of tooth for the crown to be adhered to. The edge or margin can be placed just below the gum line but a crown cannot sit on just gums. Crowns are cemented or bonded to the existing tooth. ...Read more
Vares: Everyone's resistance to periodontitis is different. I've had patients who have not had their teeth cleaned in years and they are fine and others that have gum problems no matter how often they brush or have hygiene visits. Ignore your teeth and they'll go away.... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It varies: Dental decay is a demineralization of enamel, following by the advancing of the lesion into dentin and ultimately the nerve. The rate of the decay depends on the host factors, the amount of sticky or ferment carbohydrates on the tooth, the saliva quality and quantity (age related), the oral hygiene, the occlusion, the environment optimal for food impaction (open contact, gap, faulty restoration). ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Depends: The adjustment period for partial dentures varies greatly from patient to patient. Some are quick to adapt and others struggle. My advice is to be stubborn and don't give up. The more you wear your partial, the quicker you will get used to it. Do not get frustrated and see your dentist for adjustments that may be needed. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
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