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How Many Teeth Ned To Be Pulled If I Have Crowded Teeth And Am Getting Braces
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2 cavities. Both lower 2nd molars. No wisdom teeth. No insurance. Do I need to be concerned about shifting if I get them extracted? Need to get fixed.
To extract or not?: Hi there, I noticed that you are 24 years old, much too young to be losing teeth. It would be best for you to visit a dentist for a comprehensive exam so that you can make an informed decision. To answer your Q, yes teeth can shift and the opposing teeth will erupt. Extracting a restorable tooth may seem like a good idea now because money is scarce, but replacing it later will be much more costly. ...Read more
Have semi crowded teeth and i want braces or invisalign, do I need to get some removed beforehand?
Ortho consult 1st: That will be up to the orthodontist to decide after you have gone for a consultation and all the records taken. This usually includes a complete clinical examination, x-rays, periodontal evaluation and study models. While sometimes it will be obvious to the orthodontist on your initial visit, most of the time the orthodontist needs to carefully evaluate all records before making that decision. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Dental experts! what will happen if I have crowded teeth but get braces without extracting my teeth?
Evaluation: An orthodontist will measure the size of your teeth and the size of the bone to support your teeth. If there's enough bone, teen can be straightened without ext factions. If there's a mismatch, extractions may be necessary. Can't put a quart and a half into a quart container. If teeth expanded beyond their bone support they created permanent bone loss. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do if i got my wisdom teeth out plus four more teeth taken out for braces because I have extremely bad crowding well?
Braces: Having teeth removed in order to straighten the teeth is sometimes necessary especially if you have bad crowding. There is no pain during the actual extraction because you will be numb but there will be some discomfort after. When you are done with your orthodontic treatment, you or anyone else will not be able to tell you are missing teeth without counting them. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Crooked teeth: Why would you pull teeth for dentures if they are crooked? It's better to keep your teeth as long as you can. Dentures are like a wooden leg. They will work but will never be the same or as comfortable. Visit with a dentist and orthodontist before you decide to pull teeth. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Braces off soon : Many people want to get braces off as soon as possible for a variety of reasons. After your braces come off, you need retainers, which are simply custom made pieces of plastic with metal wires to hold the teeth in the same position. You can always finish your orthodontic treatment later in your life at any age. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I want to get braces done because my teeth have gaps just gaps and I am only 14. What type of braces would i need?
Ortho consult?: Discuss your wishes with your parent or guardian, and your own general dentist. If everyone is on the same page, you should see an orthodontist who can then carefully evaluate your occlusion (bite) and determine what would be the best course of treatment for you at this time. It's more important to find a trusted & skilled dentist for advice, than to wonder what type of braces would be used. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
My back teeth keep chipping.What would a dentist do to stop this.My wisdom teeth are 90% through.I have very good oral hygiene and have no fillings?
Is it possible if I have severe upper rear teeth crossbite to be able to get and wear dentures? I am 50yrs old and not sure if dentures will be ok
I brush my teeth religiously but my gums are hurting a lot since 3 teeth have chipped to the gumline terrified to go to a dentist?
Contact dentist: Speak to the dentist prior to the treatment. Oral analgesics and nitrous oxide are suggestions for a fearful patient, coupled with profound local anesthesia. Another option, but more expensive, would be to have an anesthesiologist administer anesthesia while the dentist performs your dental work. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had braces and my bottom teeth are beginning to shift. What options do I have besides braces to get my teeth straight again?
Do I need braces if my teeth are straight, but the problem is that I don't like how I have some gaps around my teeth? Can I still get braces?
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