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How To Get Rid Of The Gap In My Front Teeth Without Braces
Many factors: There is no one correct answer that can be given to you, over the internet, sight unseen. Bonding, orthodontics, laminates, and crowns are a few choices depending on the size of the space, your bite, and the condition of the teeth. Your best answer will be given to you by the dentist who is going to treat you. Give them a call. ...Read more
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
Usually : Braces are the most common way to move teeth and remove spaces. Because a number of variables are involved and spaces vary, your orthodontist will help you in evaluating your teeth and tell you what is possible. Treatment times will vary based on the severity and position of spacing, so be sure to tell your specialist your goals for your teeth so they can help you best. ...Read more
Consult needed: The answer to your question is dependent upon the shape of your teeth, the size of the gaps, the way the teeth meet with each other, the cause of the gaps and how important it is for you to do something about it. Make sure your gums are healthy first! possible scenarios are composite bonded fillings, crowns, invisalign, removable ortho appliances, and reconsider conventional orthodontics. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Surg v Non-Surg: The surgical solution is to reshape the teeth. The non-surgical solution is to move the teeth. Best solution: talk to your dentist about reshaping, ask for a referral to anorthodontic specialist to talk about tooth repositioning. Often best result achieved with combined tooth movement and reshaping. Get all the facts then make your decision. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bonded restorations: Tooth colored fillings can be used to restore cavities in those anterior teeth. The composite material comes in many shades, and your dentist will match the color to your own tooth. If the tooth is severely damaged, then porcelain restorations can be used, and the same color matching applies. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Veneers or bleaching: I'm assuming you are referring to the part of the tooth towards the gum line? If so the color of normal teeth will be darker as it gets closer to the gum line. This is because the enamel gets thinner as it gets closer to the roots of your teeth. And the roots of your teeth are much more "yellower." you may be able to remedy it with some bleaching or veneers. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 16 and have an under bite where all my bottom teeth are in front of my top teeth. How long will it take to fix with braces? All my teeth straight.
Best cosmetic fix for rough teeth? The bottom of the teeth in the front of my mouth, both on the top and the bottom are fairly rough and jagged due to both drinking too much soda in my 20s and to grinding my teeth. What would likely be the best way to fix
See a dentist: You bite can be adjusted to help prevent pinching your cheeks. ...Read more
I'm missing one of my 4 front teeth and there is also a gap on my 2 front teeth. Can i just do filling on my 2 of my front teeth to make the gap go away?
Choices: Sometimes orthodontics is the answer and sometimes restorative dentistry is the answer. Find a general dentist first and explore your options. It is fairly simple to use digital photography and a program such as photoshop to preview what each approach will accomplish and allow you to choose the right treatment. The fees will vary a lot depending on your choices. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Should not be: There is no reason to be swollen, check with your dentist as you may have an infection. If it is not dental related you need to get to an md for evaluation. Outside of infection there is no reason for swelling on an entire half of face. Gums might be irritated and swollen for a week or so but not a half of your face. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can braces push the teeth outside in spite of bonding it on the front of the teeth? And how long does it take to push outside?
Continuous Force: Orthodontic brackets and wires, together with elastics can move your teeth in a variety of directions based on how those forces are applied. Your orthodontist will customize your treatment to achieve the desired results Length of time varies based on how severe the malocclusion... talk to your orthodontist regarding your unique situation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I need braces on my teeth but my orthodontist will have to fix the space between my teeth before he can put the braces on what is that called?
How do I get rid of yellowish particles between my middle down teeth without seeing the dentist ?
I have gaps in my front teeth and either side of the tooth to the right of them, would fillings work or hide the gaps?
It can be done, but.: Whether or not it should be done, is a very different question. It depends upon many factors, such as your bite, health of your teeth and gums, amount of spacing, symmetry, long term prognosis, your expectations, etc. I suggest that you discuss all your options, along with pros and cons and costs of each with a dentist who can actually examine you and see x-rays of your teeth. ...Read more
I broke less than half of my front tooth. I want to know whetherlumineers can cover the back side of my front tooth to improve its strength.
Veneers: Lumineers are just a brand name no prep veneer. If a tooth is badly broken it will not add strength, you may need a full crown to protect the remaining tooth structure. If it not badly broken, a veneer can be a good option, the type of veneer needs to be determined by your dentist. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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