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How to get rid of the gap in my teeth?

How to get rid of the gap in my teeth?

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

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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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Can braces get rid of the gap between my teeth?

Can braces get rid of the gap between my teeth?

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

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How do I get rid of the gaps in my teeth without braces? I have them in my front 6 teeth?

How do I get rid of the gaps in my teeth without braces? I have them in my front 6 teeth?

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 more

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How do I get rid of the small gaps between your teeth after periodontitis?

How do I get rid of the small gaps between your teeth after periodontitis?

Restorations: Continued treatment of the gums to try and fill in the gaps is usually not predictable. Your best option is to see your restorative dds. With bonding or veneers, the gaps can disappear. ...Read more

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What can I get besides braces to close a gap in my front teeth?

What can I get besides braces to close a gap in my front teeth?

Veneers or Bonding: If your occlusion or bite is within normal limits and the distance of the gap won't compromise the aesthetic appearance of the cosmetic work, you can be a candidate for bonding or veneers. ...Read more

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Can I get braces to close small gaps on the side of my teeth?

Can I get braces to close small gaps on the side of my teeth?

See an orthodontist: The most conservative and minimally invasive way to close a small gap is orthodontic treatment, either using conventional fixed braces, or invisible braces (e.g. Invisalign). Ask your orthodontist for more information. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of gaps in teeth without braces?

What can I do to get rid of gaps in teeth without braces?

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 more

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How do cavities get fixed in the front teeth without being noticeable?

How do cavities get fixed in the front teeth without being noticeable?

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 more

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How can I make my bottom portion of the teeth whiter?

How can I make my bottom portion of the teeth whiter?

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 more

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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.

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.

Orthodontic Consult: An orthodontist who can personally examine you can give you a good estimate of treatment time required. Each case is different and this question cannot be answered properly without a full orthodontic workup and evaluation. ...Read more

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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

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

Depends: On how bad they are and how long you want the treatment to last and how good do you want to look. As little as enameloplasty, to may be some bonded resins to as much as veneers or crowns....Consult a local dentist. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Have dental exam: A dentist can help explain to you if fillings/bonding can be done to close the gap. A dentist needs to be careful not to make the teeth look to wide for the height of the tooth. After a thorough exam, the dentist can explain the best treatment option for you. ...Read more

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How can I remove space between the front teeth , and how much the fees for that?

How can I remove space between the front teeth , and how much the fees for that?

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 more

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Half of my face is swollen due to dental crowns. How to get rid of the swelling?

Half of my face is swollen due to dental crowns. How to get rid of the swelling?

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 more

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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?

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 more

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How do I get rid of yellowish particles between my middle down teeth without seeing the dentist ?

How do I get rid of yellowish particles between my middle down teeth without seeing the dentist ?

Calculus: If the yellow particles are calculus (hardened bacterial colonies) you will need to see a dentist to have the material scraped off your teeth. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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.

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 more

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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