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Could sliding genioplasty also improve your teeth?

Could sliding genioplasty also improve your teeth?

No: Genioplasty is a cosmetic alteration of the chin. It can, however, be performed in conjunction with mobilization of the mandible-- which is an orthopedic surgery that will alter the position of the teeth. ...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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What kind of cosmetic procedures can I do for my teeth?

What kind of cosmetic procedures can I do for my teeth?

Many: Tooth whitening, cosmetic re-contouring, orthodontic straightening, tooth colored cosmetic bonding, porcelain laminates (veneers), all porcelain crowns, periodontal grafting and other gum procedures, crown lengthening, or combinations of these procedures. Each case is completely different and requires an individual one on one consultation to discuss the appropriate options. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what is the best cosmetic option for my teeth?

Can you tell me what is the best cosmetic option for my teeth?

No: That question cannot be answered without a one on one visit to your dentist for an examination, x-rays and discussion of your treatment options. ...Read more

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Is a ridge augmentation considered purely cosmetic? I lost a couple teeth in an accident, and have some pretty noticable indentaitons where the teeth were. I'm interested in have a ridge augmentaiton performed, but if insurance won't cover it i probably w

Is a ridge augmentation considered purely cosmetic? I lost a couple teeth in an accident, and have some pretty noticable indentaitons where the teeth were. I'm interested in have a ridge augmentaiton performed, but if insurance won't cover it i probably w

Functional Problem: Traumatic avulsion of teeth usually is accompanied by some degree of bone loss. If treatment of your initial injuries were covered by insurance, your dentist or surgeon should submit a supporting letter, photos and x-rays to the insurance carrier detailing the loss of teeth and bone and why reconstruction of the lost bone to its correct anatomical state and function is necessary. ...Read more

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Are crowded teeth a health risk or just cosmetic problem?

Are crowded teeth a health risk or just cosmetic problem?

Crowded teeth: Yes. Crowded teeth are difficult to keep clean and you're more susceptible to periodontal disease. ( gum and bone disease). ...Read more

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Do you think that I should get the four canine teeth extractedfor cosmetic purposes?

Nope: Can't imagine removing four of the longest, strongest teeth in your mouth. Find yourself a specialist (prosthodontist) in your area for a cosmetic consultation. ...Read more

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Should i get cosmetic dentisty if my smile is really unattractive because of my teeth?

Should i get cosmetic dentisty if my smile is really unattractive because of my teeth?

YES!: Without seeing you in person, i would say yes! most likely there are dental health issues, i.E cavities, that are supporting the unhappiness of your smile. Cosmetic dentistry will not only give you a great smile, it will remove harmful bacteria, that not only hurt your teeth they can affect your overall health. Not to mention you will have more confidence with your new bright smile! ...Read more

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Should i removal 4 canine teeth for cosmetic purposes? What effects will this have on me later on?

Usually not: When a patient presents with severe crowding and has no growth expected teeth often must be removed. The teeth selected for removal depends on many factors but the choice is usually between first or second bicuspids. An orthodontist should be consulted before considering cuspid removal as the cuspids are cornerstone teeth that protect your other teeth while chewing. ...Read more

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I have really unattractive teeth, what cosmetic treatment should I consider?

I have really unattractive teeth, what cosmetic treatment should I consider?

Porcelain Veneers: are considered as the simplest and most esthetically pleasing technique of enhancing your smile and making it more visually appealing. The process of installing porcelain veneers involves a .5-millimeter tooth reduction and porcelain veneer are then bonded onto your teeth for a long-lasting and beautiful smile. ...Read more

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Could a cosmetic dentist change the length of my teeth?

Could a cosmetic dentist change the length of my teeth?

Diagnostic waxup: a dentist could also do a diagnostic wax up of your teeth so you could actually see the end result before you even started and decide on the exact results you're looking for. ...Read more

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