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Dr. Ronald Achong
145 doctors shared insights

Missing Teeth (Overview)

A tooth which is not in your mouth.


Dr. Ronald Achong
145 doctors shared insights

Missing Teeth (Overview)

A tooth which is not in your mouth.


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Are there methods to treating ugly little teeth & missing teeth without getting braces?

Are there methods to treating ugly little teeth & missing teeth without getting braces?

Consult first: All my colleagues gave you great answers. Step #1 is to see a dentist (or even a few) for a consultation. After having a complete and thorough dental examination and a full series of x-rays, your dentist(s) can discuss what restorative options are available and best for your specific circumstances. Then you can decide which one fits your needs and budget. ...Read more

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Dental Implants (Tip)

Dental Implants

Dental implants represent a better, more predictable & longer lasting way of replacing missing teeth. ...See more

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Dealing with Wisdom Teeth (Checklist)

See dentist or oral surgeon for evaluation
once
Have wisdom teeth extracted if unable to maintain the teeth or if they are impacted
once
Take NSAIDs if you experience pain or swelling from the wisdom teeth
daily
Rinse with warm salt water if experiencing gum swelling around teeth.
daily
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What is the best dental treatment for a teenager to temporarily replace missing teeth prior to getting implants?

What is the best dental treatment for a teenager to temporarily replace missing teeth prior to getting implants?

No one best: There are many options. It depends upon the location, age, tooth position, bite, finances, etc. You need to discuss this issue with the general dentist or prosthodonist taking care of the patient. We can only give you some general information which may or may not apply to your own particular circumstances. That would not be very helpful. ...Read more

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Which is the best type of bridge to fix the 2 front missing teeth, the adjacent teeth are healthy./ should?

Which is the best type of bridge to fix the 2 front missing teeth, the adjacent teeth are healthy./ should?

Implants: The best and often the most esthetic treatment would be dental implants, especially if the adjecent teeth are sound. If your not interested in implants, a porcelain fused to zirconia bridge would give the next best esthetics, in my opinion. That depends also on the length of the span for the missing teeth. ...Read more

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Dental Implants (Tip)

Dental Implants

Dental implants look like natural teeth. ...See more

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Getting Straight Teeth (Checklist)

See an orthodontist
Once
See a dentist trained In cosmetic dentistry
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What to do if i don't like having missing teeth. How long will it take to get false ones fitted?

What to do if i don't like having missing teeth. How long will it take to get false ones fitted?

Missing teeth: Keeping your natural teeth healthy is best for eating chewing and your general health. Unfortunately, keeping your teeth for a lifetime isn't always the option. Luckily, there are many ways to replace the missing teeth. See your dentist for a consultation, x-rays and treatment. ...Read more

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Is seeing someone with missing teeth a tipoff about meth abuse?

Is seeing someone with missing teeth a tipoff about meth abuse?

Meth abuse: Dental loss has many causes, and meth abuse is just one of hundreds, however the "faces of meth" is a good subject to google if you are interested. ...Read more

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