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Dr. Arnold Malerman
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Mouth Braces (Overview)

Mouth braces are devices put on the teeth in order to move them into the correct position.


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Do full mouth braces hurt a lot?

Do full mouth braces hurt a lot?

It shouldn't: Some discomfort is to be expected, but no, it shouldn't hurt a lot. Having said that, everyone has a different pain threshold and things are relative. Discuss any issues or questions with your own dentist either before or during treatment. Dentists always want their patients to be comfortable. ...Read more

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
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Mouth Braces (Overview)

Mouth braces are devices put on the teeth in order to move them into the correct position.


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What is the price range on mouth braces?

What is the price range on  mouth braces?

Depands case /locati: The cost in us can vary from 3500 to 7000. The variation can be based on the degree of problem or malocclusion, expertise of the doctor , mechanics used ( visible, partially visible-ceramic braces, totally invisible -clear aligners, invisalign etc and the geographic location. Some metropolitan areas might be more expensive due to larger local overheads.In third world countries it is much cheaper. ...Read more

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I am getting mouth braces and was wondering about pain?

Brace soreness: The first time you get braces you will start to get sore about 5 hours later. That soreness will increase a little more each day for the first 3 days and will last for 1-2 weeks but it's not a bad pain just sore and achey. ...Read more

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What happens if retainers arent worn after mouth braces have been out?

What happens if retainers arent worn after mouth braces have been out?

Teeth move: Teeth have a tendency to move back to where they came from. There can be jaw growth until about age 30 which can affect tooth position also. There are many adults out there who wish they had listened to their dentist/orthodontist and some are wearing braces a second time to get their beautiful smile back. ...Read more

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Can anyone tell me of some chewing gum you can chew with mouth braces?

Can anyone tell me of some chewing gum you can chew with mouth braces?

There aren't any: Braces work by using wires to move your teeth. The orthodontist bends the wires in very specific ways to make sure that the movements gently move your teeth. Chewing gum can bend the wires and even break them- potentially damaging your teeth, gums and tongue. ...Read more

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How much more does invisalign cost more than traditional, metal mouth braces?

How much more does invisalign cost more than traditional, metal mouth braces?

Slightly more: Invisalign prices vary greatly depending on the extent of the correction you need & where you live in the nation. Prices typically range from $3000 to $8000. According to braces.Com, the price of metal braces also varies widely, based again on the region you reside in & the amount of correction needed. However, these prices generally tend to be slightly lower than the price for invisalign. ...Read more

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Mouth braces (Tip)

The average person has to wear their braces for 18 to 30 months. ...See more

Dr. Dinh Bui Dr. Bui
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What are powerful ways to reduce the pain of cuts in your mouth from braces?

Dr. Dinh Bui Dr. Bui
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What are powerful ways to reduce the pain of cuts in your mouth from braces?

Wax: Your dentist/orthodontist should give you some wax to place on top of cut area for relief. Warm salt water holding briefly 15 seconds, then rinse will help. 2 tylenol (acetaminophen) will also help. Topical numbing using orajel or orabase or chloraseptic spray will also help. After the initial adaptation period (couple weeks), it will get better as your oral mucosa adapts. Consult with your dentist. ...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


Dr. James Dukelow
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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