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What unconventional tooth cleaning practices do periodontists do?

What unconventional tooth cleaning practices do periodontists do?

Additional info: Some additional procedures done include root planing and use of lasers to do gum surgeries and rendering the pocket ( space around the tooth in the gums ) sterile to promote healing. ...Read more

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
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Orthodontics (Definition)

Orthodontics is a recognized dental specialty that focuses on the study and treatment ...Read more


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Are the best medical schools in the states? Are medical schools in india, china, japan, england/uk, iraq, israel, etc., reputable? Would you attend?

Are the best medical schools in the states? Are medical schools in india, china, japan, england/uk, iraq, israel, etc., reputable? Would you attend?

Best is relative.: Good medical schools and great doctors in every country. Generalizing possible, but misleading. Most medical education takes place during internship / residency. Best education is one that prepares you for practice in the society and culture you live in. Japanese schools are great for japanese physicians and likewise for the other countries. ...Read more

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Can adult (age 20) correct overbite by functional appliances? For instance, herbst appliance

Can adult (age 20) correct overbite by functional appliances? For instance, herbst appliance

Yes: Yes appliance therapy can be used effectively in adults. All cases are different and need proper records for a comprehensive diagnosis and treatment plan. Other treatment may be needed depending on your situation including other appliances and braces. ...Read more

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How much do dental retainers cost in charlotte nc?

How much do dental retainers cost in charlotte nc?

Varies: Different areas charge different prices. Expect $200-$400 as a reasonable charge. ...Read more

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Fao tooth975 - adult orthognathic surgery or functional orthodontics, can you tell me?

Fao tooth975 - adult orthognathic surgery or functional orthodontics, can you tell me?

Depends on growth: Functional Orthodontics is most effective in growing children. If there is a large jaw discrepancy in a non-growing person it typically requires Orthognathic surgery for proper correction. ...Read more

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I have a misaligned jaw (receding jaw, overbite) + crowded teeth.. If my dentist ask for extracting 4 teeth, is he categorized as tradtional orthodon?

I have a misaligned jaw (receding jaw, overbite) + crowded teeth.. If my dentist ask for extracting 4 teeth, is he categorized as tradtional orthodon?

No: Requesting tooth extractions does not qualify a dentist as an orthodontic specialist. A 10, 000+ hour post-dental school residency in orthodontics is required. An orthodontist will only do orthodontics, not cleanings, fillings, caps, etc. As an adult, with jaws that are no longer growing, you need the services of an orthodontic specialist. ...Read more

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Could cook children's healthcare cover orthodontist?

Could cook children's healthcare cover orthodontist?

Call ins. Co.: Either call insurance company to ask if they cover orthodontics or review your insurance contract about covered dental services.. ...Read more

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What teeth whitening brand would dentists recommend?

What teeth whitening brand would dentists recommend?

Crest white strips: I recommend crest white strips. you can buy them at most drug stores. ...Read more

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What cosmetic dental procedures are available for people who have missing teeth?

What cosmetic dental procedures are available for people who have missing teeth?

Replace them.: Replace missing teeth with an implant-based restoration, a fixed or removable bridge, something temporary, or move the teeth around the space to close it. Your dentist can help you explore the best option for your mouth. ...Read more

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How are nance appliances (type of orthodontic appliance) removed?

How are nance appliances (type of orthodontic appliance) removed?

Same way: Same way 2 porcupines make love, very carefully. Thanks for playing straight man for me. Nance appliances anchored onto molars by metal bands. A special plier, called a Band Removing Plier, will easily pop the bands off the teeth in just seconds. Please see Dentist or Orthodontist who plac d the appliance to assure that it's removal is appropriate. ...Read more

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Dental orthodics, bite adjustments. What is cost?

Dental orthodics, bite adjustments. What is cost?

Wide range: Cost for these procedures vary widely according to the area you are in, the complexity of the treatment involved and the skill level of the dentist. Start the process, get a complete evaluation and quote for treatment and get other opinions to feel confident in the fix and the cost. ...Read more

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Are acrylic orthodontic retainers safe to use?

Are acrylic orthodontic retainers safe to use?

Of course: If unsafe they would have been banned by the fda. Acrylic has been used in dentistry for over a century. There are an infinitesimally small group of people allergic to acrylic, but less than are allergic to strawberries or chocolate. Don't worry. Chance of allergy less than chance of being struck by lightning. ...Read more

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Has anyone ever heard of dr. Donosaur dental medicaid insurance. Will they cover braces? Will they cover orthodontics like braces?

Has anyone ever heard of dr. Donosaur dental medicaid insurance. Will they cover braces? Will they cover orthodontics like braces?

Mostly no: Medicaid does cover orthodontics in some states in our country. Therefore, ask your orthodontist. Medicaid also administers payment to providers for exception patients with craniofacial deformities such as oral clefts, etc. And even in rare cases of extremes of "normal". Eligibility is attained by attending by referral an oral cleft craniofacial anomaly team. ...Read more

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Can dentists practice general dentistry while pursuing a specialty like orthodontics?

Sure: If you have successfully passed the boards and have a license in your locality, you can practice according to those documents. Having time to do so while in a full time graduate program is another issue, however. ...Read more

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Are there any free psychiatric services in broward county florida?

Are there any free psychiatric services in broward county florida?

Cmhc's: Community mental health centers get funding for free services for individuals with limited means. Try them first. ...Read more

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What orthodontic appliances use headgear?

What orthodontic appliances use headgear?

Adjunct: A headgear is an adjunct to orthodontic treatment used to modify skeletal growth and/or to affect tooth position. Headgear can be used in addition to any fixed appliance (braces) system. Don't get hung up on gadgets. Focus on finding the best qualified orthodontic specialist in your area to treat your family. Let him pick the best appliance for the individual's needs. ...Read more

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