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Yes, but...: More difficult to "fix" malocclusion with 1 hand tied behind your back. Often extends time in treatment because of lack of full control. Often results in compromise treatment results. And although cost may be slightly less the downside affects are more expensive in the long run. See a fully qualified orthodontic specialist for solution that best resolves your problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Makes it work better: Rubber bands are used to help teeth move in the desired direction. These allow the teeth to move with more control. ...Read more
Which plan is better and why for 8yr old Class II overbite w/ mild crossbite? Expander, 12mo of headgear, partial braces or braces 3-6mo & KOI
I have a temporary partial denture and i'm about to get braces how will my partials move as the braces move my teeth?
Not necessarily: Is the partial denture fixed or removeable? The alignment of your teeth is critical to receive a partial denture whether fixed or removeable. If there is an alignment problem then the solutions are either to move the teeth by braces or full coverage restorations. A prosthodontist/specialist can explain all your options for your particular situation. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a partial denture and I was informed I would need orthodontics to create room for implants. Braces with a partial, is that possible?
What is the typical recovery time for a rt leg meniscal repair (partial meniscectomy) and MCL reconstruction. How long in 0 brace & how long to drive?
Varies: When a ligament is reconstructed, the rehab time is longer because the repair needs to be protected. Rehab time depends on your age and level of fitness prior to surgery, and also on your surgeon and the type of reconstruction. I would say no driving for at least 6 weeks. Early rom in a brace is generally encouraged. ...Read more