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Doctor insights on: Red White And Blue Invisible Braces

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Dr. Eric Weisman
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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


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Will red fruit juices stain my ceramic braces?

Will red fruit juices stain my ceramic braces?

It can: but its unlikely. As Dr. malerman noted, if you rinse your mouth afterward you should be just fine. the rubber bands, if they are the clear ones, are more likely to stain, but the orthodontist will replace these every 6 weeks or so. ...Read more

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I went to the orthodontist and got braces tightened. A red bump formed behind my top front teeth. Slightly painful Great oral hygene

I went to the orthodontist and got braces tightened. A red bump formed behind my top front teeth. Slightly painful Great oral hygene

Incisive papilla: Covers the spot where vessels and nerves exit upper jaw & spread over palate. Tooth movement may be pinching these tissues. Have Orthodontist check tissue. Make sure you brush area gently 2x/day. Clean between teeth (floss or Water Pik) daily. Take analgesics as needed. ...Read more

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Jammed my thumb into a wall 8 days ago and it's still swollen painful and red I can move a little not much should I tape or brace it? I ice andTakeib.

Jammed my thumb into a wall 8 days ago and it's still swollen painful and red I can move a little not much should I tape or brace it? I ice andTakeib.

Xray: I see you are on hydrocodone.Is that prescribed for your thumb? has it been Xrayed?If not,let your parents know so you can get it xrayed and properly treated.Hope your thumb gets well soon. ...Read more

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Suddenly I have three red dots in differents parts of my body: neck, arm and brace. Dots are small, 2-3 mm diameter.

Suddenly I have three red dots in differents parts of my body: neck, arm and brace. Dots are small, 2-3 mm diameter.

Red dots: Difficult to know with out more information but itching would make you think of allergy or contact to something allergic. If no itching then maybe bites, chicken pox, or just a virus. Use a topical steroid first then wait to see if anything else develops. If continues to spread then see your doctor. ...Read more

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Dx'd with allergic reaction by leg incision 4 wk postop. Rash - red, raised, dry, itchy. Steroid cream 2x day, covered leg in brace. How long last?

Dx'd with allergic reaction by leg incision 4 wk postop. Rash - red, raised, dry, itchy. Steroid cream 2x day, covered leg in brace. How long last?

Depends: Depends on what type of allergic reaction you are encountering and whether you are still exposed. To the allergen. I presume your problem is from something you came into contact with during surgery and that it is most a skin rash. If no further contact, i'd expect the rash to subside in about a week. If you want a better answer, you will need to give us a better description. ...Read more

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I'm wearing invisible braces (clearstep) and it's so painful. How can I ease the pain?

I'm wearing invisible braces (clearstep) and it's so painful. How can I ease the pain?

NSAIDs or Tylenol: Tylenol is the drug of choice for orthodontic pain without affecting orthodontic tooth movement. ...Read more

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