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Doctor insights on: Remedies For Malocclusion

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Can there be any quick treatment for malocclusion of my teeth?

Can there be any quick treatment for malocclusion of my teeth?

Yes: If you are in a rush to straighten your teeth there are several mechanisms to speed things up. Ask your orthodontist about 1. Propel: this uses small "micro-perferations" to speed teeth movement. 2. Acceladent: this is an intra-oral vibrator that speeds things up. 3. Wickodontics: a combination surgical-orthodontic technique. ...Read more

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Hi.I have gross malocclusion.I want to undergo orthodontic treatment for improving my esthetics.I fear if my profile worsens?

Profile ?: Most orthodontist take your profile into consideration when getting a treatment plan for you..I would not worry about worsening your profile ...Orthodontist specialist really know what do do and will only improve your smile and overall look. ...Read more

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I have class 2 div 1 malocclusion... With 5mm crowding in lower arch incisors... My doctor has not extracted my lower premolars on my request... Only upper two premolars r extracted... Now on treatment the lower incisors has proclined about 8mm to 10mm...

Treatment Plan: Please revisit your orthodontist and discuss your concerns. It would be wise to follow their treatment recommendation. You've dictated a treatment sequence that was obviously not correct for your situation. ...Read more

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What is malocclusion?

What is malocclusion?

Bad Occlusion: Malocclusion is actually stating that the way your teeth come together is off or not ideal. Honestly almost eveyone has some form of malocclusion, however it usually is used to refer to someone with more prominent malocclusion, so the need for braces or even surgery+braces is needed to correct it. ...Read more

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How can I help malocclusion?

Orthodontist: Your local orthodontist is the expert in dental occlusion. They will be able to develop a treatment plan to fit your expectations. ...Read more

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What can help treat malocclusion?

What can help treat malocclusion?

Ortho vs restorative: Malocclusion is a problem in the way the upper & lower teeth fit together in biting or chewing. It literally means "bad bite". The two main forms of malocclusion are skeletal & dental. Skeletal requires orthognathic surgery & orthodontics to correct. Dental malocclusion can be corrected by ortho alone. Some malocclusion can be corrected by having restorative work done alone or in combo w/ ortho. ...Read more

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Best way to diagnose malocclusion?

Dentist: See your dentist for this diagnosis or an orthodontist. Are you having other symptoms like excessive tooth wear or TMJ pain? Good questions to ask and have answered. ...Read more

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What procedures treat malocclusion?

What procedures  treat malocclusion?

Jaw surgery, ortho: Malocclusion is a problem in the way the upper & lower teeth fit together in biting or chewing. It literally means "bad bite". The two main forms of malocclusion are skeletal & dental. Skeletal requires orthognathic surgery & orthodontics to correct. Dental malocclusion can be corrected by ortho alone. Some malocclusion can be corrected by having restorative work done alone or in combo w/ ortho. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms, signs of malocclusion?

Malocclusion: means the teeth are not aligned properly. Severe malocclusion is also known as: crowded teeth, misaligned teeth, crossbite, overbite, underbite, or anterior open bite. See an orthodontist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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