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Short Roots On Teeth
Yes: A malpositioned wisdom tooth or wisdom tooth growing on top of a tooth can cause a potential gum problem as well as decay problem in the wisdom tooth and the adjacent tooth. Your dentist can advise you of the potential for problems after a clinical and radiographic examination. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Implant based bridge VS regular bridge on natural teeth. Which is stronger on back teeth for grinder. Regular bridge on natural teeth broken 4 times.
Situation dependent: If the natural teeth are strong and have good bone support, then it is better to keep them. If they are damaged in some way, extraction and placement of implants is the next best choice. As a grinder, best materials are strong metals or BRUXZIR zirconium. Regardless, you must protect your investment by wearing an occlusal night guard, preferably with an anterior discluding device. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
No: Teeth want to erupt and to migrate forward toward the midline. There's no mechanism for uneven front teeth to unravel back into a wisdom tooth extraction site, nor will removing a wisdom tooth allow the dental midline to shift. Please talk to qualified oral surgeon about consequences of wisdom tooth removal and qualified orthodontist about facial symmetry. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No: It is not uncommon to only have one side of wisdom teeth removed. There may be many reasons to have them removed, but symmetry would not be on my list of reasons. Having a bottom or top wisdom tooth out though is a common reason to have the opposing wisdom tooth removed. The opposing tooth may supererupt and become a problem for your bite and jaw, or become overexposed at root and abscess. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
It varies widely!: Sometimes we see shifting in a matter of weeks or months, while other times it takes years. Every circumstance is different and we can't always predict what will happen nor when. Generally speaking, the sooner teeth are replaced the better. Your own dentist can probably give you a more accurate guess. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Very typical : Condition. Craze lines, the tiny cracks (lines) that affect only the outer tooth surface, cause no pain or discomfort and require no treatment. For prevention night guard appliance is recommended. Rec>: see your dentist for examination and additional information. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
If front 2 teeth used to be longer in front and bottom teeth rest behind them. Would dent grind 2 teeth bc of small chip and bonded 1 tooth unlock tmj?
Maybe: There is more and more research in the last 10 years indicating the bite has little to do with the tmj. If your TMJ is locked changing your bite will not help and by locked i assume you mean you can't get your mouth open. To unlock a bite, the jaw may need manipulation with possible anesthesia either in the joint or systemically. I would suggest seeing aa dentist who can diagnose the problem. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Can teeth extracted in teens cause nerve damage in 40s? Teeth surrounding extracted teeth on one side throb/ache periodically, worse during migraine.
It is not possible: This is a facial migraine. Unfortunately, because of a lack of knowledge about facial migraine, many patients are seen by a number of clinicians before being diagnosed with the problem. They often undergo dental treatments such as endodontic therapy, apicoectomy and even extraction in a vain attempt to relieve the pain. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Yes it can: The chewing surface of front teeth can become chipped, worn or damaged as the result of excessive wear, malocclusion, para functional habits, bruxism (grinding), bulimia, erosion, chemical food damage (lemons, limes, etc) and other reasons. These things can expose dentin. Front teeth are extremely important for proper function. See your dentist to evaluate & determine an appropriate treatment plan. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tooth veneers are for life and composite resin to fill in the top teeth triangular space, as gums recedes, maintains more of the natural teeth?
If one of my front teeth were grounded and bonded and nolonger rested on the bottom tooth, does the mouth interpretthis as missing a tooth?
Yes, but No: The body interprets this as a missing tooth insomuch as it will continue to erupt until it hits the opposing tooth again, which may take years, depending. The body also realizes the tooth is there, because the teeth on either side of it will not be shifting into the position still occupied by that tooth...So don't ext it! having a filling, veneer, or crown placed may be your best choice. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
2nd bone graft and wisdom extr, 7th 2 wisdom extr, 10th moved, 14th filing and crown, 23rd permanent crown. When can I start take multivitamin?
Possible: Depends on the stresses placed on the teeth. Bone is a living tissue and raconteurs with time, even after surgical recontouring. If teeth are shifting you probably have malocclusion driving the teeth toward instability. Ask your Dentist if an Orthodontic consultation is in order. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Will shortening of front teeth cause jaw to move side to side if it was previously held in place with long 2 front teeth overlapping bottom teeth. Tmj?
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