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What appliances are used to straighten teeth?

What appliances are used to straighten teeth?

In the US: Best option, braces, over 90% improvement. 2nd choice is any of the removable or semi-removable appliances! including clear aligners, with about a 50% or less improvement outcome. Treatment in the hands of a specialist is more successful than in the hands of a generalist. Success has more to do with the training, skill, and experience of the practitioner than in the type of gadget. ...Read more

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Mouth (Definition)

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


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Will getting my premolars removed straighten out my teeth naturally?

Will getting my premolars removed straighten out my teeth naturally?

Probably Not: You would need to see an orthodontist to evaluate your situation but the odds of it helping you w/o guided treatment is probably in the state lotto range of possibilities. ...Read more

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How i remove black lines naturally from my teeth?

How i remove black lines naturally from my teeth?

Depends: It really depends on what the black lines are from. If they are organic stains, any whitening agent can remove them, or a hygienist with some mild pumice. Your local natural food/product store will have things on the shelf you can use. If they are areas of decay, you should have the decay removed and the tooth filled. Check with your dentist to make sure you know what the lines are from. ...Read more

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What is the best option for one to straighten their teeth?

What is the best option for one to straighten their teeth?

Braces: The best option for straightening your teeth will depend on your particular teeth and will be different for everyone. Traditional braces, invisalign, crowns or veneers are some options. Start with an evaluation with your general dentist or an orthodontist and discuss your goals and learn what options you have. ...Read more

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How can I naturally whiten my teeth?

How can I naturally whiten my teeth?

Natural whitening?: Sorry, no such technique available. See your own dentist for other treatment options. ...Read more

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Will a bite plate straighten my teeth?

Will a bite plate straighten my teeth?

Not necessarily: I am not an orthodontist, but my impression is that a bite plate may correct an underbite or an overbite, but not straighten teeth. You need braces to do that. ...Read more

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Can you straighten your teeth in 12 months?

Can you straighten your teeth in 12 months?

Depends: Most orthodontic cases take 18 to 24 months to complete. If it takes a minimal amount of tooth movement to get your teeth straight and your bite is a normal angle class 1, then it can be done in 12 months or maybe less. ...Read more

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How do I make my teeth whiter & straighten?

How do I make my teeth whiter & straighten?

See a dentist: See a dentist for a thorough evaluation and consultation so that they may be able to determine what the best options are to attain straighter, whiter teeth. Without seeing x-rays and visual examining your dental condition, it would not be possible for us, in this forum, to determine what is in your best interest. ...Read more

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How can the teeth straightening surgery go?

How can  the teeth straightening surgery go?

Ask questions: The best people to talk to about this and to get the answers you are looking for would be your orthodontist and the surgeon who will be treating you. Each case differs so it is impossible to give you more info here. It is important that you have the answers and are knowledgable and comfortable with the treatment before. You continue. So ask the questions you have. ...Read more

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How might you make your teeth whiter naturally?

How might you make your teeth whiter naturally?

Whiter teeth: Teeth darken naturally as we get older. Making sure your teeth are free of stain from coffee, tea and smoking, will help your teeth look brighter. If your teeth are crooked or over-lapped, orthdontic treatment will help them look brighter. Toothpaste will help clean teeth, but will not whiten them. The best way to whiten your teeth is through your dentist office. ...Read more

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What can I do to make my teeth whiter naturally?

What can I do to make my teeth whiter naturally?

Depends: Teeth are naturally yellow due to the dentin layer underneath the translucent white enamel. Teeth get whiter with good hygiene if they are stained to begin with. If your teeth are clean and you are brushing and flossing regularly, there is not much else you can do. You can prevent your teeth from getting darker by avoiding acidic foods and liquids from sitting on your teeth for long periods. ...Read more

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How do I whiten my teeth in 1 day at home naturally?

How do I whiten my teeth in 1 day at home naturally?

Whitening Strips: The results and efficacy is excellent for an OTC product, but you must be cautious not to get teeth sensitivity. However, the in dental office procedure is more predictable and the result is seen after only one hour. ...Read more

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Can there be a way to straighten your teeth at home?

Sorry, but no: Straightening teeth requires braces, aligners, or retainer type appliances. It also requires knowledge of anatomy, leverage, forces, etc. Even trained professionals can cause damage with a small misstep. People have been known to extract teeth accidentally trying to move teeth with rubber bands. So, sorry but no home remedies can be recommended. ...Read more

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I am wondering how i can naturally whiten my teeth ?

I am wondering how i can naturally whiten my teeth ?

Me too.: To date, I have not heard or seen of any naturally occurring method to whiten teeth effectively. See your dentist for some other options and suggestions. ...Read more

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What are some different ways to straighten your teeth?

Only one way: The only way to straighten teeth is to move them. There are different techniques of orthodontics. Discuss this with your dentist. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about the fastest way to straighten teeth?

Can you tell me about the fastest way to straighten teeth?

There is none: There has been a lot of media buzz about Fast braces. The research shows that they are no faster than traditional brackets, and that some brands may actually be more uncomfortable. Orthodontics should be directed at creating healthy smiles that last a lifetime. ...Read more

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Can removing a molar help straighten my crowded lower teeth?

Can removing a molar help straighten my crowded lower teeth?

No, see Orthodontist: Unfortunately, once the teeth are crowded they won't move without orthodontic treatment. See an Orthodontist for consultation before any tooth extraction. ...Read more

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How can straighten very crowded teeth without removing any teeth?

How can straighten very crowded teeth without removing any teeth?

Create Space: When orthodontists assess a case, they look at the arch size, tooth sizes, lip support, profile, etc. If you have very crowded teeth, it means you probably don't have enough room in your mouth for all of the teeth. Sometimes space can be created by expanding the arches, thinning the teeth by shaving them a bit, or moving them buccally. Each mouth is different, so your orthodontist knows best 4 u. ...Read more

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Any way to make my teeth naturally white, or only through bleaching?

Any way to make my teeth naturally white, or only through bleaching?

Consult your dentist: Bleahing of teeth removes only external stains.If your enamel is naturally yellowish, there is a limit to which your teeth can whiten after bleaching.It also depends upon your expectations.If you see movie satrs with really white teeth,chance are that they had procelain veneers.Porcelian veneers can give you color you want & also can give you perfect anatomy & alignment.Consult dentist for options ...Read more

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My teeth have shifted without my retainers, what can I do to straighten them again?

My teeth have shifted without my retainers, what can I do to straighten them again?

See orthodontist: Depending on how much your teeth have shifted will determine what needs to be done to move them back. A mild to moderate shift may be correctable with invisalign. A more severe shift could require putting braces back on. ...Read more

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