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Doctor insights on: Teeth Before And After Braces

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Dr. Mark Pack
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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 i need teeth out for braces?

Not always: Each case is different and whether or not to take out teeth will be determined by your orthodontist after a careful workup and evaluation which usually includes a clinical exam, x-rays, photos and diagnostic models. ...Read more

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Can braces be put on crowned teeth?

Can braces be put on crowned teeth?

Porcelain bonding: Brackets can be boned to porcelain crowns. No worries. ...Read more

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Will my teeth tickle after my braces?

Nope: Take good care of them while you have braces on, and you 'll be thrilled when your braces come off. ...Read more

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Does getting teeth out for braces hurt?

Does getting teeth out for braces hurt?

It shouldn't: You should be fine if proper topical anesthesia is placed first, followed by local anesthesia. ...Read more

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How can braces exactly move your teeth?

Wolfe's Law: Apply pressure to bone it dissolves away, apply tension and new bone is laid down. Forces directed by removable or fixed appliances. Fixed appliances are gold standard, providing twice the correction of removable appliances. See orthodontic specialist for explanation of exactly what can be done for you. ...Read more

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Why do my teeth wobble with my braces on?

Why do my teeth wobble with my braces on?

Braces: Moving teeth orthodontically involves putting a small amount of pressure on the teeth. This causes them to loosen slightly until the bone supporting the teeth remodels around the tooth in its new position. The process continues until teeth reach their final position and they are allowed to tighten with the help of retainers. This is a normal process. If you have concerns talk to the orthodontist. ...Read more

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Could skew teeth b fixed by without braces?

Could skew teeth b fixed by without braces?

Yes But: Braces are better in the long run (10-20 years), less expensive and better for your teeth. ...Read more

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How can I fix decalcified teeth from braces?

May be too late: Braces don't cause decalcification. It's caused by acid producing bacteria that's not cleaned off the teeth during orthodontic care. There are some remineralizing agents available, but if the damage is severe restorations may be required. Talk solutions over with your family dentist. ...Read more

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