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Why are my teeth not strong enough to chew food efficiently?

Why are my teeth not strong enough to chew food efficiently?

Exam needed!: Severe decay or periodontal disease? Cannot possibly tell over the internet. Please see a local dentist for a consultation. ...Read more

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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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How do I know if my teeth are strong enough for braces?

How do I know if my teeth are strong enough for braces?

Pano: The orthodontist will be able to determine this from your pano (a type of x-ray they take) ...Read more

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My teeth are not strong enough to eat. What can I do?

My teeth are not strong enough to eat. What can I do?

See a dentist: For examination, x-rays and treatment options. Nowadays, with the incredible advancements in dentistry, dentist can place dental implants that are much stronger than your natural teeth! ...Read more

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What do I do if my teeth are not strong enough to chew?

What do I do if my teeth are not strong enough to chew?

Evaluation: Your mouth needs to be evaluated by a local dentist. Please make a call for an appointment. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my teeth are not strong enough to chew?

Periodontitis?: If your teeth are not strong enough to chew, then you may have periodontitis. Please consult with a local periodontist to determine the proper course of care for your situation. ...Read more

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What can I do to get strong enough teeth so they never fell off or break?

What can I do to get strong enough teeth so they never fell off or break?

You should...: Brush your teeth often and certainly after meals, floss regularly, avoid candies and gummy foods that stick in your teeth. Eat healthy, and make regular routine dental appointments. ...Read more

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How can you make your teeth stronger?

How can you make your teeth stronger?

Strong teeth: Keep them clean, avoid the use of caries producing foods and liquids, see your dentist regularly and discuss the use of fluoridated products. ...Read more

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What are some ways to build strong teeth?

What are some ways to build strong teeth?

Rx fluoride: The only way I know is to keep them as clean as possible and use a prescription Fluoride toothpaste or rinse. Make sure the water is fluoridated so in children the teeth develop with the help of fluoride. ...Read more

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How to have a beautiful and strong teeth?

Simple if followed:: Start as early in your life as you can and: brush and floss after every meal; rinse when you cannot brush; eat nutritious foods that do not contribute to cavities and gums disease; get regular dental checkups every 6 months; follow your dentist's recommendations; and if there is something that you don't like about your teeth, ask your dentist what can be done to improve your smile. ...Read more

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How can I have stronger and healthier teeth?

How can I have stronger and healthier teeth?

Dental Health: Brush and floss properly after meals; avoid foods that promote tooth decay and periodontal disease; eat healthy, get sufficient rest; live a healthy life and exercise; see a dentist for routine dental check-ups and cleanings every six months and follow recommended advice. ...Read more

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Are porcelain crowns as strong as regular teeth?

Dr. Paul Grin Dr. Grin
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Are porcelain crowns as strong as regular teeth?

Of course: Porcelain- Zirconia is harder than tooth enamel. However, nothing can take the place of the teeth you were born with. ...Read more

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If I take tooth-mouse will my teeth get stronger?

If I take tooth-mouse will my teeth get stronger?

I'm sorry: Do not know what tooth-mouse is. If you want stronger teeth keep them immaculately clean, make sure they are optimally aligned, avoid sugars/starches/acidic foods, don't chew on hard candy/ice, and use toothpaste with fluoride. Most import, see your Dentist at least twice yearly for professional care. ...Read more

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My teeth is very loose. How to become my teeth strong?

See a dentist: You will have to actually see a dentist to determine how mobile your teeth are, and what if anything is causing them to be loose. Periodontal (gum) disease would be the most likely cause, although there are a host of other possibilities. ...Read more

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My teeth are week how to make them stronger or thicker?

Here's how....: First get them fixed with the best treatment option as advised by your dentist. Then keep them clean and healthy by brushing and flossing properly and frequently. Also eat healthy foods and avoid those that promote tooth decay. Ask your dentist about the use of Fluoride treatments and remineralizing pastes. Finally, make sure you get a dental checkup every 6 months to keep on top of things. ...Read more

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How can I stop my teeth from cracking and make them stronger?

How can I stop my teeth from cracking and make them stronger?

C UR Family Dentist: First have your teeth examined for cracks, failing restoration, and to make sure you don't have a malocclusion. You may need restorations, occlusal adjustment, night guard, and/or orthodontic rx. Stop chewing on hard things, such as ice, hard candy, meat on bones, etc. Avoid foods high in sugar and acid. Fluoride rx may help. This not a self-fix problem...See your family dentist. ...Read more

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One of my teeth kind of chipped and I want to know what I can do to make my teeth stronger?

One of my teeth kind of chipped and I want to know what I can do to make my teeth stronger?

Start: Start with a trip to your Dentist to have your teeth examined for cavities, fractures, damage to gums and underlying bone, as well as having your occlusion checked. Once tooth enamel is formed there is little you can do, other than fluoride, to change the integrity of the tooth enamel. The fracture is a sign that you should see Dentist ASAP. ...Read more

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My teeth are getting weaker I can feel it. But my teeth are not falling what should I do to get my teeth strong & healthy. Please help?

Brush/floss: Based on the information you provided, I can't judge the condition of your teeth. I can only say in order to have healthy teeth, you must brush and floss regularly. Avoid sweets and acidic drinks and have regular check ups with with your dentist. ...Read more

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Hi! I had a teeth clean today and immediately after he cleaned my teeth, I tasted a strong, metallic (to almost rusty) taste. Is this normal?

Hi! I had a teeth clean today and immediately after he cleaned my teeth, I tasted a strong, metallic (to almost rusty) taste. Is this normal?

Blood: Your gums may be bleeding a bit after your cleaning, which is, after all, a limited surgical procedure. Blood can have a coppery taste. If it persists for more than a few days, call you Dentist for reexamination. ...Read more

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I have one tooth a lil shorter than the other (front two teeth) what is recommended to repair longer and stronger looking without painful procedure?

I have one tooth a lil shorter than the other (front two teeth) what is recommended to repair longer and stronger looking without painful procedure?

Three easy options: You have many options and it all depends on how much longer your tooth is. Just a tiny bit and all that needs to happen is to smooth the longer one down a bit. If the difference is drastic then a veneer or orthodontics may be warranted. If it is moderate then some tooth colored bonding is the answer. None of these options are very painful. Just seek out a caring professional. ...Read more

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How can I get strong and healthy teeths?

How can I get strong and healthy teeths?

Good diet and oral h: The saying "you are what you eat" applies to our overall health. Eat well and nutritious food, exercise and keep a very good oral hygiene. ...Read more

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How can I have strong teeth? Have tiny cracks in them.

How can I have strong teeth? Have tiny cracks in them.

Maybe a night guard: All of our teeth develop tiny cracks in them over time. These are superficial and not structural. If the visible cracks are more prominent they may be a result of damaging force applied during periods of clenching and/or grinding. This often occurs unconsciously and frequently during sleep. It can be managed by wearing a "nite guard". Have your dentist check the areas of concern. ...Read more

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How do you tell if flouride is making your teeth stronger?

How do you tell if flouride is making your teeth stronger?

Time: If other factors in your mouth remain the same, time can tell if Fluoride is strengthening teeth, as you will be less likely to develop tooth decay. If you have frequent Fluoride visits as a non-surgical option (instead of fillings), you may see the reversed cavity if this has not invaded though enamel layer. The effect on tooth is cumulative, so consistent, careful applications are needed. ...Read more

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Is being a late teether correlated to having stronger, healthier teeth as adults?

Is being a late teether correlated to having stronger, healthier teeth as adults?

Not Necessarily: There most likely is no correlation between getting teeth later and them being stronger. ...Read more

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Is it normal that the gap in my teeth is increasing wt shl I do to keep them strong?

Is it normal that the gap in my teeth is increasing wt shl I do to keep them strong?

Support damage: Often drifting teeth mean damage to the underlying bone/gum tissue. The presence of bite problems, and/or missing posterior teeth, can make the problem worse. Find the best Dentist that you can and ask for advice. ...Read more

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Is zirconia stronger than your natural teeth in terms of flexural, compression and tensile strength?

Dr. Paul Grin Dr. Grin
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Of course: Zirconia is harder than tooth enamel. However, nothing can take the place of the teeth you were born with. ...Read more

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Why are your teeth strong or stronger than your bones?

Calcification: Your teeth are harder than your bones due to the need for them to resist abrasion, cut and grind food, and last a lifetime since you only get one adult set. Bones are constantly remodeling, and need to be a bit forgiving and flex, up to a point. If the bones didn't flex they would easily break and that would be problematic. ...Read more

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How do you make weak teeth stronger?

How do you make weak teeth stronger?

Diet, flouride: Teeth can be strengthened with flouride and some calcium/phosphorus toothpastes. You can also avoid acidic foods and sugars of course. ...Read more

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Can thin tooth enamel create craze lines on teeth. How can you make your teeth enamel stronger?

Can thin tooth enamel create craze lines on teeth. How can you make your teeth enamel stronger?

Yes: Craze lines do appear on teeth normally just from normal use n time. Short of doing any treatment, brush with fluoridated tooth paste, floss regularly and rinse with fluoridated mouth wash. ...Read more

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Does ultra light cigarettes stain teeth less then stronger ones, what about type of tobacco and additives in tobacco?

Does ultra light cigarettes stain teeth less then stronger ones, what about type of tobacco and additives in tobacco?

Not really: Nicotine is what stains the teeth. Studies show that ultra light smokers actually smoke more cigarettes so the teeth receive just as much nicotine. A dental hygienist can remove some stains but over time the nicotine makes it's way into the grooves of the tooth and is hard to remove. This can be worse with smokeless tobacco due to the juices. It's best for your teeth and health to stop smoking. ...Read more

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I've teeth problem. 2 teeth's are damaged due to not caring properly. Is there any chance for cancer. How to keep teeth strong and odour free.

I've teeth problem. 2 teeth's are damaged due to not caring properly. Is there any chance for cancer. How to keep teeth strong and odour free.

Good oral hygiene: Good hygiene and professional cleanings are the answer. Don't forget flossing and tongue brushing
tooth damage and cancer are totally different entities! ...Read more

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