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What Is The Best Treatment For Fragile Teeth
Fragile teeth: In almost all cases "fragile teeth" are do to a history of poor oral hygiene, eating and drinking food high in sugars and acids, infrequent routine visits to your dentist, not following dentist's recommendations and less than ideal dental care. I can't know what's your situation. See a competent dentist who can examine you, go over your dental history and answer your question. Turn things around. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, but..: Mouthpieces can help, but a fragile tooth is still fragile. Mouthpieces need to be removed to eat and the teeth are still at risk. Your best bet is to talk to your dentist about how to strengthen your teeth. During sports, i highly recommend mouthguards to protect all of your teeth. A blow to the tooth can cause big damage to even the strongest teeth. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Options: Do you also grind your teeth at night? Clenching occurs during the day. A lot depends on the the history and diagnosis that you have received for your tmj/tmd. An oral mouthpiece may be indicated, but there are many types and often are constructed based upon diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My nti nightguard made my teeth shift. I have a underbite now and the bite is uneven. Why did this happen, and what is the best treatment to fix it?
Not sure, discuss it: While at first glance, you might attribute 100% of your problem to the nti appliance, it might be more complicated than that. That is not to say that the nti appliance made it worse, (nor caused it). Never having seen you or your bite before and now, we can only guess as to what's going on and why. Discuss this with your dentist and consider orthodontics if appropriate. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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