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What is the definition or description of: Fragile teeth?

What is the definition or description of: Fragile teeth?

Fragile Teeth: Teeth which are easily broken or damaged. This may be a result of the teeth in question having extensive dental restorations, or an enamel matrix which is genetically weak or undermined by extensive decay. ...Read more

Dr. Abel Loredo
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Fragile Teeth (Definition)

Teeth which are easily broken or damaged. This may be a result of the teeth in question having extensive dental restorations, or an enamel matrix which is genetically weak or ...Read more


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What can I do about my fragile teeth? I fear grinding will cause more to chip.

What can I do about my fragile teeth? I fear grinding will cause more to chip.

Night guard.: Night guards fabricated and adjusted by your dentist to fit your mouth exactly area your best option. Soft night guards don't tend to protect your teeth as well. ...Read more

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How can I address the fact that I have fragile teeth?

Exam: Fragile teeth if properly diagnosed properly is relatively rare but very real so important you get a thorough examination and proper examination. ...Read more

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I'm curious as to what can I do about my fragile teeth?

I'm curious as to what can I do about my 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 more

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Do mouthpieces help keep fragile teeth safe or is there still a pretty big risk?

Do mouthpieces help keep fragile teeth safe or is there still a pretty big risk?

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 more

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Which is the best teeth treatment when your fragile dead tooth turns gray?

Which is the best teeth treatment when your fragile dead tooth turns gray?

Post and Crown: A fragile tooth should be restored with a crown. If it needs root canal therapy, then that is completed first, then a post, then the crown. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for brown color of teeth?

What is the best treatment for brown color of teeth?

Tooth bleaching: Yellow and brown color teeth respond better to bleaching than gray colored teeth. Check with you dentist to see what he/she would recommend for your teeth and your expectations ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for teeth color?

Bleaching: I recommend patients try bleaching for discolored teeth first if the teeth are not too dark. If teeth are really dark then porcelain laminates or crowns may be needed. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for TMJ that is caused from clenching teeth?

What is the best treatment for TMJ that is caused from clenching teeth?

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 more

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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 more

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