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What mouth diseases could prevent you from getting braces?

What mouth diseases could prevent you from getting braces?

Braces: Moderate to severe periodontal disease that is uncontrolled could prevent you from braces. There are other. Other body diseases can be a factor in periodontal disease such as uncontrolled diabetes or aids are a couple to mention. ...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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I am getting mouth braces and was wondering about pain?

I am getting mouth braces and was wondering about pain?

Brace soreness: The first time you get braces you will start to get sore about 5 hours later. That soreness will increase a little more each day for the first 3 days and will last for 1-2 weeks but it's not a bad pain just sore and achey. ...Read more

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Can getting braces really prevent headaches later in life?

Can getting braces really prevent headaches later in life?

No guarantees: Balancing your occlusion means less muscle imbalance, less occlusal interferences, less MFP (Myofacial Pain Dysfunction Syndrome). However there are people with ideal jaw relationships an textbook conclusions that have chronic headache problems. Don't expect miracles from any form of healthcare treatment. ...Read more

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Will you still be able to breathe through your mouth while getting braces put on?

Will you still be able to breathe through your mouth while getting braces put on?

Yes: During the procedure you can breath normally. A key point is to relax, it's a very simple and pain free procedure. ...Read more

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Does mouth bone loss affect your chances at getting braces?

Does mouth bone loss affect your chances at getting braces?

Braces: Not necessarily; however it will be a factor. It really depends on the amount of bone loss and the areas. Sometimes a combination of treatments will be needed including braces, bone and gum grafts, restorative dental work by the dentist, and other possible treatments. Get an orthodontic consultation to review all your options. ...Read more

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Would i need to get some teeth removed before getting braces?

Would i need to get some teeth removed before getting braces?

Teeth removal: That question can only be answered after a thorough evaluation of your condition by a trained and experienced orthodontic specialist. The demands of your dental condition and your desires in a finished result will hep guide that decision. ...Read more

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Is normal to get a loose tooth just after getting braces?

Is normal to get a loose tooth just after getting braces?

Yes: All the teeth may get a little loose although you may just notice one that is looser. The bone cells on the side of the tooth are resorbed allowing the tooth to move. New bone then grows on the other side. This takes time and is the reason retainers are used after the teeth are straight. ...Read more

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Will i need to get my teeth cleaned, i'm getting braces in 2 weeks?

Yes: You should begin your orthodontic treatment with clean teeth. Depending on what type of orthodontic technique is utilized, it may be more difficult for you to maintain the level of oral hygiene before treatment, which can lead to some periodontal problems. Ideally, any periodontal problems should be addressed first. ...Read more

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What happens if you're getting braces, can the orthodontist tell if you have the TMJ disorder?

What happens if you're getting braces, can the orthodontist tell if you have the TMJ disorder?

Often yes: the orthodontist can do a TMJ examination with you to discuss and determine joint pain. treatment, however, is a challenge as despite whatever you here, no one is 100% sure of the causes of, or guaranteed solutions for TMJ-- while some treatments have been found to work for some people, no doctor can promise they will fix your pain ...Read more

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Is there any way to get rid of teeth stains after getting braces?

Consult with your: Dentist - stains post ortho due to poor oral hygiene while in braces or due to developmental issues can all often be virtually eliminated or radically so with certain micro abrasion techniques, whitening procedures etc. Your dentist would be your best resource of what would work best for your particular situation. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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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