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What Orthodontic Procedures Have To Be Done To Correct An Underbite
An orthodontist is a dentist who has had additional years of schooling in the discipline of facial and oral structures. They use braces and appliances to align the jaws and teeth for proper form and function. Straighter teeth not only look good, but also allow better oral hygiene, less periodontal ...Read more
My dentist listed the following to be done on me, 1) rct 1/1 2) orthodontic correction 3) crown 1/1.... What do this mean?
I have a bad underbite and was told that i would need surgery to correct my jaw. I was wondering does my insurance cover that procedure?
Sorry I meant to ask with this severe cross and underbite with the jaw pain I have daily, what may have to be done? orthodontist or general denti
Should I whiten my teeth before I have braces on? If I whiten my teeth will it affect the orthodontic work to be done? Thanks.
NO: In my professional opinion, wait until orthodontic treatment is completed before your attempt to whiten your teeth. The area under the braces will be different than the rest of the teeth as food/drink will affect the teeth, while under the braces will be different. It is best to wait, in my opinion, until AFTER ortho treatment is completed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What exactly makes accelerated orthodontics "accelerated"? I've done a bit of reading on accelerated orthodontics, but from what i can tell much of it involves tooth extractions and some sort of surgical procedure. Is there some way in which the actual br
Tooth bone surgery: A radical and more expensive method but effective to shorten the initial stage of orthodontic treatment. This can reduce treatment time by a few months to perhaps one year. The protocol does not facilitate bite correction which can take much time, although exceptional, some bite correction can be done with initial stage of treatment. Insist risks are thoroughly explained for concent. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not much: Once the wire is kinked, the lattice structure of the metal has been permanently altered and the wire needs to be replaced before the bend moves teeth out of position. So the best way to straighten a bent wire is with a telephone...call your Orthodontic Specialist for repairs...now. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Tooth Movement: Teeth can amazingly be moved in many ways, up, down, sideways, in angles, etc. There are some factors and limitations to tooth movement such as ankylosis ( a tooth that has fused to a bone). Other factors include how far a tooth needs to be moved in the bone or if other teeth are in the way of the tooth being moved. So, teeth can be moved in most directions but there are limitations. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
"Underbite" is a lay term indicating an anterior cross bite, lower incisors in front of upper incisors, or upper incisors behind lower incisors. Cause may be dental malposition, skeletal malrelationship, or both. This is a serious malocclusion requiring the services of a ...Read more
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