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Wide Space Between First And Second Toes
One of my spacers fell out. It was to make room for expander, I've had it in for 12 days, will it make a difference?
Orthodontics: If you have had the spacer in for 12 days you should be fine. If you put the spacer in and it keeps falling out then the spacer is working as it has created a space which your doctor wants. Hopefully you are placing it in properly.Either way, call your orthodontist to let them know. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I was eating and one of my spacers was pushed further in and I'm afraid it won't be able to come out. Should I get it checked out by my orthodontist?
YES: If you feel that one of your spacers or seporators has submerged below the gum line, call your orthodontist ASAP to be seen. Most likely, it can be easily removed and replaced with another spacer. The longer the spacer stays below the gum line, the more likely your gum tissue will become inflamed. Also, the spacer is not working and your won't adequate space for the band to be placed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Why might it be that someone have popping and pain in their hip after having a cement spacer put in?
A couple things...: The most concerning issue is the hardware coming loose. This is uncommon but does occur. Another issue can be just an osteophyte that may have formed that is causing some clicking.Some muscular issues can cause a popping in you hip and their is actually a syndrome called snapping hip syndrome, with structures depending on medial or lateral snapping.I would recommend you discuss it with your ortho. ...Read more
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