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Wide Space Between First And Second Toes
First: First eliminate infection, then have teeth straightened. ...Read more
Broken Spacer: Don't worry, these spacers get stretched and get brake easily. Call your orthodontist in the morning and they can easily put a new one in. ...Read more
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 more
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 more
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
You will live :): It isn't bad. Your orthodontist will know better but sometimes, when we deal with teeth that are compromised, we remove them and close the spaces to help the patient with reducing their compromised teeth (or having one less thing to worry about throughout life). removing 4 molars for braces purposes is not that common. Some schools do advocate them though in certain cases. ...Read more
My spacer fell out 2 days after I got it. The one that was next to it feels sorta lose. What should I do??
Dental?: If you are referring to a dental applaince: call your dentist. ...Read more
Helpers: Spacers are devices to help one use a metered dose inhaler (mdi) correctly. It can be very difficult for some people to use inhalers properly, especially young children. One of the most common reasons someone might feel an inhaler is not helping their asthma is due to using the mdi incorrectly. Spacers work as holding chambers between the inhaler and the patient to better inhale the med. ...Read more
It depends: Everyone has a different threshold of sensitivity. Where one patient might regard spaces as a mild irritant, another might regard them as painful. For most patients, their placement is regarded as a temporary annoyance, as if there was chicken or a piece of meat caught between the teeth. ...Read more
Easily: If you're talking about spring clips between teeth to make room for braces, they are easily removable with Orthodontic instruments. If you mean space maintainers, they are easily removed with Orthodontic instruments. Ask your qualified Orthodontic Specialist for a little "show & tell, ", but be assured this is an easy process. The hardest part may be your Orthodontist's bad jokes. ...Read more
Need: For many of my patients, I do not need spacers, as I will not require the space to place a band. Modern orthodontics more and more uses a fully bonded appliance: no ring to go around a back tooth unless I need it for a special situation. Be happy if you do not get them, as your braces will be smaller and easier to clean. ...Read more
Spacers: Spacers, also known as seperators can be effective in one to two weeks time. It depends on how tight the contacts are between the teeth. ...Read more
I just got spacers yesterday and it seems that today the spacer is inside of my gum and it hurts what do I do?
Call: Call your treating Dentist or (hopefully) Orthodontist. Left trapped under your gums the spacer can damage bone and gum-tooth attachment. Your care provider has the instruments and the skill to safely remove the wayward object. ...Read more
Going for final consult for back surgey putting spacers in instead of fusion what are my chances for good results have had two partial discemonys?
Get full, explanation of risks, benefits, durability
there are complications. ...Read more
Hi. So recently I got my braces on and my left upper moller starts to hurt verybadly... Now I am starting to realize that its actually my spacer help?
Pain--braces: You need to see your dental specialist asap to correct this problem. ...Read more
Lost ortho spacer: Can become a serious problem causing gum infection & this spacer needs to be removed as soon as possible. Visit your orthodontist and the removal of this submerged spacer can be removed, trying to remove this spacer yourself is not recommended. ...Read more
Residual drug/propel: The white coating is probably residual drug and propellant. ...Read more
My back pain problem is spinal estenose, what you advise? Cirurgury with a spacer on vertebral discs?
Just a decompression: Stenosis is surgically treatedcwith a simple decompression through a small insicion on the back to relieve leg pain with activityt the complex reconstruction you describe is for something entirely different decompression tak e30 min to do one level4weeks to recover from. ...Read more
I'm 18 & Getting braceels. I had approx. 4 xrays, no molding nor got spacers. Is that normal? I'm suppose to go in tomorrow for my braces.
Orthodontic Records: The process of getting your braces will be different depending on the type of orthodontic treatment you are getting. However, before any orthodontic treatment the X-rays, photos and impressions for stone study models of your teeth are done. Your orthodontist will plan your treatment using these records. Good luck. ...Read more
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