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Can braces straighten the alveolar bone?
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Dr. Shawn Murray
Dentistry
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In brief: Braces
Unlikely. The teeth are moved through the alveolar bone.
The teeth will straighten out and the bone remodels but straighten, not likely.

In brief: Braces
Unlikely. The teeth are moved through the alveolar bone.
The teeth will straighten out and the bone remodels but straighten, not likely.
Dr. Shawn Murray
Dr. Shawn Murray
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In brief: What do you...
...Mean by "straighten?" braces can change its curvature, but it won't straighten out completely.

In brief: What do you...
...Mean by "straighten?" braces can change its curvature, but it won't straighten out completely.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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Dr. Alvaro Lazo
You modify the shape to same extend .
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