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Can you get braces if you have weak teeth?

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Dr. S. Jay Bowman
Dentistry - Orthodontics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Maybe

What are weak teeth? Has your enamel been determined to have reduced hardness or thickness for some genetic reason? Best thing to do is present to an orthodontic specialist for an opinion.

In brief: Maybe

What are weak teeth? Has your enamel been determined to have reduced hardness or thickness for some genetic reason? Best thing to do is present to an orthodontic specialist for an opinion.
Dr. S. Jay Bowman
Dr. S. Jay Bowman
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In brief: Define weak teeth

Teeth can always be moved.
If the teeth are physically weak - then yes - using an alternative like invisalign might work. If they are weak due to periodontal disease then your orthodontist (braces doc) will need to work with a periodontist (gum/bone doc) to ensure a successful outcome.

In brief: Define weak teeth

Teeth can always be moved.
If the teeth are physically weak - then yes - using an alternative like invisalign might work. If they are weak due to periodontal disease then your orthodontist (braces doc) will need to work with a periodontist (gum/bone doc) to ensure a successful outcome.
Dr. David Schneider
Dr. David Schneider
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Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine

In brief: Yes

Braces can be worn regardless of 'weak teeth'.
You should see your dentist if you have other questions.

In brief: Yes

Braces can be worn regardless of 'weak teeth'.
You should see your dentist if you have other questions.
Dr. Michael Dansie
Dr. Michael Dansie
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