Orthodontic Tips September 12, 2014

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“My bottom teeth are loose Doctor. What should I do?”

You need braces and a TMJ splint at the same time.

Give your patients the option of saving their teeth even though the future looks bleak.

This picture is an anterior view of a healthy 59 year old woman with a deep bite, TMJ dysfunction and lower incisor crowding and mobility. In fact, all of the lower incisors have only 5mm of bone around their roots and tooth 31 had mobility of 3. Her bruxing habit was Continue reading