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Gap in between teeth - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help youi
User :   Hello Doctor
Doctor :   Good morning
User :   Can I ask you questions about teeth

Doctor :   yes carry on
User :   I have 0.5cm gap in the upper row of teeth
Doctor :   In between which teeth the gap is?
User :   top two teeths, I don't know what it is called
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are all the teeth regular in the row
Doctor :   i mean in line
User :   how can I get over from it
Doctor :   they are called incisors
Doctor :   Do you have any probloems in the way ur teeth are aligned in general?
User :   they are regular and my side teeth hasn't come may be because of that the gap went on widening

Doctor :   Or is the problem confined to thoise two teeth alone?
Doctor :   How old are you Shobha?
User :   30 yrs
Doctor :   Did u mention that your side teeth haven't come?
Doctor :   Can u elaborate on tht a bit please?
User :   the side teeth was lost some 9 yrs back
Doctor :   ok, please continue
Doctor :   thr?
Doctor :   Are u thr
User :   after that it didn't came
Doctor :   Regarding ur side teeth, since u have lost them 9 years back,..
Doctor :   they would most probably be ur permanent teeth,...
Doctor :   and permanent teeth, once lost never come back,..
User :   ok

Doctor :   did u get ur side teeth replaced?
Doctor :   after u lost them,..
User :   no I couldn't do that

Doctor :   Then
Doctor :   I guess ur problem is ur front upper teeth (incisors)
Doctor :   drifting because of space created by teeth
Doctor :   which you have lost and never replaced
User :   ya

User :   yes
Doctor :   It could also be due to gum problems,...
Doctor :   When was the last time u saw a dentist?
User :   I saw the doctor 6 years back

Doctor :   U mean a dentist?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Given that the rest of ur teeth are in proper alignment
Doctor :   and the fact that u have problems are only in ur front upper teeth,..
User :   yes.
Doctor :   u shud see either a prosthodontist and/ or an orthodontist,...
Doctor :   A prosthodontist will help u replace ur teeth
User :   I couldn't continue treatment with the dentist
Doctor :   and an orthodontist will help u align ur teeth,...
User :   hence the problem still lies
Doctor :   U will have to spare time for dental treatment as it is never a ons shot treatment
User :   Single person can't do both of this
User :   ?
Doctor :   What will typically happne is that when u see one of them
Doctor :   they will arrange for the other on ur behalf
Doctor :   so u have to see only one of them,..
Doctor :   It is an arrangement between doctors,..u don;t need to worry
Doctor :   If u wud like some help in locating a dentist,..
User :   ok

Doctor :   u can search for one based on the search engine on our homepage,...alternately,..if u mention ur locality,..a doctor can call back and help u
Doctor :   in this regard,..
Doctor :   which one wud u prefer?
User :   Can you suggest anybody in this regard
Doctor :   Can I know whr u live?
Doctor :   or the pin code?
Doctor :   A Doctor will call u back with the details
Doctor :   Can I confirm ur details?
Doctor :   Mobile : 0000?

Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY ?
User :   Yes. That will be great help.
User :   Can I chat with them?
Doctor :   Do not worry
Doctor :   A doctor will call back with necessary details
Doctor :   Ur phone number is valid?
User :   Yes phone number and email are valid
Doctor :   We will get back to you
Doctor :   shortly
Doctor :   Thank you
Doctor :   anything else I can help you with?
User :   Thank you very much Doctor.
Doctor :   Ok thn
Doctor :   Have a nice day
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