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Had clip treatment for teeth few years back. Now having gaps between teeth. What to do? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 22-Sep-2013
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Doctor:good afternoon
User:good afternoon ma'am
Doctor:please ask me your medical query
User:my query is regarding dental
Doctor:I am a General Physician
Doctor:I shall help you to the best of my knowledge
Doctor:Please ask me
User:I had clip treatment 4 years back
User:because i had gaps in between the teeth
Doctor:you mean to say braces?
User:bonding braces
Doctor:oh ok
Doctor:I had one earlier too
User:the gap was filled
Doctor:please proceed further
User:but now the gap has come back again
User:my age is 32 now
Doctor:yes, it happens
User:i had the treatment at the age of 28
Doctor:you need to go for revision braces again
Doctor:something like aretainer
User:no i dont want to do that
Doctor:That can be removed and reused
User:is there any filling which can be used
Doctor:Then it is difficult to close the gaps
Doctor:No, filling is done as temporary measures
Doctor:and it is generally not done to close the gaps
User:So what you suggest doctor?
Doctor:It is better to go for revision braces
Doctor:it will help
User:but my age is 32
User:do u think at this age it will cure my problem
Doctor:If not complete cure, some gap can be reduced
Doctor:Some movement within the jaw is possible
User:Ok thank you doctor it was nice chating with you
Doctor:same here too
Doctor:shall we end the chat now?
User:yeah sure
Doctor:Take care
Doctor:Bye for now
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