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Fixed braces to pull back the upper jaw tooth - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi dr
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   i hv two upper jaw tooth has come forward
User :   want to pull back
Doctor :   Can you explain in greater detail?
Doctor :   What is your age?
Doctor :   And can you describe the degree of the problem?
Doctor :   Are you there?
Doctor :   ?
User :   i m 25
User :   i was using braces earlier
User :   and discontinued the same
Doctor :   What was the type of braces?
Doctor :   Fixed or removable?
User :   it was removable
Doctor :   And for how long did you wear these braces?
User :   for abt 1 yr
User :   and started using the same only during night
Doctor :   May I know the age when you tried this treatment?
User :   i was 22/23
User :   sorry
User :   i wsas 19/20
Doctor :   Can you also describe the size of the problem?
User :   meaning
Doctor :   How far ahead are your upper front teeth?
Doctor :   Are they visible only when smiling or
User :   for yes
Doctor :   aren't you able to close your lips completely
Doctor :   because of your teeth?
Doctor :   And when you close your mouth
Doctor :   do your lower teeth meet the upper teeth
User :   no, i can close my teeth completety..........

Doctor :   or do they hit you upper jaw, I mean do they touch the softer portion of the upper jaw (namely the palate)?
Doctor :   Are there any spaces between your upper front teeth?
User :   ss
User :   s
User :   s
Doctor :   Are the spaces uniform between the other teeth in the upper jaw
Doctor :   or is it restrcited to the upper front teeth alone?
Doctor :   *restricted
User :   it is restricted to upper tooth only
Doctor :   You mean the two teeth in front, right?
User :   my lower jasw touches my palate
User :   these tooth will be seen whn i talk or smile
Doctor :   your problem seems like it cannot be managed with a removable appliance
Doctor :   The doentist that you saw,...was he/ she a M.D.S (post-graduate) or just B.D.S?
Doctor :   *dentist
User :   i consulted in dental college

User :   they were students guiedes by profs
Doctor :   you have to see an orthodontist

Doctor :   and go in for fixed appliances
User :   can u help in

Doctor :   only a fixed appliance is called braces
Doctor :   braces are never removable
Doctor :   And you will have to wear them for atleast 15 months
Doctor :   they will cost approximately 15k
Doctor :  
Doctor :   or probably more
Doctor :   You will have to be patient
Doctor :   but they will offer a good result
Doctor :   and most importantly they will have to be followed by a removable appliance fr atleast 6 months
Doctor :   so total of about 18 months
Doctor :   but they are worth the different that can make to your smiles
User :   is this visible braces

Doctor :   There is an option called ceramic braces
Doctor :   they are very aesthetic
Doctor :   but they are quite expensive too
Doctor :   about 40-50% more expensive than normal braces
User :   do you provide this braces
Doctor :   You can ask your orthodontist for the same
User :   dr r u ther?
Doctor :   We offer internet based advice
Doctor :   and can probably suggest a good dentist in your locality
Doctor :   where you can get your braces done
User :   can u help in findng good dentist in bangalore south area
Doctor :   I would be able to send your request to customer support and they will send you the required details
Doctor :   Is that ok?
User :   ok

Doctor :   are you there?
User :   pleas help
Doctor :   Have I been able to clarify your queries?
Doctor :   Will definitely get the details sent across
Doctor :   please offer me your feedback
Doctor :   thanks for consulting
Doctor :   do get back to us for any other query
Doctor :   we are available 24x7
User :   ok, thanks very much

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