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Improper alignment of the teeth, use of retainers - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi
User :   Regarding dental problem
User :   my teeth are not properly aligned
User :   i thought of putting clip
User :   u there??
Doctor :   Yes,
Doctor :   Dentures is used for the treatment of malallignment.
User :   my lower jaw is little bit inside while comparing to upper jaw
Doctor :   You will need it if you have symptoms due to mal - allignment.
User :   while closing my mouth lower teeth are behind
User :   is it complex
Doctor :   The procedure is not a complex one.
Doctor :   However the treatment is a long duration one.
Doctor :   The treatment procedure is in 2 stages.
User :   oh
User :   wat do u prefer??? shall i start the treatment or shall i leave as such ??
User :   rather than suffering for 2 years
Doctor :   Most often people use this procedure for cosmetic correction.
Doctor :   It is absolutely necessary if you have symptoms due to mal allignment.
Doctor :   Let me explain that.
User :   ok
Doctor :   The most common symptom which patients complain of is teeth bites.
Doctor :   Due to improper allignment, during mastication, patients tend to develop injuries of the lips and buccal mucosa.
Doctor :   if you have this symptoms, you will need to correct the alligment.
User :   i dont have such pblm.. only thing is that its not looking gud
Doctor :   You can avail the same treatment for cosmetic correction.
Doctor :   As I mentioned the treatment is in two stages.
User :   oh
Doctor :   You will be advised to wear dental braces for period of 2-4 months.
Doctor :   This will correct the allignment.
User :   oh
Doctor :   The first stage is followed by use of retainers.
Doctor :   I mean after the first 2-4 months, the braces will be removed and retainer clips will be inserted.
User :   oh
Doctor :   This you will need to wear for about 1 and half years or 2 years.
User :   how much it will cost ot me for the whole treatment???
Doctor :   Using retainers is absolutely necessary to prevent recurrence.
Doctor :   The cost of the treatment mainly will depend on the type of brace/retainers used.
User :   ok
Doctor :   There are different types of dental braces and retainers available. A dentist trained in orthodontic procedures will be able to help you in getting the best material/type after the physical examination.
Doctor :   I would suggest you to consult a dentist, and the cost could be discussed with him.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   In sleep i do hav ejaculation of semen!!!
User :   is it a pblm??
Doctor :   This is referred to as night falls.
Doctor :   It is a normal phenomena.
User :   oh
Doctor :   A reflex discharge of stored semen.
Doctor :   This is not a problem.
User :   wat is the soln for this
User :   not to happen
Doctor :   A treatment is absolutely not necessary.
User :   then ??
Doctor :   However, we do suggest our patients masturbation once a week or twice a week, to prevent night falls.
Doctor :   Some of our patients have outgrown this problem gradually with frequent masturbation.
Doctor :   Do you follow?
User :   yeah..
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   no thanks
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor :   Bye for now.
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