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Braces

Missing teeth

07/06/2009

Question:

Hi I am in my mid twenties.I had i got some teeth pulled due to not taking care of them well. I now have a healthy smile but have some gaps where teeth wher on the bottom row. Teeth number 28 and 30 are gone, as well as my wisdom teeth. Could i get braces to push teh remaining teeth back togeather? If not, what can i do?

Answer:

In general, it is probably easier and more economical to have the teeth replaced with implants. You should see a dentist to determine the best treatment plan for you.

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Response by:

Mark G Hans, DDS, MSD Mark G Hans, DDS, MSD
Professor of Orthodontics
School of Dental Medicine
Case Western Reserve University