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Q. What treatment choices do I have for fused front teeth?

Answered by
Dr. Nivedita Dalmia
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
This is a premium question & answer published on Apr 02, 2016 and last reviewed on: Oct 09, 2018

Hello doctor,

My front teeth are fused together. Even smiling properly is an ordeal. What treatment choices do I have? Is there anything which is not so invasive like veneers? If extraction turns out to be the only option, will my teeth be removed from the roots? Is anything else possible? I really do not want something as invasive as extraction. Please help.

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  • I would suggest that you can go for full ceramic crowns instead of veneers.
  • Full ceramic crowns are expensive, but they are esthetically very good.

For further information consult a dentist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/dentist

Hi doctor,

Thanks for your reply. Cost is not really an issue. Can you please detail me a bit more on this? Is extraction absolutely required for crowns? Can they be used with my existing pair of teeth? Please guide.

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Hello,

Welcome back to icliniq.com.

  • Crowns can be placed on the existing teeth.
  • If you get crowns done, tooth will be reduced from all the five surfaces and will be given proper shape.
  • Though veneers are less invasive procedure, tooth is reduced from four surfaces and the back portion of the tooth is not reduced.
  • As you have two teeth paired up, I think it is better to involve back portion as well.

For further doubts consult a dentist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/dentist


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