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Crown vs braces

04/06/2009

Question:

Can I wear braces if my canine and premolar have crowns?

Answer:

Certainly, although it is sometimes more difficult to have bonded brackets stay on. Sometimes it is necessary to cement orthodontic bands to the teeth as an alternative. Most orthodontists can solve this concern.

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Response by:

Walter C Buchsieb, DDS, MS Walter C Buchsieb, DDS, MS
Professor Emeritus - Clinical, Associate of Dentistry
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University