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I am 26 now. Can I have braces now. If it is going to take 15 to 18 months to get over, then I am planning for second child, Is that possible. How it affect my labour pain,x rays for teeth?
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Dr. Mahantesh
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Duration will take 10 to 12 months Safe upto 2nd trimester Even after that hygiene maintenance is needed Completely safe you can go ahead
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Dr. M. R. Pujari
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Hi..no need to worry. You can go for it. Its safe. Regards
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Dr. Babita Sangwan
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Hi..kindly consult your gynaecologist before orthodontic procedure ..as such it's not a contraindication but you might have to maintain a meticulous Oral hygiene during the entire treatment procedure..orthodontic aligners is also an another good  alternative..
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Dr. Puja Bansal
18 yrs. of exp | Pune | Dentist
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hello after the braces treatment you need to visit a dentist every 3 weeks and maintenance is required. better not to plan now. you can do it after the child is 1.5 year because it needs time and dedication.
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Dr. Suman Makam
21 yrs. of exp | Bangalore | Dentist
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Hello, Mam,you need to consult your gynaecologist if you are planning for a child and take their opinion before starting any dental treatment.As such orthodontic treatment is not contraindicated during this phase. Regards Dr SUMANMAKAM
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Dr. Bala Vignesh
4 yrs. of exp | Chennai | Dentist
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Hello... U can wear braces.. but in case u wanna straighten ur teeth without braces is also possible.. 2. Radiographs are taken only for confirmation if there are any submerged teeth. 4. U cannot stereotype ur treatment timing it can finish faster also. This depends on the amount of discripency 5. Being a adult u can also undergo Lingual braces so that u can avoid showing braces.. 6. Braces as such doesn't affect labour pain but good oral hygiene maintenance is necessary.. With regards Dr Bala Orthodontist Kilpauk-Chennai
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Dr. N. Nanda Kumar
21 yrs. of exp | Chennai | Dental Surgeon
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Hi If you have braces where something which is comfortable on your teeth like aligners which is removable and still does the job considering you might have issues more important like pregnancy
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