Dr. Hidayatulla Nagori practices Orthodontics in San Antonio, TX. Comprehensive orthodontic treatment includes metal wires that are inserted into orthodontic brackets, which can be made from stainless steel or a more aesthetic ceramic material. The wires interact with the brackets to move teeth into desired positions. Being advanced in the field, Dr. Nagori may also use Invisalign or other aligner trays that have been designed to align a patients? smile. As an orthodontist, Dr. Nagori must recognize various characteristics of a malocclusion or dentofacial deformity, define the nature of the problem, including the etiology if possible, and design a treatment strategy based on the specific needs and desires of the patient.
Education and Training
K.M.Shah Dental collage B.D.S 2006
Cleveland State University MPA 2011
Case Western Reserve School of Dentistry Orthodontic Fellowship 2012
Jacksonville University CAGS 2014
American Board of Orthodontics
Dr. Hidayatulla R Nagori B.D.S, MPA, C.A.G.S's Expert Contributions
The American Association of Orthodontists highly recommends kids to be checked by an orthodontist as early as age 7. Orthodontists might be able to diagnose and treat a patient if they have any malocclusion. On a side note, it is very common to have crowded teeth as early as age 8, but an expander treatment can help the patient to resolve crowding, so please consult with an orthodontist. Dr. H. Nagori, B.D.S, MPA, C.A.G.S (Orthodontics), ABO READ MORE
Yes, a clenching or grinding habit, especially at night time, can cause trauma to your teeth. Tooth attrition could be due to malocclusion that can lead to teeth sensitivity and TMJ problems. Dr. H. Nagori, B.D.S, MPA, C.A.G.S (Orthodontics), ABO READ MORE
Hello, thank you for the great question. There are different kinds of braces available in the market: metal, ceramic, zirconia braces, etc. A few of them are aesthetically better looking than others, zirconia braces match with your tooth color so they look better and of course they cost more than metal brackets. There is no technical advantage between two kind of braces. Hope this helps. READ MORE
Yes there are multiple options to get your smile the way you want to. Technological advances have made orthodontics lot more easier than before. I would recommend having consultation with orthodontist in your area to explore different options that suits your case and get you best result possible. These days you can find clear aligner , lingual braces and other removable appliances as alternative to conventional braces that can help to correct your bite and tooth alignment. Your orthodontist can evaluate your case and help you select right treatment method. READ MORE
We get this question in our pediatric practice all the time. It is hard for me to give you the right answer without evaluating your son's case, but the American Board of Orthodontics highly recommends kids to be evaluated as early as age 8. This will help the orthodontist diagnose any tooth or jaw-related problems earlier and prevent future complications. READ MORE
I have recently got my braces fixed and they seem to be cutting into the skin of my mouth. What to do?
Its normal to have irritation on your lips and cheeks while teeth are moving with braces. I would recommend placing wax on the bracket to prevent further irritation. Also, check if there is any wire extended outside last bracket. Sometimes, small extra piece of wire distal to molar bracket can cause lot of irritation. If problem still continues, then consult with your orthodontist. Dr.H.Nagori ( B.D.S, MPA, C.A.G.S (Orthodontics) , ABO ) READ MORE
Great question. Having teeth sensitivity immediately after removed braces is very common. Assuming that you do not have any cavities on your teeth, I would recommend using sensodyne toothpaste. Use it for a month, try to stay away from cold and sugary food for now. If sensitivity does not improve, have a consultation with your general dentist. Dr. H. Nagori (B.D.S, MPA, C.A.G.S (Orthodontics), ABO) READ MORE
I need more information about your case to answer this question properly. Such as, how long was your treatment? Did you have any trauma? Ulcers? How is your dental hygiene? READ MORE
You can have your kids checked by orthodontist as early as age 7. You do not need dentist’s referral to go to orthodontist also most orthodontist offer free consultation. Best way to find orthodontist is on the AAO orthodontist website. Look for board certified orthodontist in your areas for best care for your kids. READ MORE
My daughter is 4 years old and is used to sucking her thumb. Will it cause her teeth to grow outwards?
Yes thumb sucking habit can have detrimental effect on teeth as well as jaw. I would highly recommend you to have consultation with your orthodontist. READ MORE
Not really, braces can feel uncomfortable after initially getting them on and you might feel pressure on your teeth since they are moving. READ MORE
Areas of expertise and specialization
- American Dental Assistants Association
- College of Diplomates of the American Board of Orthodontics
- American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
Dr. Hidayatulla R Nagori B.D.S, MPA, C.A.G.S's Practice location
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Get to know Orthodontist Dr. Hidayat Nagori, who serves the population of Austin, Texas.
Dr. Hidayat Nagori is a highly respected and experienced board-certified orthodontist, having been in dental practice for twelve years and orthodontic practice for five years. Dr. Nagori practiced general dentistry in India before moving to the United States in 2007, during which he attained his Master’s in Public Health from Cleveland State University in 2009. In 2012, he completed an orthodontic fellowship at the Case Western Reserve University School of Orthodontics, as well as his orthodontics residency at the Jacksonville University School of Orthodontics.
Dr. Nagori’s approach to dentistry is beyond that of his patients’ teeth. He also strives to approve the overall appearance of the face, lips, and chin. Dr. Nagori knows that every smile is different; therefore he is dedicated to caring for each patient and their unique dental needs. He currently practices with Laguna Dental & Orthodontics.
Orthodontists priority is the straightening of teeth. An orthodontist diagnoses overbites, occlusions, misaligned teeth and jaws, and overcrowded mouths. After the diagnosis, the orthodontist tries to solve any issues they discover. If left untreated, overbites, underbites, open bites, and cross bites are all problems that will grow worse over time. An orthodontist is an expert who repairs these conditions.
In his spare time, Dr. Nagori enjoys engaging in community events, playing tennis, running, and biking. Apart from his career, Dr. Nagori serves as editor of one of the most highly-revered journals, and has been published in several internally-recognized orthodontic journals.
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