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Are there alternatives to having teeth removed for braces?

Are there alternatives to having teeth removed for braces?

Are There Alternatives to Having Teeth Removed for Braces? When you’re thinking of getting braces or Invisalign to have your teeth straightened, it’s possible that your orthodontist will recommend to you that you have one or more teeth removed in order to accommodate the application of braces. While the extraction of a tooth is a procedure that’s typically used in…

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Will having teeth removed ruin my face?

Will having teeth removed ruin my face?

Will having teeth removed ruin my face? Nobody wants to have to undergo a tooth extraction. But in some cases, an injury, structural issue, or recurring infection may make taking out a tooth necessary. However, if you or your child is facing down the possibility of a tooth extraction, you may be concerned about long-term damage. After all, many people…

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How often should I brush my teeth with braces?

How often should I brush my teeth with braces?

LAST UPDATED: MARCH 27, 2018 How often should I brush my teeth with braces? As orthodontists, we can use different types of braces and appliances to give you a straight, perfectly aligned smile. The work of keeping your teeth sparkling white, however, it up to up. Caring for your teeth while wearing orthodontic appliances may take a little extra effort,…

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What is the Best Age for Your Child to Get Orthodontic Braces?

What is the Best Age for Your Child to Get Orthodontic Braces?

What Is The Best Age For Your Child To Get Orthodontic Braces? Orthodontic braces aid in correction of crooked teeth. Usually, an Orthodontist recommends the procedure after critical evaluation on positioning of teeth and jaw that affect chewing, swallowing as well as appearance. According to professionals in the field, braces are worn between 12 to 30 months depending on complexity…

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Can [Retainers] Fix a Slight Shift of Teeth After Braces?

Can [Retainers] Fix a Slight Shift of Teeth After Braces?

LAST UPDATED: FEBRUARY 27, 2018 Can Retainers Fix a Slight Shift of Teeth After Braces? While braces are a fantastic solution for yourself or your children when suffering from misaligned teeth, it’s actually possible for your teeth to shift slightly even after wearing an orthodontic appliance, especially if you don’t start to use a retainer immediately. If you’ve neglected to…

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Is It Safe to Undergo Tooth X-rays During Pregnancy?

Is It Safe to Undergo Tooth X-rays During Pregnancy?

Is It Safe to Undergo Tooth X-rays During Pregnancy? If you are an expecting mom and need to get a dental x-ray done, you may be questioning whether the process can be harmful. This is especially true for women nearing the end of their pregnancy. Read on to discover the facts surrounding tooth x-rays during pregnancy so you can make…

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How to Care for Braces During [Pregnancy]

How to Care for Braces During [Pregnancy]

How to Care for Braces During Pregnancy Seeing the positive result on a pregnancy test is an exciting, emotional, and overwhelming time in any woman’s life. Whether you were hoping this would happen or you are shocked at the result, you can’t help but feel the excitement mixed with some nerves. If you’ve been pregnant before, you know about the…

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Does Wearing Braces Affect Lactating Mothers?

Does Wearing Braces Affect Lactating Mothers?

LAST UPDATED: JANUARY 30, 2018 Does Wearing Braces Affect Lactating Mothers? There is no more joyful time in a mothers life than their child’s first months of life. The stress of bearing a child is behind you and you are able to touch, smell, and kiss your perfect little package. Though, as every mother knows, the worries are just beginning….

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Should I get braces before my wedding?

Should I get braces before my wedding?

Should I get braces before my wedding? Weddings often bring to light things that a person has always wanted to change, and you may suddenly find yourself worrying about the appearance of your smile. While you have likely gotten used to your crooked or misaligned teeth over the years, the realization that your smile will be immortalized for posterity in…

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