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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? If you have ever had to have a tooth pulled for any reason, you already know why so many orthodontic patients are keen to avoid this experience in their treatment! In fact, this is one of the first questions many nervous new orthodontic patients have. “Will I have to have any…

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How to Overcome Your Fear of Having Braces

How to Overcome Your Fear of Having Braces

LAST UPDATED: NOVEMBER 28, 2017 How to Overcome Your Fear of Having Braces The idea of braces may be something that is frightening to you. You may not want to face your friends and family members\ while you are wearing a large tooth alignment apparatus on your teeth. You may be nervous about the pain and discomfort that the initial…

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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? The world of orthodontics is ever-changing, and both children and adults can benefit from braces. If you’re a parent, you want the very best for your child, especially when it comes to their long-term appearance and smile. If your child’s teeth are crooked, you know how difficult it…

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I Want a Perfect Smile When My Braces Come Off!

LAST UPDATED: OCTOBER 31, 2017 Many people in search of a beautiful smile seek help from a qualified orthodontist. When the word “orthodontics” is used, it refers to a specialty in the field of dentistry that centers on improper bites and misaligned teeth. Although it is possible to receive orthodontic treatment such as braces or Invisalign from your general dentist,…

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Can You Still Get Braces if You Have [Fillings]?

Can You Still Get Braces if You Have [Fillings]?

Can You Still Get Braces if You Have Fillings? When you visit an orthodontist, this professional is concerned with straightening your teeth. They don’t perform standard dental procedures so your first visit to an orthodontics office could be when you’re an adult. If you’re concerned about your dental work interfering with the braces, learn a little bit more about the…

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Foods To Avoid While Wearing Braces

Foods To Avoid While Wearing Braces

LAST UPDATED: AUGUST 29, 2017 Foods To Avoid While Wearing Braces The day you get your braces can be a pretty exciting day. Finally you are on your way to achieving a bright, white, straight smile you can proudly show off. One day not long from now, you will look at yourself in the mirror and be so glad you…

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

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

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 wear a retainer right after…

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Can I consider further treatment if I’m not satisfied with my smile after [braces are off]?

Can I consider further treatment if I’m not satisfied with my smile after [braces are off]?

Can I consider further treatment if I’m not satisfied with my smile after braces are off? When you approached your orthodontist about braces or Invisalign, you did it because you want a straighter, prettier smile. You want more confidence, and you want to fix what you perceive are imperfections in your mouth. It’s not unreasonable, and your orthodontist was likely…

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What Your Child Should Expect Before and After Braces

LAST UPDATED: JULY 31, 2017 What Your Child Should Expect Before and After Braces When a child first learns that they will need braces, it is natural for them to have some concerns and worries. However, most of this type of fear is usually just uncertainty about the unknown. Once your child knows what to expect during the entire orthodontic…

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Does Wearing Braces Affect Lactating Mothers?

Does Wearing Braces Affect Lactating Mothers?

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. It is a mother’s duty…

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