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6 Things You Need To Know Before You Get Invisalign

6 Things You Need To Know Before You Get Invisalign

Invisalign Can Be Your Perfect Solution To A Healthy Smile Whether you are a teenager getting braces for the first time, or an adult who wants to fix their smile, Invisalign is a great choice for you. There are a few things you should know about Invisalign before you get started.   WHY SHOULD I FEEL CONFIDENT ABOUT INVISALIGN? In…

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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]?

LAST UPDATED: APRIL 24, 2018 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,…

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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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At What Age Do Baby Teeth Normally Fall Out?

At What Age Do Baby Teeth Normally Fall Out?

At What Age Do Baby Teeth Normally Fall Out? There is excitement all around when a child loses their first baby tooth. The appearance of the first permanent tooth represents the next stage of a child’s life. But losing that first tooth is worrisome if it occurs too early or not soon enough. You might have concerns about when your…

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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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