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Why Does the Orthodontist Need an X-ray? (5 EPIC ANSWERS)

Why Does the Orthodontist Need an X-ray? (5 EPIC ANSWERS)

UPDATED 29-7-18 Orthodontics is a special branch of dental medicine that focuses on achieving optimal alignment for the teeth, bite and jaw. Traditional treatment has focused on the use of braces to achieve this goal. Today, in addition to metal braces, there are a number of other treatments. Invisalign and Damon Clear braces are also available for patients who prefer other…

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Abnormal Jaw Pains And Treatment (EPIC FACTS)

Abnormal Jaw Pains And Treatment (EPIC FACTS)

Are you an individual with jaw pain or a parent who has noticed that your child complains of abnormal pain in their mouth and jaw area? Jaw pains and treatment can be difficult to handle and there may be a number of reasons causing it. Some causes may be minor and while they may need attention, are nothing to be…

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What are Temporary Anchorage Devices (TAD’s)?

What are Temporary Anchorage Devices (TAD’s)?

If you have been diagnosed with an anterior open bite or an ectopic eruption of your maxillary first molar, your orthodontist may have recommended a Temporary Anchorage Device (TAD). This can be a viable option that you and your orthodontist may wish to discuss as an alternative to surgery. Oftentimes, patients fear hearing a lot of jargon they won’t understand…

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Is It Safe to Undergo Orthodontic Treatments During Pregnancy?

Is It Safe to Undergo Orthodontic Treatments During Pregnancy?

LAST UPDATED: JUNE 28, 2018 Is It Safe to Undergo Orthodontic Treatments During Pregnancy? If you’re about to birth a new baby in a couple of months, then you shouldn’t ignore the condition of your teeth and gums as you’re carrying your child. When you’re pregnant, your hormone levels will change drastically, which could lead to bad breath, excess saliva,…

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Is All Orthodontic Treatment The Same?

Is All Orthodontic Treatment The Same?

Is All Orthodontic Treatment The Same? Recently, you may have visited an orthodontist for the first time whether the consultation was about your kids or you. Also, it’s possible that you have an appointment slated for the near future. As a result, you may wonder what you should expect. In fact, you may want to know if all orthodontic treatment…

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Can Lasers Make Your Orthodontic Treatment Faster?

Can Lasers Make Your Orthodontic Treatment Faster?

Can Lasers Make Your Orthodontic Treatment Faster? Whether you had braces of your own when you were young or this experience is all new to you with your kids, you likely have an array of questions when it comes to the experience. Even after going to the orthodontist for the first time and presenting your initial inquiries, you may still…

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Are there alternatives to having teeth removed for braces?

Are there alternatives to having teeth removed for braces?

LAST UPDATED: MAY 29, 2018 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…

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Three Reasons Your Orthodontic Braces Are Still On

Three Reasons Your Orthodontic Braces Are Still On

Three Reasons Your Orthodontic Braces Are Still On One of the worst parts about having braces is not the pain necessarily as much as it is the time. After your kids receive their braces, the next question they will most likely ask is, “When do I get these off?” Unfortunately, they usually don’t like the answer. One way to help…

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What is the Best Age for My Child to See an Orthodontist?

What is the Best Age for My Child to See an Orthodontist?

What Is the Best Age For My Child To See an Orthodontist? Seeking Early Orthodontic Treatment For Your Child Is Essential When you are a parent, you probably want to know the best age for your child to visit an orthodontist for an evaluation. In the past, experts recommended waiting until a child was older, but today, orthodontists suggest an…

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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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