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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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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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If You Don’t Want Traditional [Metal Braces], What Are The Other Options?

If You Don’t Want Traditional [Metal Braces], What Are The Other Options?

LAST UPDATED: DECEMBER 26, 2017 If You Don’t Want Traditional Metal Braces, What Are The Other Options? Today’s teeth straightening technology has come a long way from the early days when a swig of spirits and a pair of pliers pretty much summed up your options. FAQ What are my orthodontic options? Orthodontic science increasingly recognizes the need for a…

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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? Orthodontic treatment sometimes involves multiple strategies that all work together to help improve your smile. While you might have gone to your first visit hoping to hear that you would just need braces, you might have received a surprise when the orthodontist suggested that you have one or more teeth removed. Naturally, the…

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