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Difference Between a Dentist and Orthodontist

Difference Between a Dentist and Orthodontist

Difference Between a Dentist and Orthodontist Like medicine, dentistry has a number of sub-specialties. Among these are periodontics, endodontics and orthodontics. Each requires additional training beyond that given in dental school. Here’s the difference between a dentist and an orthodontist. What Is Orthodontics? The term orthodontics is actually a shortened version of “orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics.” This specialty, according to…

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How Can Widely Spaced Teeth Impact Your Overall Health

How Can Widely Spaced Teeth Impact Your Overall Health

LAST UPDATED: MARCH 28, 2017 Most people think of orthodontic issues such as widely spaced teeth as purely an appearance issue, but treating widely spaced teeth can have deeper, more life changing (and potentially life saving) benefits. Besides providing you the confidence of a beautiful, straight smile, correcting widely spaced teeth can provide significant benefits to your overall health. These health benefits…

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No one is too poor to give a smile – a gift, often, of greater consequence than any sum of money ― Vironika Tugaleva

No one is too poor to give a smile – a gift, often, of greater consequence than any sum of money ― Vironika Tugaleva

No one is too poor to give a smile – a gift, often, of greater consequence than any sum of money ― Vironika Tugaleva When you have crooked teeth, it’s hard to feel confident about yourself and your appearance. You might avoid smiling altogether because you just don’t like the way that you look. Orthodontics can be a saving grace…

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When Do I Get My Braces Off?

When Do I Get My Braces Off?

LAST UPDATED: FEBRUARY 28, 2017 The first question that many patients ask an orthodontist when they learn that they need teeth correction is, “When will I get my braces off?” The answer is going to vary from patient to patient, as the dental health need of every patient is different. However, there are some basic goals and milestone markers that…

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A warm smile is the universal language of kindness

A warm smile is the universal language of kindness

A warm smile is the universal language of kindness No matter where you go in the world, a kind and open smile paves the way for making new friends and brightening everyone’s day. Even when language barriers stop clear communication, a smile shows you mean no harm and want to get along with everyone nearby. Do Not Hide Your Smile…

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How Much Does Invisalign Express Cost for Only Upper Teeth?

How Much Does Invisalign Express Cost for Only Upper Teeth?

How Much Does Invisalign Express Cost for Only Upper Teeth? When Invisalign was first introduced to orthodontic patients, everyone got excited about finally being able to straighten their teeth with virtually invisible plastic trays that could be removed briefly for a minimal impact upon their lifestyle. Today, this alternative to traditional metal braces has once again revolutionized orthodontic treatment by…

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What Are the Discomforts Associated with Invisalign?

What Are the Discomforts Associated with Invisalign?

LAST UPDATED: JANUARY 24, 2017 Invisalign is an orthodontic set of teeth aligners that exert pressure on the teeth making the teeth to move into a different position. Many people who opt for Invisalign over braces report both positive and negative effects. While teeth aligners are viewed by many people as better treatment options for people with various teeth conditions,…

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