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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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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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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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