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Benefits of Braces in All Ages ( 7 EASY FACTS )

When thinking of braces, we often think of the process of straightening up a crooked smile. For the aesthetic reward. While this is an intended result, it’s not the only effect. So, what are the other benefits of braces? There are more than you realized. Let’s look into it a bit more.

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Is Your Invisalign Not Tracking?

Clear aligners are delicate and strong. They perform a set task to move teeth. In some cases, the movement called ‘TRACKING’ will not be enough and show up on the scans as in need of checking. Your orthodontist will know what to do. Below we list some signs of bad movement. And common reasons why your clear aligners are not tracking properly. Let’s crack on…

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Orthodontic Retainers | How To Avoid Mold & Black Spots

Orthodontic retainers. Getting your braces off is an exciting time. While braces are the most efficient way to get the smile of your dreams, there are a lot of rules surrounding what you can and can’t do with your braces. The upkeep may be annoying, but the end result is well worth it. But if you’re given orthodontic retainers after you get your brackets and wires off, you’re not quite out of the clear yet. There are a few care tips you need to know how to take care of your retainers. Let’s get cracking.

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Can I Get Invisalign With Cavities? (Let’s Explore)

Cavities are bad news. Cavities with Invisalign are worse. If you are investigating Invisalign as a future treatment, your oral health matters.  will determine whether you start or not. Read on to find out about starting Invisalign treatment when you have to deal with cavities. First, let’s compare Invisalign treatment to traditional treatment.

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Gaps in Teeth (CAN BRACES FIX IT?) | 5 Super Facts For Mom

Gaps in your teeth are noticeable. They may be natural or from an injury. Either way, gaps in teeth are fixable. They are not unhealthy but do pose a risk to oral health. Nasties from food detritus will cause cavities and bad breath braces. In this post, we’ll show you in a quick fashion why having braces with gaps in teeth is a valid option. Let’s get stuck in.

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Gaps and Widely Spaced Teeth | HOW TO FIX (2021)

It is common for gaps between the teeth to develop at every stage in life. For young children, this could mean that a child’s jaw has outgrown their baby teeth. Older teens and adults with gaps and widely spaced teeth will need to be more concerned. In this post, we’ll talk about gaps and widely spaced teeth. Let’s get going.

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Veneers or Braces (3 ANSWERS AS TO WHAT IS BEST)

Your smile is the first thing another person will see when meeting. First impressions count for everything these days. Your teeth are a part of your smile. It is important that they impress. If you have a crooked smile or malocclusions, then there are two choices to correct the issue. Veneers will cover the crookedness, but they won’t correct the issue. Braces will correct the issue, but treatment will take time, even years. In this post, we’ll take you through the choice of braces or veneers. Let’s get choosing.

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Braces Treatment During a Pandemic (3 EASY THINGS TO KNOW)

When self-isolation is in effect you may wonder about ongoing medical treatments. And how they will be affected. Lockdowns mean you cannot visit your treatment provider as usual. If you are undergoing orthodontics during self-isolation, then carry on as you were. Your provider will still be in operation but with strict rules about who can visit the office and why. In this post, we’ll take you through braces treatment during a pandemic. Let’s get going.

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I Have Braces [What Foods are Forbidden?]

What foods can I eat? Are you preparing to have braces for the next few months or years? You’re probably wondering how they’re going to affect your day-to-day life, especially when it comes to eating. One main question a lot of people have for their orthodontist is, “What kinds of foods will I be able to eat?” More importantly, though, are the types of foods you should steer clear of. Keep these tips in mind to keep your mouth healthy and happy!

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Orthodontic Braces

Do Orthodontic Braces Cause White Spots on Patients’ Teeth?

Orthodontists are the dental specialist that specializes in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of facial and dental irregularities. They help in straightening the jaws and aligning teeth, jaws, and bites. Many people tend to confuse orthodontists and dentists, but in a real sense, they are two different professions. For patients with acute dental problems, it is important to seek help from orthodontists. They complete another training at the university after completing the standard general degree. 

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