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Teeth Wiggle After Braces {Is this Normal?}

Teeth Wiggle After Braces {Is this Normal?}

Teeth Wiggle After Braces, Is this Normal…Our teeth serve many important functions and is the center of attention when we smile. Some people are fortunate enough to be genetically blessed with perfectly straight teeth. The rest of us may need help with correcting our teeth for a variety of reasons, including dental health issues. Braces are used for this purpose,…

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Can an Orthodontist Treat Cleft Lip and Palate PPT? {5 Answers}

Can an Orthodontist Treat Cleft Lip and Palate PPT? {5 Answers}

Can an orthodontist treat cleft lip and palate PPT? Are you wondering if your child needs braces? Maybe your child has an overbite or a few crooked teeth on the top and bottom rows that need to be aligned. Or, perhaps, your child has a more challenging situation such as a cleft palate. A qualified orthodontist can assist with these…

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The Latest in [Tooth] Straighteners

UPDATED: 08 – 05 – 18 The number of adults getting tooth-straightening treatment with the latest technology increasing. The progress of dental technology has made several options available. Here we discuss the latest and greatest of the new breed of invisible and ceramic braces.   Metallics Standard metal tooth straighteners are stainless-steel wires secured to the teeth with ligatures, usually…

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[The Reality Of] Pain From Braces

[The Reality Of] Pain From Braces

UPDATED APRIL 08 18 Firstly, it’s common for children and adults who are getting orthodontics to feel anxious about the pain from braces. One of the main concerns is if it will be a painful experience. An orthodontist knows that having discomfort is possible. It’s also understood that any level of discomfort is easily manageable. Share Post Twitter Facebook Google…

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I’m 50 – Can I Still Have Orthodontics? {FACTS}

I’m 50 – Can I Still Have Orthodontics? {FACTS}

By around age 50, most women have raised their kids and have seen them leave home.  They finally have more time to attend to their own needs and wants. Teeth often need various kinds of work done on them by the time women are in their 40s or 50s, so taking care of them should be high on the empty-nest…

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Will braces fix my weak chin? {If not, what will?}

Will braces fix my weak chin? {If not, what will?}

When you like the reflection you see in the mirror, it is easier to feel self-confidence and go for what you want in life. Whether your goal is making it onto the dance team, getting into a great college, landing a plum job, meeting your soulmate, or something else, it really helps to feel confident in your smile and your…

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Can Functional Orthodontic Appliances Really Grow Jaws? [EPIC FACTS]

Can Functional Orthodontic Appliances Really Grow Jaws? [EPIC FACTS]

Firstly, a small lower jaw is one of the most common problems encountered in new orthodontic patients. This problem can manifest itself as a deep bite, an overbite, or crowding and crooked teeth in either jaw. Oftentimes, these issues will occur because the mouth is narrow, meaning traditional braces alone cannot be effective. Share Post Twitter Facebook Google +1 Email

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Would Braces [help] Change My Face?

Would Braces [help] Change My Face?

Orthodontics can help in a myriad of different ways. For one, you’re able to finally feel great about the way that you look and know that you’re doing something positive for your appearance. If you have a child, you might be considering taking them to an orthodontist because of all the benefits that can come from getting this type of…

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4 Tips To Increase Your Child’s Self Esteem [During Braces]

4 Tips To Increase Your Child’s Self Esteem [During Braces]

If your child needs orthodontic care, your first concern may be finding them affordable dental braces. Your child’s concerns likely center around ‘ruined’ prom pictures or the derision of their peers. If you’re concerned your child will need some boosting to his or her self-esteem, here are some tips for making braces a positive in your child’s mind. Share Post…

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Help With The Big 3 – [Overjet, Open Bite, and Cross Bite]

Help With The Big 3 – [Overjet, Open Bite, and Cross Bite]

Nobody looks forward to the prospect of undergoing orthodontic treatment. But for adults undergoing orthodontic treatment later in life, it can feel especially daunting. Many people have understandable concerns about the time, possible discomfort, and expense associated with orthodontic treatment. There are cosmetic implications to consider, too. “If I begin orthodontic treatment now, will I look like a teenager with a…

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