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What is a TRUE Orthodontic Emergency in 2018?

What is a TRUE Orthodontic Emergency in 2018?

While the term “emergency” is often used when describing orthodontic problems, TRUE orthodontic emergencies are extremely rare.  The goal of this blog is to explain the different problems that can arise during orthodontic treatment, and provide a guide on how to handle them.  Detailed explanations of these issues are also given at your appliance placement appointment regarding these guidelines.  Here…

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Devices that Speed-Up Orthodontic Treatment [Explained]

Devices that Speed-Up Orthodontic Treatment [Explained]

Orthodontic issues like overbite, underbite, misplaced midline and overcrowding can significantly reduce one’s quality of life. For instance, these problems are associated with reduced overall happiness, increased risk of tooth decay and periodontal disease, and defects in the affected person’s social life. Orthodontic treatment is the best, if not the only, way to manage these issues. Share Post Twitter Facebook…

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What Causes Dark Triangles [Between the Teeth?]

What Causes Dark Triangles [Between the Teeth?]

When brushing your teeth or looking in the mirror, you may notice the formation of one or more black triangles. This may lead you to wonder where they came from and how they can be treated. In this article, we’ll discuss the causes, preventative measures, and treatment of black triangles between your teeth. Share Post Twitter Facebook Google +1 Email

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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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4 Things to Do With a Mouth Ulcer [While Wearing Braces]

4 Things to Do With a Mouth Ulcer [While Wearing Braces]

Braces. They’re essentially a right of passage, something most kids need (and nowadays even WANT!) at one point or another. But they can have their challenges. Straightening out a crooked smile has lots of benefits. Braces give you a healthier mouth and a prettier smile. They help correct bite issues and make room for developing adult teeth. Even so, there can…

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7 Health Benefits [of Braces]

7 Health Benefits [of Braces]

Everyone looks forward to having straight teeth after their orthodontic treatment is complete. It is naturally exciting to enjoy taking pride in your appearance. It is also important to know that having straight teeth has many other benefits as well. Share Post Twitter Facebook Google +1 Email

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Can Women Safely Wear Braces When Pregnant?

Can Women Safely Wear Braces When Pregnant?

It’s a special time for a woman when she’s pregnant. They are often willing to change their behavior in many ways to make certain their unborn child is healthy. One of the things that doesn’t need to change is orthodontic care. This is something that can be done at any time during pregnancy. A woman’s unborn child will never be…

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Smile and Be [Confidently] Beautiful 2017

Smile and Be [Confidently] Beautiful 2017

Be Confidently Beautiful With a Smile Did you know that something as simple as a confident smile can have a significant impact on our daily lives? The job of an orthodontist is so much more than crafting aesthetics; a beautiful smile has psychological implications that can influence our overall well-being. Here are 3 ways braces can enhance your quality of life:…

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Five Tips for [Wearing] Orthodontic Braces 2017

Five Tips for [Wearing] Orthodontic Braces 2017

Five tips on caring for your braces during orthodontic treatment. Braces are one of the most popular ways to get the smile you’ve always wanted. But if you’re not taking care of your teeth while receiving orthodontic treatment, you’ll be disappointed in your results. Taking care of your teeth while receiving orthodontic treatment can be a bit of a challenge –…

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