A retainer is an important item for patients whose braces have just been removed. Retainers are specialized mouth pieces that are custom-molded to each patient’s teeth. They retain, or hold the teeth in place to prevent shifting after braces are removed. If a patient fails to wear his or her Read More->
A primary consideration of orthodontic treatment is how much braces cost. There is no explicit answer to this question, as the cost will typically vary for each patient. The cost of braces depends on a few important factors, such as type of braces and duration of treatment. The cost Read More->
Brushing and flossing is essential to dental health for every individual, particularly those with braces. Patients with braces should take special care to ensure that they are properly and frequently brushing and flossing. This is because braces create extra areas for food and bacteria to collect. Failure to properly clean Read More->
It is a common misconception that an individual’s diet must change drastically after getting braces. While eating with braces requires special considerations, patients can typically continue to enjoy the foods they normally eat. The American Association of Orthodontists and orthodontic specialists advise certain tips for how to eat with braces, as Read More->
Patients with dental needs often ask what an orthodontist is, in terms of practice and qualifications. An orthodontist specializes in diagnosing, preventing, and treating irregularities in tooth and jaw positioning. Orthodontists treat malocclusion, or the misalignment of teeth. They also treat bite issues, or abnormal relationships between the upper and Read More->
Invisalign is a popular brand of invisible braces that acts as an alternative to traditional metal braces. Instead of metal wires and brackets, Invisalign and other invisible braces systems use clear, plastic aligners that can be easily removed and replaced. This system has its own unique benefits and disadvantages. Patients Read More->
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