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Category Archives: Orthodontics
How should I take care of my retainer? Most retainers are removable, meaning that you take them out when eating, brushing and flossing. For this reason, they are easy to misplace. Many people wrap their retainers in a napkin when … Continue reading
Problems with braces can include: * Broken braces (brackets) * Broken wires * Loose bands * Loose braces * Wires sticking out Call and discuss the problem with your orthodontist or office staff. You may need to visit right away, … Continue reading
Oral care throughout orthodontic treatment Orthodontic treatment is an important investment in your future. Everyone helping with your orthodontic care wants you to have the best results possible. While you are wearing braces, it is essential that you take care … Continue reading
Baby teeth aren’t just for chewing. Each one also acts as a guide for the permanent tooth that replaces it. If a baby tooth is lost too early, the permanent tooth loses its guide. It can drift or erupt incorrectly … Continue reading
Why are more adults getting braces? As braces have become less bulky and visible in recent years, more and more adults are wearing them, for a variety of reasons. Some adults want to correct problems with their teeth or jaws … Continue reading
What Is Orthodontics? Orthodontics is a specialty field of dentistry that diagnoses, prevents and treats irregularities of the teeth and face. Treatment can correct an irregular or “bad” bite, also known as a malocclusion. Orthodontic care involves the use of … Continue reading
What is a Diastema and How do I Treat It? A “diastema” is an area of extra space between two or more teeth. The two front teeth of the upper jaw area is where diastema is most frequently seen. Many … Continue reading
The American Association of Orthodontists reports that in the United States 4.5 million people are wearing braces or other dental appliances to straighten teeth and provide a healthy, beautiful smile1. As many of us know, an orthodontist is a dentist … Continue reading
What Is It? A diastema is a space or gap between two teeth. It appears most often between the two upper front teeth. However, gaps can occur between any two teeth. A mismatch between the size of the jaw bones … Continue reading