You may be surprised to learn that straightening your teeth does more than simply boost your confidence—though this is certainly a plus! Orthodontic treatment can also lead to a number of health benefits. For example, straighter teeth are more effective in helping you perform chewing, speaking, and biting functions than crooked teeth. Unfortunately, crooked teeth … Continued
So you’ve just finished your orthodontic treatment and are ready to show off your new, beautiful smile—congratulations! Right now, you’re probably feeling very motivated to keep your smile looking like this for years to come. Taking the necessary steps to maintain your bite alignment is critical, as your teeth will still have a tendency to … Continued
Getting braces is one of the best things you can do to improve the appearance and alignment of your teeth. However, there are a few things you must do to maintain your braces and keep your teeth in good condition throughout your treatment. To make sure you’re taking care of your braces correctly, be sure … Continued
As a parent, just raising a preteen or teenager is hectic enough; from keeping up with schoolwork to deciding on a curfew, getting on the same page with your teen can be an ongoing battle. When you add dental care to the mix, you might be met with some resistance. After all, any adult who … Continued
You may think that getting braces as an adult will be much like getting them as a kid—you go through a few months of mild discomfort, and emerge with beautiful, straight teeth. In truth, adults face a different set of circumstances and complications that need to be understood when considering braces. Know Your Risks Adult … Continued
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