Posts Tagged ‘braces’
A New Smile With Orthodontics
Orthodontics have become a new tool to recreate our smiles. For the longest time, orthodontic braces was a treatment only for children. Advances in orthodontic materials have led to changes in the appearance of orthodontic appliances, and increased speed of movement of our teeth. Orthodontics have become a treatment of choice for many teens and…Read More
Why Do Our Teeth Shift?
As we age many changes occur in our bodies including our teeth. Our teeth shift and move over time due to many forces that we control and ones we do not. These forces include tongue movements, lips pushing against our teeth, and how our teeth come together. Below we will review some of these forces…Read More
Do Braces Increase Risk Of Tooth Decay?
Undergoing orthodontic treatment can be a trying time for maintaining good dental hygiene, but the end result makes it all worth it. Creating a straight, attractive smile that one can be proud of is the goal of most orthodontic treatment. However, orthodontic treatment can disrupt your daily routine. The orthodontic brackets and wires, and chewy,…Read More
The Straight Talk About Crooked Teeth
Crooked teeth (also referred to as a malocclusion) can affect approximately 75% of all American adults. Malocclusion can significantly affect dental and oral health over the course of a lifetime, leaving you with increased chances of developing periodontal disease and increased wear and trauma to teeth. Types Of Malocclusion –Crossbite – A crossbite is when…Read More
Braces are Off…Now What?
Most teens and adults who wear braces cannot wait for the day that they are free from them. They look forward to finally having the straight smile they have desired. Whether treatment takes a few months (in cases of limited orthodontics) or 2-3 years it is still something to look forward to. But now the…Read More