What You Can and Can’t Eat With Braces?

What You Can and Can’t Eat With Braces?

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Braces are still a very popular way to straighten misaligned teeth in children and adolescents (and sometimes for adults too!). Both metal and clear braces are now available to suit every style and budget. However, …

What Does a Palate

What Does a Palate Expander Do?

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A palate expander is a device that helps to correct common orthodontic conditions in children such as crowding, impacted teeth, and malocclusion, including a crossbite. By enlarging the palate (upper jaw), orthodontists can also help …

How Do Braces Work?

How Do Braces Work?

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Most people want a perfectly straight smile, yet very few have one without the help of orthodontic treatment. Traditional braces are one of the most common methods used for achieving these results.  But how do …

Can Invisalign Fix An Underbite?

Can Invisalign Fix An Underbite?

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An underbite is a common malocclusion involving a lower set of teeth that protrudes further than an upper set. A jaw misalignment is typically the cause of an underbite. Someone with an underbite may struggle …

Can You Eat With Invisalign?

Can You Eat With Invisalign?

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One of the key reasons patients are drawn to Invisalign instead of traditional braces is that you can eat whatever you want while receiving orthodontic treatment. Because Invisalign is removable, no foods are off-limits. However, …

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How Do You Brush Your Teeth With Braces?

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Just because you’ve gotten orthodontic braces doesn’t mean you don’t have to adhere to the American Dental Association’s recommendations for good oral hygiene. In fact, you should be even more mindful of practicing excellent brushing …