straight teeth

Everyone notices a beautiful smile but there are many other advantages to straightening your teeth that are very important!

Teeth are meant to fit a specific way and when the they don’t fit it can cause long term damage to your teeth. This damage can include tooth wear, damaged enamel, thinning enamel, gum recession and increase tooth mobility.

It is never.

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Floss

Flossing is a vital step in maintaining good dental health, but it becomes even more important when you are wearing braces. Flossing keeps your teeth and gums healthy by removing food particles from your mouth that promote the growth of bacteria. These food particles are often impossible to remove with brushing alone. When you are wearing braces, there are.

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retainers3

Your braces have been removed and it is time to begin the final, and VERY important, phase of your orthodontic treatment – the RETENTION phase.

There is a very strong tendency for tooth position to change once your braces have been removed. Teeth will tend to “rebound” towards their original positions. As well, teeth change positions as we grow older.

In.

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Passover

Dear patients,

With Passover approaching, we would like to give those of you who will be observing the Holiday some information regarding your braces, Invisalign aligners, and retainers. Please understand that a competent Rabbi should be consulted for specific questions. However, we hope that you find this information useful. Many patients use elastics during treatment. Please be aware that they are packed in cornstarch.

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primary

The American Association of Orthodontists recommends all children get a check-up with an orthodontic specialist no later than age 7.

Orthodontists can spot subtle problems with jaw growth and emerging teeth while some baby teeth are still present.

While your child’s teeth may appear to be straight, there could be a problem that only an orthodontist can detect.

A check.

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