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Affordable Braces Treatment

The treatment, called “Hybrid Braces”, uses a mixture of braces and/or clear tooth aligners. It combines the speed & efficiency of traditional braces with the convenience of clear aligners, similar to Invisalign Aligners. Patients begin with braces for couple months, then switch to clear aligners for the finishing stages of treatment. In most cases, overall…

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What to avoid when you have braces?

You should avoid certain foods that could cause major damage to your braces. No matter what you eat, make the effort to cut your food into small pieces that can be chewed easily. This will prevent chunks of it from getting lodged between brackets. Foods to Avoid When Wearing Braces Gum. Ice. Corn chips. Pretzels.…

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Is there an age limit to get braces?

While the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) strongly recommends that children have their first orthodontic screening before they reach age 7, there are many reasons why some people may be unable to have orthodontic treatment in childhood. Finances or lack of knowledge could prevent a person having an early intervention. Between 7 & 10 Years Old…

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What Are The Benefits of Clear Aligners?

You may be surprised to know that the benefits of having properly aligned teeth extend far beyond a confident smile. According to the American Dental Association, straightening your teeth can actually significantly affect your overall dental health. Think about it — a smile can hardly be perfect if it’s not a healthy one. Fortunately, with…

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Clear aligners versus traditional braces

Aligners are used as an alternative to traditional braces, and are designed to help guide teeth into proper position. Just like braces, clear aligners use gradual force to control tooth movement, but without any metal wires or brackets. The aligners are made with a strong plastic material that has been fabricated to fit your mouth.…

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How long wear retainers after braces?

The day you get your braces off is a big day! You can finally eat all those foods that you haven’t been able to for months. However, don’t get so caught up in the excitement that you forget that your orthodontic treatment isn’t quite over. Whether you had metal braces, clear braces or removable Invisalign aligners, you…