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What Is the Best Orthodontic Retainer?

Hey guys! It’s Dr. Webster and I’m here to talk about retainers. I get this question all the time about what kind of retainer is best and the answer to that is there is no superior retainer. Every retainer has its pros and cons. There are three types – two...

What Is the Best Age to Get Braces?
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What Is the Best Age to Get Braces?

One of the most common questions that orthodontists get is regarding braces and the perfect age to consider them. The answer isn’t exactly straightforward. There isn’t a perfect age for braces, and just like every child, every situation is different. There are some signs and milestones to look for when you are considering braces either for yourself or your child. Here are a few ways that orthodontists determine the best age to get braces.

Braces-Friendly Foods
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Braces-Friendly Foods

The aim of a healthy braces-friendly diet is to avoid damage to your braces while providing all the nutrients you need. This rules out hard or sticky foods, but leaves you with many safe and tasty alternatives, and you can still enjoy occasional treats as long as...

Evolution of Braces
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Evolution of Braces

Orthodontic treatment today takes advantage of cutting-edge dental technologies but the evolution of braces to straighten teeth and improve bite function is rooted in attempts by early civilizations to rectify crooked teeth. These first, rudimentary versions of dental...

Complex Orthodontic Treatments
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Complex Orthodontic Treatments

While many teeth alignment problems can be fixed relatively easily, difficult cases will entail more complex orthodontic treatments. Complex orthodontic treatments include: Tooth extraction. Correcting impacted teeth. Placing temporary anchorage devices. Gum reshaping...