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Can You Get Braces With Fillings Or Crowns?

Many patients believe that once they have had teeth restorations, they can’t get braces. That’s why it’s common for people to ask if they can get braces with fillings or dental crowns….

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Getting Braces With Missing Teeth

Unfortunately, not everyone has grown with all of their teeth intact. A huge percent of the population has permanently lost a tooth or two. For these folks, would getting braces with missing…

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Braces Before Dental Implants

Dental implants and braces don’t necessarily go together. But it’s possible for both to exist on the same treatment plan. But will you need braces before dental implants or after getting the…

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Phase Two Orthodontics – What To Expect

Phase two orthodontics is part of the two-phase orthodontics treatment plan. This is done once the patient has most of their adult teeth. Or, when the patient’s 12-year molars are ready to…

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Phase One Orthodontics – What To Expect

The first phase of the two-phase orthodontics treatment plan starts when the patient is still young. Normally, phase one orthodontics starts at around seven to 11 years old. Then, there’s usually a…

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The Advantages of Two-Phase Orthodontic Treatment Plan

Parents tend to think twice when orthodontists schedule children for a treatment at a young age. After all, they still have some of their baby teeth. But this normally happens in a…

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Bad Childhood Habits That Can Lead To Crooked Teeth

Growing up with crooked teeth can destroy your self-esteem. But sadly, our habits as children have a lot to do with how our teeth are aligned. Our teeth as children are still…

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Diastema: Gaps Between the Teeth

Do you know anyone with gaps between the teeth? Perhaps you have them too. Those familiar gaps are actually called diastema—a type of dental condition that can be corrected with braces. Some…

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Does Your Child Really Need Braces?

Braces are common nowadays. These are dental appliance used to correct someone’s dental problems, such as crooked teeth and bad bites. Parents let their kids wear braces when they suspect tooth and…

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Will Thumb Sucking Cause Your Child to Need Braces?

If you are a parent, this is probably one of your biggest concerns. Thumb sucking is common in children. This habit starts when kids are still in the age of infancy. In…

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