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Your First Orthodontic Appointment

DATE : September 30, 2021

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About Your First Orthodontic Appointment: What to Expect Gather all of your dental records, in advance and bring them with you on the first appointment. You’ll need to provide your list of medications and surgeries as well. Your orthodontist will examine your teeth, review your history, and determine how to proceed with treatment. They will […]

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Orthodontics & Oral Hygiene

DATE : September 30, 2021

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About Orthodontics and Oral Hygiene Orthodontic patients of all ages using braces, Invisalign, or other appliances can benefit from a lifetime commitment to good dental hygiene. It is important that the patient maintain their teeth in proper alignment and health, so they do not develop cavities that may require extractions if left unchecked. Clean and […]

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Orthodontic Concerns: An Overview

DATE : September 30, 2021

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About Common Orthodontic Concerns: An Overview  The period for orthodontic treatment is dependent on your specific needs. These treatments may take weeks but often can take up to a year or two, sometimes longer.  Symptoms that may indicate the need for orthodontic treatments can include pain around or near the temporomandibular joint, or temporomandibular disc […]

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Orthodontic Emergencies

DATE : September 30, 2021

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About Orthodontic Emergencies  Orthodontic emergencies can happen in many ways. For instance, they may include entrapment by braces or dislocation of teeth, as well as tooth injury from trauma. To help prevent orthodontic emergencies due to accidental trauma, be sure to wear a mouthguard when participating in high-risk activities such as sports. The best way […]

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Types of Braces

DATE : September 30, 2021

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About Types of Braces  In the case of crowding, appliances are used to push teeth back into place. They come in various forms, including metal, ceramic, self-aligning, clear aligners such as Invisalign, and lingual braces. Most are fixed in place to help realign your smile. Some, such as Invisalign, are removable, though not everyone is […]

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Post-Orthodontic Care

DATE : September 30, 2021

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About Post-Orthodontic Care Post-orthodontic care is important for maintaining a beautiful smile, and it’s essential to the overall health of teeth. Research has shown that brushing after treatment helps improve your results, in addition to assisting in the prevention of tooth decay and gum disease.  Proper oral hygiene is crucial to protect your teeth but […]

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Guide to Invisalign in Miami

Invisalign for Teens

DATE : September 30, 2021

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About Invisalign for Teens  The American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) recommends that children start orthodontic treatment once their permanent teeth have all come in and they’re between the ages of 7 to 13. Invisalign can address many issues with spacing and missing teeth without the need for traditional braces.  Care and treatment options are otherwise […]

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Invisalign for Adults

DATE : September 30, 2021

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About Invisalign for Adults  Invisalign consists of plastic alignment trays that move teeth into position gradually while still enabling you to remove them to eat or clean your teeth. They’re made out of smooth, clear material and are virtually undetectable, making them a great alternative to metal braces for adults. The length of your treatment […]

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Early Orthodontic Treatment

DATE : September 30, 2021

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About Early Orthodontic Treatment The American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) guidelines suggest that children should start treatment when their permanent teeth have come in and they are between the ages of seven to thirteen.  In some cases, your dentist may refer you for an evaluation with an orthodontist as early as four or five years […]

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Brushing & Flossing with Braces

DATE : September 30, 2021

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About Brushing and Flossing With Braces It is important for you to brush and floss with braces, not only to prevent cavities but also gum disease. Brushing and practicing excellent oral hygiene is crucial when it comes to maintaining oral health. Brushing with braces is a little different than without, but it’s important to understand […]

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