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Best Toothpaste for Braces

The Best Toothpaste for Braces

The best toothpaste for braces will be covered in this article. We’re here to help you find what works best for your needs as someone who wears them myself, I can speak from experience.

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Do Braces Make Your Lips Look Bigger, Change your Face or Jawline Shape

Do Braces Make Your Lips Look Bigger, Change your Face or Jawline Shape? 

“Do braces make your lips bigger after you get them removed?” This is one of the common questions asked by patients when they’re considering having their teeth worked on.

Braces can change the position of your lips, but only as much as teeth behind them. Braces will not make you​r lips​ bigger​ ​or thinner because it has nothing to do with what’s happening topically.

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What is the best color for braces

Best Braces Colors to Get?

What are the best braces colors? Braces are a long-term investment, and it’s important to pick the right color braces that you’ll be happy with.

Although the meanings of color are subjective and different colors can be seen as symbolic in a variety of ways, there are some commonalities.

  • Red – is often associated with anger or passion but it also represents power strength and courage
  • Blue – represents calmness, intelligence and loyalty
  • Green – symbolizes good fortune harmony growth
  • Orange – isn’t just for fruits, it’s used to represent people who have an eager, creative personality which might include being energetic, upbeat and open minded.

There are plenty of common colors available such as red, blue, green purple or pink – but there is nothing wrong if you want to mix things up by customizing your own combination!

Consult an orthodontist for more tips on picking out the perfect match before starting treatment.

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Do Braces Change Your Jawline

Do Braces Change Your Jawline?

A question that is often asked is do braces change/fix your jawline?
Once you begin wearing braces, your teeth will shift and change. Not only can they improve the shape of your mouth by moving them into better positions for chewing food properly but over time it may give you a more attractive jawline and smile.
So let’s start from the beginning.

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How Do Braces Change Your Face Structure

Your first visit to the orthodontist is the perfect time to ask questions that you’ve been wondering about such as “Do braces change your face?”

It’s only natural to want to look your best, and it only takes looking at a few before and after pictures of orthodontic treatment to make it clear how much a straighter smile can affect a person’s appearance.

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What Do Dentists Know that Most People Don't

What Do Dentists Know that Most People Don’t?

Dentists spend eight years of their lives meticulously studying teeth. Four years to earn a bachelor’s degree as an undergraduate and four years to earn a DDS or DMD in dental school.

If they specialize, they’ll also need to complete a dental residency of a further two to three years, with oral and maxillofacial surgery requiring between four to six years.

They are the experts in dental care, and even though we all know that healthy teeth belong to a healthy person – dentists have extra knowledge about your oral health because they’ve studied it for so long!

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Do We Remove Wisdom Teeth for Braces?

Do We Remove Wisdom Teeth for Braces?

It is possible to go through orthodontic treatment even if you already have your wisdom teeth. Your third molars are no different than the other teeth that need braces, and it’s not uncommon for impacted wisdom tooth extractions to happen during an orthodontist appointment anyway!

Wisdom teeth are teeth that we all have. Your teen years will see newcomers in the mouth. Sometimes there is not enough room for them and this can cause crowding. This is where you may need orthodontics. In this post, we’ll take you the facts on wisdom teeth and how to correct issues gained from them. Let’s get going.

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Why We Have Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom teeth are the third molars created in humans, but they’re not always welcome. Back in our ancestors’ day wisdom teeth were necessary because a person could lose other ones from trauma or decay and

How to Alleviate Discomfort After Putting on Braces

How to Alleviate Discomfort After Putting on Braces in 5 Easy Ways

Are you thinking of straightening your teeth in order to have a beautiful smile and wondering how to ease discomfort from braces?

The truth is that the process of getting orthodontics affixed to your teeth isn’t painful, but you may have some discomfort for the first week after your initial appointment as well as when the wires are adjusted at follow-up appointments. The good news is that there are things you can do to help ease the discomfort while your gums adjust to the increased pressure.

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How Much Are Braces?

The Cost of Braces

How much are braces?

Your final cost for braces will depend on several factors, including:

  •  Your age
  •  The degree of your malocclusion or misalignment
  •  Your health dental insurance policy
  •  Additional dental work you may need
  •  The type of braces you select

During your initial visit, your dentist or orthodontist will thoroughly examine your teeth to determine the scope of work that you need. You’ll then be provided with a detailed breakdown that will specify the amount of work to be done and your final cost.

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Life with Braces

life with braces

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Getting braces really does not affect your life too significantly. It may take some time for you to adjust to life with braces but after you have had your braces on for a few weeks you will barely notice that they are there.  In this article, we will discuss some of the restrictions and adjustments that you may need to make in your existing lifestyle when you first get braces.

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