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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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What is the best color for braces

What is the Best Color for Braces?

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

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 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

Keep reading this https://www.drgluck.com/wisdom-teeth-and-braces/ on Nashville Orthodontist Articles.

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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 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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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

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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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Orthodontics for Adults

Orthodontics for Adults

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It is an exciting time for adults in the field of orthodontics. Today there are more treatment options than ever before for adults who are looking to straighten their teeth discreetly and quickly. For many adults who are extremely hesitant to get braces or any other form of orthodontic appliance, treatment options such as Invisalign as well as short-term braces like the six month smile program are extremely beneficial.

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Understanding the Parts of Braces

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Understanding the parts that are involved in your braces is very important to making sure that you can follow an orthodontist’s instructions. It may take some time to learn the various parts that make up your braces but small adjustments, as well as concerns that might come up over the course of your treatment, need to be identified and completed properly. By being able to properly name these parts you can describe any problems that might happen over your treatment and also make small adjustments to avoid future orthodontist visits, or impeding your progress.

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