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The 12 Dental Specialities - Best Orthodontist USA

The 12 Dental Specialities Recognized by the NCRDSCB

There are 12 different dental specialties recognized by the National Council of Registered Dental Specialists. General dentistry is one, orthodontics and pediatrics another two!

Some other dental specialities include periodontology, oral surgery for severe problems like gum disease or a tooth extraction; endodontology covers root canals to save teeth from decay and prosthodentics helps with all your needs regarding dentist-made crowns or false teeth.

There’s even an interesting specialty in case you’ve lost most of your natural ones – it deals specifically with rehabilitation techniques that help people add to their remaining teeth with implants etcetera.

In this blog post we will explore each dental speciality field more closely, so get ready to learn about these fascinating fields!.

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Kid showing off his braces - Types of Braces

Types of Braces

If you need to receive braces you may be pleased to know that in this day and age you have many options to pick from. Many people think of traditional metal braces when they think of braces and this can be very off putting.

The truth is there are many options available today that are cosmetically invisible and can also work to shorten the length of your treatment. Here are some of the different types of braces available today:

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Is Your Orthodontist Offering Virtual Consultations?

Does Your Orthodontist Offer Virtual Consultations?

Is your orthodontist offering virtual consultations during the shelter-at-home Covid-19 crisis?

If you are currently in treatment but can’t visit your orthodontists office, check out their website to see if they have the new SmileSnap app installed. If they haven’t, ask them to install it.

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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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Orthodontics for Kids

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Seeing an orthodontist around the age of seven or eight years old can help to give a child more options

As we develop and our adult teeth begin to come in, reversal of certain orthodontic conditions can become more difficult. Identifying issues early on in the stages of life can help to increase the number of treatment options that are available and also allow kids to take advantage of nonsurgical options. Many adults did seek orthodontic care will require the surgical options because their teeth, bones and jawline have all set in place. With orthodontics for kids, there are more non invasive options that can help children to get the perfect smile.

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Orthodontics - The Straight Facts and Crooked Fiction

15 Orthodontic Myths [Busted] – The Straight Facts and Crooked Fiction

Orthodontics is a maligned profession. The idea of needing braces strikes fear into the hearts of schoolchildren and adults alike.

The popular media persists in portraying orthodontic treatment as a form of torture sanctioned by society, a needlessly painful way of providing a cosmetic service. And no wonder; when people think braces will attract lightning in a thunderstorm, or set off metal detectors at the airport, misinformation spreads everywhere.

Ready for a laugh? Here are 15 orthodontic myths and facts to set you straight.

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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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What is Orthodontics?

What is Orthodontics

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Orthodontics is a special branch of dentistry that involves extra training on the part of the dentist. Dentists will generally study for an extra few years to receive their orthodontist specialization. Orthodontists can also specialize in different types of oral surgery as well as receive new training on treatment techniques after they become qualified orthodontists.

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