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Elastics: They’re Pulling for You

Successful orthodontic treatment primarily depends on two things: constant pressure and time. Sometimes it takes added force to move teeth and jaws into their correct positions. Elastics, also called rubber bands, have the pull to make that happen. But they won’t work...

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Palatal Expansion

Palatal expansion is a combination of tooth movement and jaw expansion. It works by widening the two halves of the upper jaw, called the palate. The two halves are joined together by a “suture” in the middle of the roof of the mouth. The orthodontist custom makes an...

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Adult Orthodontics: A Healthy, Beautiful Smile At Any Age

Orthodontic treatment is about a change for the better, no matter what the patient‘s age. It can give the patient the confidence and pride that comes with straight teeth and a great smile. But the orthodontist has another equally important treatment goal – to im...

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Timing of Treatment

Timing of Treatment Age 1 – Good dental health begins The American Dental Association (ADA) recommends that a child first visit the family dentist by their first birthday. Even though all of a child‘s primary (baby) teeth usually have yet to erupt it‘s an exce...

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What is an Orthodontist?

What is an Orthodontist? An orthodontist is a specialist in the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of dental and facial irregularities. In other words, they specialize in moving teeth and aligning jaws. They limit their practice to orthodontic treatment only. A general...

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