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Does Age Really Matter? (When Getting Braces) 5 Answers

Many adults are unhappy with their teeth and getting braces. With age, teeth often become more crowded or crooked. In addition, some problems with bite and alignment become apparent when they begin to cause pain or tooth damage. Some adults did not grow up in families that could afford high-quality dentistry or orthodontics and thus are interested in straightening their teeth at a later age. Does age affect the success of braces? The answer is complicated. While there is an ideal age for orthodontic work, most adults can successfully straighten their teeth.

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Orthodontist Checkup | DO I NEED ONE? | 2020 SUPER FACTS

Orthodontist checkup? Early detection of orthodontic problems gives you the best options for treatment. Many cases of crooked or misaligned teeth can be treated before the permanent teeth are finished coming in. Unfortunately, the myth that only older kids and teens need a checkup still exists, and it often leads people to overlook the importance of orthodontic care until the problems have become unbearable. While the correct answer to this is different for everyone, understanding how to determine when you or your child needs to go help you to protect your smile. In this post, we’ll answer the question – Orthodontist checkup, do I need one?

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What Is an Orthodontist?

Are Dentists and Orthodontists the same? Dentists and orthodontists are trained physicians that are in related fields but serve very different purposes. Dentists take care of the general health of the teeth, gums, and mouth. Orthodontists are dentists that go further and receive special training in the alignment, positioning, and placement of teeth and jaws and if necessary, can correct any serious issues with any of those problems.  Read more…

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Do Braces Weaken Teeth?

Do Braces Weaken Teeth? Orthodontic care is designed to promote healthier teeth while also making you feel confident about your smile. However, myths about braces still exist, and you may have concerns about how your treatment might affect your teeth. Right now, you are likely wondering if braces are better or just leave it alone since treating crooked or misaligned teeth requires a serious commitment. While your orthodontist is the best person to help you answer this question, it helps to know this information about why braces do not weaken your teeth.

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