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5Mar, 2015

What are orthodontic braces and what you need to know?

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Orthodontic braces are appliances that are placed on teeth to rectify irregular eruption of teeth, as well as align the jaws. Most people think that braces are only meant to be used to align teeth. However, braces can even be used to achieve favorable jaws relationship. Of course any jaw modification treatments are only possible when we still have growth and can not be achieved on adults. Types of orthodontic braces 1. Metal orthodontic braces The material used to make this kind of braces is stainless steel. Brackets are bonded onto teeth and a wire passed through each […]
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31Dec, 2014

Importance Of Orthodontic Treatments for Adults and Children

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Orthodontics is a branch of dentistry that specializes in treating patients with improper positioning of teeth when the mouth is closed (malocclusion), which results in an improper bite. Orthodontics also includes treating and controlling various aspects of facial growth (dentofacial orthopedics) and the shape and development of the jaw. An orthodontics specialist is called an orthodontist.   Everyone appreciates the importance of a winning smile. It makes a pleasing appearance, promotes self-esteem, and is valuable to social and career success. Creating beautiful smiles is one of the advantages with orthodontics. […]
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15Nov, 2014

Five Common Orthodontic Problems

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Orthodontics is about or rather more than just pure straightening of teeth. In normal circumstances, our teeth bite in a specific way but unfortunately, in some cases, they may have problems with chewing, speaking and even aesthetics. Malocclusion is often a genetic issue. Many common orthodontic problems may be caused by dental diseases, poor dental hygiene, thumb sucking, medical conditions among others. The following is a list of the common orthodontic problems. 1. Overbite The front teeth of the upper jaw are extended out (sticking out) over the lower teeth. […]
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