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A beautiful smile is important, and good oral health is just as important. Your oral health affects more than just your smile, though many people might not realize this. Oral health problems such as gum disease and periodontal disease can increase your risk of developing serious health problems such as cancer and heart disease. This is why it’s imperative you focus on your oral health regularly rather than just when you suspect you have a problem.

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If you’re considering braces or the clear aligners also commonly known as Invisalign to straighten your teeth or your youngster’s teeth> Then you may have some important questions that need to be answered before diving headlong into either process.

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Congratulations! With your new braces in place, you are on your way to a beautiful smile that will last a lifetime. But to keep your smile at its healthiest during the time you are undergoing orthodontic treatment, it is important to understand how to properly brush your teeth during treatment with orthodontics. While brackets and wires do present some unique challenges and require some changes to your daily home routine for dental hygiene, these changes are easy to implement and will ultimately result in a beautiful, healthy smile.

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When you look at your teeth, it’s obvious that there are problems that brushing and flossing aren’t going to fix. Your issues don’t have to do with oral hygiene or the health of your teeth. Orthodontic concerns are at the root of your problem. Braces are the ideal way to correct issues with gaps, crowding, and a bite that is not in proper alignment. In order to correct orthodontic problems, your orthodontist will create a treatment plan that is a good fit for your teeth. As you prepare for this next step in life, it is natural to have questions.

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There are some children who have excellent genes and they are born with perfect teeth. There are other children who weren’t born with perfect teeth. Some kids have an overbite and some have an underbite. There are some kids who have crowded teeth and there are others who have gaps in their teeth. Some kids have more than one of these problems.

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You know that you need orthodontic treatment. While you take excellent care of your teeth and your dental health is top notch, this will not resolve a misalignment of your teeth. Whether you are dealing with gaps or crowding that is keeping you from having your ideal smile, orthodontic intervention is needed to correct the situation. After talking with your orthodontist and a thorough evaluation, you have come to the conclusion that Invisalign is the right treatment for you. Not every patient can benefit from these clear aligners. It is typically recommended for patients who have mild issues with the alignment of your teeth. You are fortunate that this popular method will work for you.

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There are several problems that would necessitate a visit to an orthodontist. One of them is tooth movement. Slight movements do not usually call for an emergency. However, if you can feel the movements in your adult teeth, then you need to take the matter seriously.

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Adults can benefit greatly from seeing an orthodontist, but in general, childhood is the best time to see one so that you can ensure that your teeth are at their best. This will also help with your smile so that it can be at its most beautiful. Many people have either crooked teeth or crowding of the front top or bottom teeth. Orthodontic treatment can help and ensure that you will keep smiling with beautiful teeth.

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Firstly, a great smile lets the people around us know that we are enjoying life. A smile brightens the day of everyone it meets. It exudes confidence. It communicates friendliness and an openness to new ideas. A great smile can unlock even the coldest of hearts.

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adult orthodontic treatment

Up until very recently, the only way to achieve beautifully straight teeth was to commit to wearing traditional metal braces. Unfortunately, this straightening method isn’t ideal for everyone. For one thing, they dramatically alter one’s appearance thanks to the amount of metal on the surface of the teeth. Plus, some find them to be uncomfortable as well as inconvenient. However, orthodontists now offer Invisalign treatment. This revolutionary straightening method is the result of advanced 3-D computer technology. Best of all, this straightening method is invisible.

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