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8 Tips for Brushing Your Teeth [with Braces]

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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Can I Request to Get Braces off Early?

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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Children’s Orthodontics [Best Age Facts]

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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Massaging Your Invisalign Aligners [FACTS 2018]

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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12 Facts About Mouth Ulcers [While Wearing Braces]

Many people wear braces to straighten and correct teeth. Even though they aid to make a dental correction, they can also have a negative effect. For instance, each time the braces are tightened, the patient tends to feel a lot of pain. Additionally, the greatest issue is the development of ulcers of the mouth which are caused by hygienic issues. Ulcers can develop due to the rub caused by braces in the mouth. These sores can be painful, but there are ways in which you can prevent or manage the ulcers in the mouth.

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Will braces help my severe TMJ?

It’s normal to be a bit nervous when you first go to an orthodontist. Here at the Schulhof Center, we make it easy for you to relax and enjoy the time that you spend here with us. Dr. Adam Schulhof has a love of orthodontics, and you’ll be able to see that every time that you come in for an appointment. By combining cutting-edge technologies with skill and expertise, the Orthodontist can provide you with care and treatment options that are customized to your specific concerns.

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How do I Overcome My Fear of Having Braces?

Braces are a blessing in so many ways. Earlier on, if your teeth were set a particular way; that was it. Luckily for us, however, we have these wonderful inventions that can help straighten our smiles and thus enhance our quality of life. For some folks, however, they represent a massive burden of psychological discomfort. They are scared of having a metallic smile, impaired speech, and god forbid; being laughed at.

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What Is Invisalign [and] How Does It Work?

We all know that having dental issues teeth is not fun. These orthodontic issues can affect the quality of your smile or even your self-esteem. Besides, the poorly aligned teeth can increase your risk of gum disease, and they can make brushing or flossing a challenge.

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Dentist, Endodontist and Orthodontist [Explained]

From primary care physicians to cardiac specialists, there are many different types of doctors who work hard to keep you physically healthy. The same is true when it comes to the dental professionals who work just as hard to maintain the health of your teeth and gums. There are some oral care practitioners who offer general care while others treat patients with serious dental problems requiring specialized treatment.

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I [Heart] New York

At The Schulhof Center, we are new New Yorkers, we are born, educated and live in the big apple. We live and breathe the hustle and bustle of the city so good they named it twice. From Battery Park through Manhattan onto Inwood, we are New Yorkers, we are New York.

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