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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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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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[Emergency!] Are My Teeth Supposed to Move Like This?

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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