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Comparing Traditional And Temporary Braces

Differences Between Conventional And Short Term Braces

My apologies. This essay did not work for me. We can discuss comprehensive orthodontic care or limited short term orthodontic care. The visual appearance between them is nil. In comprehensive care the goal is to create the absolute best bite and appearance within a longer time frame, perhaps one to three years. In limited short term braces (six month braces) the goals are a quick improvement of the most obvious visual shortcomings. The bite can still be changed but less so. There are almost always limitations in orthodontics but there are more limitations and compromises with the short term approach.…

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Oct 10, 2016 by

How To Get Rid Of Plaque While Wearing Braces

Keeping Your Teeth And Braces Plaque-Free

Good oral hygiene when you’re sporting braces is more important than ever – especially when it comes to busting plaque. The chief concern is that plaque (a mixture of food and bacteria) can damage the teeth. Cavities associated with poor oral hygiene with braces in place is less common than it used to be thanks to fluoride. However, what is more commonly seen, is decalcification of the enamel. That is, white spots or streaks where the minerals of the enamel are altered and this is most visible after all the orthodontic treatment is finished and the orthodontic brackets are removed.…

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Oct 3, 2016 by

Are Teeth Braces Recommended For Sensitive Teeth?

Braces For Sensitive Teeth

A cone of delicious ice cream and a frosty drink on a scorching summer day… Sounds like just what the doctor ordered, doesn’t it? Yet, for many people with tooth sensitivity, these treats are definitely not what the doctor ordered. If you cringe with pain every time you dig into a cold or hot food or drink, you are one of these people. How does tooth sensitivity happen? Tooth sensitivity is very common and it usually occurs when there is some damage to the gums and they start to recede, exposing parts of your teeth normally protected by enamel. It…

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Sep 12, 2016 by