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Patient Education
... Orthodontics Adults and kids alike can benefit from the boost in self-confidence that comes from having a great-looking smile with beautifully aligned teeth...

Adolescent Orthodontic Care
...Learn the basics of smile analysis and design and whether the magic of orthodontics will work for you...

Adult Orthodontic Treatment
...Periodontal health plays a key role in all of this; if the gum tissues are not healthy during orthodontics, bone loss can result and weaken the long-term prognosis of your teeth...

Brushing & Flossing with Braces
...Read Article The Magic of Orthodontics Proper alignment of the teeth is basic to “Smile Design...

Early Orthodontic Treatment
...Read Article The Magic of Orthodontics Proper alignment of the teeth is basic to “Smile Design...

Invisalign for Adults
...Learn the basics of smile analysis and design and whether the magic of orthodontics will work for you...

Temporary Anchorage Devices (TADS)
...Anchorage in orthodontics is often supplied by a tooth or group of teeth that are supposed to stay still as forces are applied against them in a way that only the mal-positioned teeth will move — into better position...

Types of Braces
...Learn the basics of smile analysis and design and whether the magic of orthodontics will work for you...

Orthodontic FAQs
...Learn the basics of smile analysis and design and whether the magic of orthodontics will work for you...

Orthodontic Headgear
...Learn the basics of smile analysis and design and whether the magic of orthodontics will work for you...

Orthodontics & Dental Hygiene
...Learn the basics of smile analysis and design and whether the magic of orthodontics will work for you...

Your First Orthodontic Appointment
...Read Article The Magic of Orthodontics Proper alignment of the teeth is basic to “Smile Design...

Porcelain Veneers
...For example, if you have significantly misaligned teeth or a large gap, orthodontics might be a more appropriate solution than veneers...

Thumb Sucking
...Though orthodontics can usually fix bite problems that result from sucking habits, we'd just as soon help you avoid this expense if possible! Related Articles How Thumb Sucking Affects The Bite Thumb sucking can actually block the front teeth from erupting fully and can also push the teeth forward — sometimes more on the side where the thumb rested...

Cleft Lip & Palate Repair
...These procedures may include plastic surgery, orthodontics, orthognathic (jaw) surgery and speech therapy...

Corrective Jaw (Orthognathic) Surgery
...Yet, while orthodontics can successfully align the teeth, it's sometimes the jaws themselves that need to be brought into line...

Extractions
...This is particularly important when the extraction is going to be followed at some point by the placement of a dental implant, which needs to fuse to existing bone, or orthodontics, which gently moves teeth through bone...

Stress & Oral Habits
...If your malocclusion (bad bite) is more serious, orthodontics might be recommended...

Root Canal Treatment
...Occasionally, common procedures like crown preparation or orthodontics may eventually lead to root canal problems...

Endodontics
...Extensive dental procedures (such as multiple fillings or restorations on the same tooth) may cause trouble; occasionally, even routine procedures like orthodontics may eventually lead to root canal problems...

Oral Surgery
...You may have a wisdom tooth that is impacted; a diseased tooth that can't be saved; or overcrowded teeth that need to be removed so more room can be created to facilitate proper alignment during orthodontics...

Orthodontics
...Learn the basics of smile analysis and design and whether the magic of orthodontics will work for you...

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