Orthodontics Overview

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What to Do About a Loose Orthodontic Band

It's common to have an orthodontic band become loose. Call your orthodontist—but until your appointment, try one of several self-help techniques. Orthodontic bands are small stainless steel rings that are temporarily cemented to the first and...

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Orthodontic Bands and Your Braces

Orthodontic bands are rings that are fitted around your back teeth to provide an anchor for your braces. Learn more about options and proper care. Orthodontic bands, also known as molar bands, are rings that are fitted around your back teeth...

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What to Do About a Loose Orthodontic Band

It's common to have an orthodontic band become loose. Call your orthodontist—but until your appointment, try one of several self-help techniques. Orthodontic bands are small stainless steel rings that are temporarily cemented to the first and...

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An Overview of Orthodontics

Orthodontic treatment can bring your teeth or jaw into alignment. Explore options in appliances, proper care, and what to expect during treatment. Orthodontics is a specialized area of dentistry that focuses on the diagnosis, prevention, and...

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Orthodontics

Orthodontic treatment can bring your teeth or jaw into alignment. Explore your choices in appliances, proper care, and what to expect during treatment.

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What You Need to Know About Braces and Orthodontics

Learn what you need to know about braces and orthodontics, from why you may potentially need braces, how to brush, and what to do if one is loose. Understanding the process of getting braces and​ orthodontics does not need to send you into a...

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Can I Eat Candy With Braces?

There are certain things that you can and can't eat with braces. Candy is one. Learn how to satisfy your sweet tooth and fight sugar cravings. If you have braces and a sugar craving comes along, you might be tempted to sink your teeth into an...

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Can Invisalign Straighten My Smile?

Are you considering Invisalign treatment to correct your teeth? Check out factors such as cost, and positive and negative aspects. Invisalign is an orthodontic system used to straighten your teeth using a series of clear retainers, also known as...

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What to Stop Doing If You Have TMJ

Learn what you should avoid doing if you have temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder and how your PT can help. The joint that connects your jaw to your skull is your temporomandibular joint (TMJ). The jaw pain related to this joint is commonly...

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What Are Orthodontic Dental Records?

Learn about orthodontic dental records, why are they important and the components ranging from impressions to X-rays and photos. If you are seeing a new dentist or orthodontist or getting a second opinion, she may ask for your orthodontic records....

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