Orthodontics

What is straight wire orthodontics

Straight wire orthodontics involves fixation of an appliance that is attached to the teeth by cement or an adhesive material. The straight wire is an orthodontic appliance that is either fixed to the teeth or removable used to apply force to the teeth and a structure that produces changes in […]

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What is a Deep Bite in Orthodontics?

If you have a bad bite, also known as a malocclusion, you can suffer discomfort, have trouble cleaning your teeth, suffer pain, or be self-conscious about your facial appearance. It can be caused by a number of reasons such as bad dental work, crowded teeth, poor dental hygiene, worn or […]

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What Does Orthodontics Do?

Orthodontics is a specialised branch of dentistry. The orthodontist works to help make the patient’s teeth straight, to correct over bite issues, and to correct other bite issues, as well. Then the orthodontist will work a maintenance plan, so that teeth remain straight and the bite correct without shifting or […]

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Orthodontics, What Do They Do?

One of the most popular misconceptions about orthodontics is that it is a field of dentistry that is aimed solely at children. While the majority of patient an orthodontist will see will be children, this still couldn’t be further from the case. An orthodontist actually is able to see people […]

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4 Things You Should Know About Orthodontics

If you have children that are struggling with their teeth or jaw alignment, or you are struggling with your own alignment, then it may be a good idea to go and see an orthodontist. While many people think that all this involves is the installation of braces, it is actually […]

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