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Does Having Straight Teeth Matter?

It’s common for children or even adults to see braces and orthodontic treatment as a purely cosmetic process. While it’s true that braces can give you a great smile, they do even more by preventing minor to severe issues for your oral health. The next time you wonder “Does having straight teeth matter,” consider these…

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Are braces necessary for medical reasons?

Are Braces Necessary for Medical Reasons?

Braces are an investment in your son or daughter’s smile, and not necessarily an inexpensive one. Many parents ask us if there is a medical reason that make braces necessary, understandably to help justify the cost. Within the field of orthodontics, there is actually a lot of controversy regarding the boundaries between a cosmetic and medical need…

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