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Ever wonder, “How do braces work?” A magnifying glass close-up won’t reveal the answer. Read on for a better understanding.

How Do Braces Work to Improve Your Smile?

When someone says they are getting braces, you might envision a metallic smile or maybe even someone in headgear. You may know they will need to visit an orthodontist. You may even know someone with braces, or have even had them once yourself. Chances are you know a lot about braces, but how do braces…

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Teen girl at orthodontist getting braces.

3 Speech Problems that Orthodontic Treatment Can Help

The process of developing speech is a complicated one. Children spend years, starting from just a few months old, on learning to develop the skills necessary to process and express words. One major milestone in the process is the eruption of their teeth. Teeth and speech problems go hand-in-hand when teeth erupt in a less…

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A child learning how to adjust to braces and smiling

How Parents Can Help Their Children Adjust to Braces

Most kids don’t exactly get excited when it comes time for them to get braces. Getting braces is a big change in a young adult’s appearance and habits and can certainly cause some anxiety. As a parent, it’s tough to see your child struggle with this change. Here at Dr. Andy’s office, we’ve gathered some…

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A woman with TMJ pain in need of braces for treatment

Braces for TMJ Can Finally Relieve Your Jaw Pain!

In your mouth, the joint connecting your jaw to your skull is called the temporomandibular joint. For many, this joint can be the source of chronic pain and frustration. When its damaged, you can experience a condition known as temporomandibular joint disorder, also referred to as TMD or TMJ. Your dentist may recommend braces for…

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