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A woman showing off her braces with a smile due to having no more crossbite problems

Crossbite Problems & Solutions: How We Identify & Treat Crossbite

Do you think you might have a crossbite? If so, you’re not alone! Orthodontists often treat crossbites, which are one of the most common types of orthodontic issues. The severity of a crossbite can vary, and whether or not treatment is needed depends on the degree of the problem. If you’d like to learn more…

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7 FAQs About Adult Braces

Can you ever be too old for braces? In a word, no. More and more adults are getting the smile they’ve always wanted by adding braces to their dental treatment. In fact, the American Association of Orthodontists released data noting that 25% of orthodontic patients are over the age of 21. Just a few years…

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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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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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