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Category Archives: Braces

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…

Get Braces Pain Relief with These Tips!

If you’re undergoing orthodontic treatment, you likely have experienced some minor irritation or pain with your braces. Despite their many benefits, it can be uncomfortable while you’re acclimating to your new braces. While the discomfort will lessen over time as you grow accustomed to your braces, there are some popular techniques for short-term braces pain…

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LightForce Braces in Parma, OH – A Modern Way to a Healthy Smile

Being happy with your smile doesn’t come easy to everyone. Fortunately, orthodontic treatment is there to help “fill in the gaps” when it comes to misaligned teeth. And like all medicine, orthodontic treatment is always growing to find better ways to help improve your health! When you meet with Dr. Andy in Parma, OH, you…

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…