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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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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…

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Braces and Bone Loss – Can You Still Receive Treatment?

Braces or Invisalign are the best options for people who need a little help adjusting their smile into a healthier position. This is true for children, teens, and adults! But orthodontic treatment works through gentle but persistent pressure on your mouth. Gum disease or other issues can leave your mouth less prepared to handle this…

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Is It Better to Get Braces Younger or Older?

When your child may need braces, it’s a big decision for parents to make. One of the factors that plays into the equation is timing – is it better to get braces younger or older? After all, people of all ages can get braces, so is there a rush? On the flip side, are there…