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How Much Does a Retainer Cost? | Permanent or Removable

How Much Does a Retainer Cost?
A dental retainer is a fixed or removable appliance that is prescribed to patients to wear after their braces are removed. A typical orthodontic treatment goes for 6 months to 2 years (sometimes longer) and when it is completed, patients will be measured for the fabrication of the retainers. As […]

By |September 3rd, 2013|General Braces, Other Dental|0 Comments

Inside Braces: What Are Inside Braces

Inside Braces
“Inside Braces” may not be the apt term for lingual braces, but most people will understand the term more because the brackets are literally placed inside the mouth and yes, on the inner surface of the teeth. Unlike traditional braces that are attached to the facial surface of the teeth, the lingual braces are […]

How to Clean Invisalign® Retainers and Aligners: 4 Cleaining Suggestions

How to Clean Invisalign® Retainers and Aligners
Cleaning Invisalign®
Although most orthodontic cases still go through dental braces, those who would rather not have brackets, wires and rubber bands in their mouth would get nicer teeth and smile another way. When cosmetic is of highest priority, it is easy for patients to turn away from traditional orthodontics to go […]

By |August 28th, 2013|General Braces|0 Comments

How Long Do You Wear Braces?

How Long Do You Wear Braces?
Wearing Braces
The process of undergoing orthodontic treatment is a lengthy road that progresses gradually to bring the teeth to their proper place. It does not produce instantaneous results. When you choose to correct teeth arrangement and alignment through braces, the first thing you have to understand is the fact that […]

By |August 26th, 2013|General Braces, Guide|0 Comments

What Can You Eat with Braces: 5 Rules To Follow

What Can You Eat with Braces
What Can You Eat with Braces and What Can’t You Eat?

Orthodontic Treatment with Braces involve the use of brackets, wires and rubbers. These materials are placed in your mouth so that the dentist may manipulate the teeth into position. The brackets are attached to the facial surface of the teeth […]

By |August 21st, 2013|Braces Guide, General Braces, Guide, Other Dental|0 Comments

Spacers for Teeth: 6 Separators to Choose

Spacers for Teeth
In Dentistry, there are a number of things that you may come across, and these may terms that describe a dental condition, dental equipment, a dental technique or procedure and so forth. All the dental jargon can be a little confusing to layman, but a simple question to your dentist should help enlighten […]

By |August 19th, 2013|Braces Guide, General Braces, Guide, Other Dental|0 Comments

Braces Color Selector: How To Choose Your Colors for Braces

Braces Color Selector
Dental Braces are orthodontic appliances that are placed on the teeth so that they may be moved to their proper place, and a patient may be able to enjoy a better smile. While most people would rather have nothing to do with braces because they look bad and they are quite uncomfortable, there […]

By |August 16th, 2013|Braces Guide, General Braces, Guide|0 Comments

Metal Braces Advantages and Disadvantages

Metal Braces Advantages and Disadvantages
When you are having issues with your smile, the expert to see is the dentist. The dentist or the orthodontist is equipped with the right knowledge and skill that should bring everything into perfection and beauty. If in the past people had to contend with the ugly appearance of their smile, […]

By |July 30th, 2013|Braces Guide, General Braces, Metal Braces|0 Comments

Lingual Braces and Orthodontics

Lingual Braces and Orthodontics
When people talk of braces, they are given a mental picture of the traditional design of braces that most people have become accustomed to. They are metal, shaped like a box and they are attached to the front or facial surface of the teeth, almost covering the entire tooth. Given all that, […]

By |July 30th, 2013|General Braces, Lingual Braces, Lingual Braces Guide|0 Comments

Ceramic Braces vs Metal Braces

Ceramic Braces vs Metal Braces
Orthodontic Treatments are basically carried out with the help of braces — box-like appliances that are attached to the facial surface of the patient’s teeth, fitted with wires and rubber ligatures. They are left in the patient’s mouth for a good few months to a few years, during which the patient […]