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Braces Adjustment

Braces Adjustment Appointment

Braces Adjustment Appointment Once the braces have been placed and the wires have been tightened for the first time, patients will be told to come back regularly for something called a braces adjustment appointment. As the wires are tightened, the teeth will start to move from their initial position and being the migration into their […]

Orthodontic Separators & Rubber Bands

Separators and Rubber Bands When patients have their wires and brackets placed, they should understand that the process of placing the braces has not been finished yet because the separators and rubber bands still need to be placed. The reason why these devices are not placed at the first visit is that they need time […]

Dental X-Ray

Digital Dental X-rays in Katy

Digital dental X-rays can be used for detecting, diagnosing, monitoring and treating oral diseases.  It uses digital radiography to understand what is happening with your teeth and gums.  There are 3 methods to produce digital dental images.  The first method is called the direct method which involves an electronic sensor in the mouth to record images.  The second method […]

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Invisalign in Katy Technology

One of the things making Invisalign attractive is the ease of use.  Invisalign is accessible to most adults. You can get the process done quickly and it won’t interfere with your normal work and life schedule. Working adults who are busy and on the move enjoy the flexibility. Beyond your first visit, visits are short since they […]

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Invisalign in Katy

Everyone wants to have a great smile, but unfortunately, not everyone is born with one.  Some of us may need assistance in getting that perfect smile. This is where braces and aligners come into play. While traditional braces did an okay job, it also has a number of drawbacks: wires, brackets, and bands that interfere with […]