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Overbite vs Underbite

What is an overbite>What is underbite>Overbite vs underbite Simply put an overbite is the overlapping of the lower teeth over by the upper teeth. Conversely, an underbite is when as you close your mouth the lower front teeth are in front of your upper teeth. An overbite can be caused by the eruption of teeth […]

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How Can I Find The Best Orthodontist Near Me?

What is the difference between a dentist and an orthodontist?  Dentists and orthodontists are very similar as they are in the profession of helping with dental health care. Both orthodontists and general dentists complete four years of dental school, after their bachelor’s degrees, and both are doctors of dentistry. An orthodontist, however, is required to […]

What is Crowded or Misaligned Teeth?

What is crowded or misaligned teeth? The medical term is Malocclusion. It is common for both adults and children to have crowded teeth. Simply put teeth crowding occurs when there is insufficient room for your teeth to fit and grow properly. Teeth can erupt into the mouth at an angle, twisted or overlapping. One reason […]

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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 […]