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Category Archives: Lingual Braces

Ceramic Braces Are More Than Just Pretty Accessories

Metal and ceramic braces are both valid choices for straightening one’s teeth, but ceramics are designed to be more aesthetically pleasing. It is a toss-up between your eyes, and your teeth, as to which one an acquaintance notices first, but the clear material allows you to feel less self-conscious about showing off those pearly whites.

Why Choose Invisalign Over Metal Braces?

Contrary to popular belief, it is possible to straighten your teeth without using braces. Invisalign offers a great alternative to braces and should be considered the primary method of straightening your teeth if your oral profile allows it. Invisalign Is More Comfortable Using Invisalign to straighten your teeth involves wearing thermoplastic aligners that are virtually… read more

Things Not To Do While Wearing Metal Braces

Thanks to advancements in the dental industry, the tried and true method of metal braces have become more comfortable and reliable than ever. They have gotten a bad wrap over the years but made of stainless-steel, this option is sleek and does not rust or deteriorate. Bright and vivid colored bands remove the emphasis that… read more

Ceramic Braces V. Metal Braces

Your orthodontist has finally told you what you’ve been dreading – you are going to need braces to protect the future of your teeth. Before you become alarmed, know that not all braces are created equal. There are big differences between ceramic braces and metal braces. Ceramic Braces Ceramic braces are similar to metal braces,… read more

Have Your Child’s Oral Health Screened As Soon As Possible

You know you should take your child to the dentist for annual cleanings, and you work hard to enforce strong brushing habits twice a day with your children. Unfortunately, this could all be rendered useless if they do not get the orthodontic care that they need. Identifying problems with your child’s oral profile early will… read more

Lingual Braces – Stylish, Effective Straightening Of Teeth

Braces are an effective way of straightening teeth that will enable you to get the smile that you have always wanted. There are different types of braces which are used for straightening of teeth. Some are fixed, others are removable; some are visible while others are totally invisible. An orthodontist can diagnose your condition and recommend… read more

Lingual Braces – The Ideal Alternative to Metal Braces

Having a strong smile becomes more and more important as we grow older. A good smile is crucial when meeting with a date, graduating from school or when giving a presentation to potential business clients. Getting a pleasing smile is not always that easy as most people will have to go through many years of… read more