Daily Archives - July 7, 2017

Why You’re Never Too Old For Braces

We know; when you think of braces you think of eight-year-olds, right? It’s certainly a common sight in elementary and middle school after the 12-year permanent molars have erupted and the baby teeth have fallen out. That’s the perfect time to correct overbites, crowding, or spacing issues that can cause problems later on in life. But what if you’re a working adult that never had the benefit of braces when you were a kid? You’ve dealt with a mouthful of misaligned [...]

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Do Braces Hurt?

The most common question we hear from patients of any age is, “Will my braces hurt?” The answer is generally, no, but there is some soreness after each adjustment. Let us walk you through this step-by-step. The retractors are the metal tools used to hold your mouth open and your tongue down when you’re fitted for braces. It might be a little uncomfortable but it doesn’t actually hurt. It’s more awkward than anything else. Next, the conditioning, rinsing, drying and tooth sealing process is absolutely [...]

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