How To Brush Teeth With Braces (7 Tips)

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The quick answer to how to you brush your teeth with braces: It is recommended that you brush your teeth 3 times daily, at least one hour after eating and just before bedtime. When you brush your teeth, you should be using a small amount of toothpaste that contains fluoride Always brush your teeth in…

Side Effects of Braces

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Orthodontic treatment makes our teeth and jaw straight. But at what cost. Wearing braces means putting up with a new era of annoyances. Some side effects are common and easy to solve. Others are more serious and need expert attention. Read on to discover why braces cause these common side effects and what you can…

Is It Normal For Teeth to Get Worse With Braces?

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If while wearing braces, you think your braces make your teeth worse looking than before you began. You may be right. DONT be alarmed, orthodontics is a process and your smile will straighten in stages. Your orthodontist will have planned for all movements and transitional changes during treatment. In this post, we’ll take you through…

How Much do Braces Cost in 2022?

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Braces type and costs Depending on the length of treatment braces can be an investment of $4-9k with Lingual braces being about 30% higher. Price will also vary depending on insurance.  What is unique about braces at Tisseront Orthodontics is that you can select any type of braces and achieve the same beautiful, healthy smile….

The Different Parts of Braces and What They Do

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Crooked teeth mean braces. You or your child may ask what braces do and what is gonna go into their mouth. Braces are made up of different parts and materials doing differing tasks to move the teeth. Orthodontists use the skills learned to know how much work a particular part needs to do. In this…

What Are Braces Power Chains?

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Power chains are connected strings of ligatures (elastics). The​se​ ligatures that hold the metal wire in place for your braces can be made out of elastic bands or chains. Your bracket will have its own individual ligature, but a power chain gives you more options when it comes to connecting them all together and forming an even…

What Happens if You Don’t Wear Your Retainer After Braces?

If you’re an orthodontic patient, your orthodontist probably reminds you how important wearing your retainer is at every appointment. But what really happens if you don’t wear your retainer after getting braces? Will your treatment have gone to waste, or is it less necessary than your doctor makes it seem?

Best Braces for Adults

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Whether you have an issue that requires correction or simply wish for a straighter smile, braces are an effective orthodontic treatment for adults. While the basic options are similar for adult and pediatric patients, adults may have different needs and desires to take into consideration when selecting their treatment.

Dental Insurance & Braces: Things You Should Know

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People with dental insurance are more likely to visit their oral health specialist regularly and experience greater overall health, but how does dental insurance impact getting braces or other necessary orthodontic treatments? Our team is used to helping our patients navigate payment options and financing, so here is some of their best insight on braces and dental insurance.

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