What Happens if I Don’t Wear a Retainer for a Month?

What Happens if I Don’t Wear a Retainer for a Month?

After your braces are removed, your orthodontic experience does not end. It is critical to wear your retainer according to your orthodontist’s instructions. If you do not wear your retainer as instructed by your orthodontist, your teeth may revert to their previous position, negating the gains gained throughout your orthodontic treatment. In this article, we’ll…

What to Expect at Orthodontist Consultation Appointments

What to Expect at Orthodontist Consultation Appointments

Patients, particularly adolescents and teenagers, frequently experience a range of emotions before an orthodontic consultation. It’s natural for them to be scared and eager simultaneously, whether it’s their first appointment or their fifth adjustment. The following summarizes what patients might anticipate during consultations and therapies. Fortunately, both are simple and painless! Your First Orthodontist Consultation …

Braces Timeline: Understanding How Long Your Braces Will Take

Braces Timeline: Understanding How Long Your Braces Will Take

The duration of traditional braces treatment in adults varies according to the severity of the alignment issues. Adults, on average, require more time than children to attain the desired orthodontic results. It is because our mouth tissues become less flexible with age. Although some adults may attain their desired outcomes in as short as six…

Accelerated Orthodontics 101: Everything You Need to Know

Accelerated Orthodontics 101: Everything You Need to Know

If you’re seeking a more expedient method of straightening your teeth with braces, you’ve come to the right place. Accelerated orthodontics is a relatively recent approach in orthodontic treatment that can provide the same results as regular orthodontics in a significantly shorter amount of time. What Is Accelerated Orthodontics?  Patients may attempt unsupervised methods to…

Should I Get Braces? Things You Should Consider

Should I Get Braces? Things You Should Consider

Straight teeth are healthier teeth. Straight teeth are less likely to develop cavities and are less prone to discoloration, uneven wear, and fractures. Additionally, your gums are healthier, which reduces your risk of developing periodontal (gum) disease. Straight teeth and healthy gums enable you to chew virtually anything. In this article, we will explore the…

What Do Rubber Bands Do for Braces?

What Do Rubber Bands Do for Braces?

Orthodontists can straighten your teeth and adjust your bite using several appliances. Fixed metal braces and detachable clear aligners are two of the most popular orthodontic appliances. However, these appliances occasionally require a little extra assistance to achieve the intended outcomes. As such, we’ll explore what rubber bands do for braces. What do rubber bands…