At what age can kids get braces?

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If you have children, in particular, you may be thinking, at what age can kids get braces? or when should my child see an orthodontist?  In fact, 50 to 70% of American children and teenagers will need to wear braces before they become adults. Braces can help our children to achieve a beautiful smile, at […]

What are braces made of?

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When you’re starting orthodontic treatment, it is common to ask, what are braces made of? To illustrate, braces can be made of different materials, but, they are commonly made of nickel, chromium, and titanium alloys.  For instance, sometimes precious metals are employed in the making of orthodontic, such as gold and sapphire.  This leads us […]

Can you eat popcorn with braces?

can you eat popcorn with braces

Normally, when you think about getting a healthy snack, the first thing that comes to your mind might be popcorn. But, probably you have the following question, can you eat movie theater popcorn with braces? Once you start orthodontic treatment, popcorn is the most common food to go on the list of things you should […]

5 Questions to ask an orthodontist before getting braces?

Dentist with a smile answering some questions to ask an orthodontist

What to ask the orthodontist before getting braces? Did you know that over 4 million people in the U.S. wear braces? Probably are you thinking about getting braces, but there are some questions to ask an orthodontist before starting the treatment. Certainly, if you or some relative is thinking about getting orthodontic treatment, it is […]

Know the best foods to eat with braces

young girl eating a sandwich while wearing braces

To get the best results from your braces, you need to take care of them, maybe you are thinking about what are the best foods to eat with braces. As an orthodontist we always recommend making some little adjustments in your eating habits, to keep them undamaged as they align your teeth. The good news […]

What to know before getting braces? The patient’s perspective.

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On our last dental blog article, we talked about the medical point of view on what to expect when getting dental braces. Now that we talked about from the professional and ethical position, we will talk about some tales, advices, and information that we have gathered that come from our patients that is not taught […]