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Please share an interesting fact about getting straight teeth.

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Dr. Robert Devin answered

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Ignore: Even adults can benefit from straighter teeth. I a dds had my finished just after my 64th birthday.

Answered 3/26/2016

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Dr. David Mjos answered

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Ignore: If you aren't born with straight teeth=orthodontics can make them straight. No other way!

Answered 11/4/2014

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis answered

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Ignore: Properly aligned teeth give you a beautiful smile, one that speaks without words....

Answered 5/8/2015

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Dr. Thomas Yash answered

Specializes in Dentistry

Ignore: Having straight teeth makes it much easier to keep them clean, less likely to have gum disease.

Answered 6/17/2018

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Dr. John Calvert answered

Specializes in Dentistry

Ignore: Straight teeth is easier than most people think with the advances in orthodontics and invisalign.

Answered 10/22/2017

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Dr. Joseph Kim answered

Specializes in Dentistry

Ignore: It's about alignment. A table with 4 legs straight legs means nothing if they don't touch evenly.

Answered 7/30/2014

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Dr. I. Jay Freedman answered

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Teeth: Teeth can be straightened at any age as long as the teeth and gums are healthy!

Answered 7/12/2014

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Dr. Russell Chin answered

Specializes in Dentistry

Ignore: You're never too old to start to get the smile you always wished you could have. Be bold and get it.

Answered 7/19/2014

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Dr. Arnold Malerman answered

Specializes in Orthodontics

No: No age restriction. Orthodontic Specialists treat Children, Tweens, Teens, and Adults.

Answered 7/27/2014

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Dr. William Winget answered

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Ignore: Straight teeth can be easier to clean, improve oral health, self esteem, and make people smile!

Answered 8/12/2014

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Dr. Gregory Weathers answered

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Ignore: Straighter teeth can really improve your self-esteem & make it easier to keep them clean & healthy.

Answered 10/17/2014

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Dr. Kevin Nail answered

Specializes in Dentistry

Ignore: Getting straight teeth is as easy as a simply consultation with your orthodontist or dentist.

Answered 11/14/2014

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Dr. David Nutter answered

Specializes in Cosmetic Dentistry

Ignore: Don't want standard braces? May an Invisalign approach could be helpful! See your orthodontist.

Answered 2/17/2015

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Dr. Gary Alder answered

Specializes in Dentistry

Ignore: You will look, feel and be more healthy and your teeth will last longer and be easier to care for.

Answered 2/22/2015

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Dr. Robert Landman answered

Specializes in Dentistry

Ignore: While being esthetically pleasing, straighter teeth are easier to keep clean and maintain gum health.

Answered 3/5/2015

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Dr. Robert Landman answered

Specializes in Dentistry

Ignore: Straight teeth are visually pleasing and easier to keep clean, along with maintaining gum health '.

Answered 3/5/2015

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Dr. Daniel Vinograd answered

Specializes in Dentistry

Ignore: Invisalign and Clear Correct are invisible braces companies. Trays of both companies have no BPA's.

Answered 3/6/2015

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Dr. Joy Poskozim answered

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Ignore: Invisilign takes longer because it is plastic & not worn all the time. Braces can take less time.

Answered 3/12/2015

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Dr. Orly Hendizadeh answered

Specializes in Dentistry

Ignore: Straight teeth are much easier for you to clean, thus decreasing your chances of cavities.

Answered 5/8/2015

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Dr. Aalam Samsavar answered

Specializes in Dentistry

Ignore: There are two ways to get straight teeth, either orthodontics the other is cosmetic dentistry.

Answered 5/26/2015

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Dr. Elton Behner answered

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Ignore: It is never too late to set them straight!

Answered 10/7/2015

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Dr. Allan Hawryluk answered

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Ignore: With newer Invisalign techniques you can have your teeth straight without braces!

Answered 6/10/2017

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Dr. Scott Terry answered

Specializes in Dentistry

Ignore: Orthodontic treatment can be done at practically any age. I am a dentist and I got my braces @ 40.

Answered 5/31/2017

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Dr. Robert Mokbel answered

Specializes in Dentistry

Ignore: Must wear clear ortho retainers at least 22 hours per day.

Answered 11/19/2018

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