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Are there different ways to fix your rubber bands on your braces?

Are there different ways to fix your rubber bands on your braces?

Yes: There are many different ways to wear rubber bands along with wearing braces. Your doctor may prescribe front to back, back to front, triangles on the side, and many other ways. ...Read more

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Dr. Creighton Wright
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Braces (Definition)

They are used in orthodontics. The braces are put onto the teeth at precise anatomical locations, and wire runs through the braces and brings teeth into proper alignment. This is a very short answer for a very ...Read more


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Braces what's the different braces i could get? And what ones are less pain ful

Braces what's the different braces i could get? And what ones are less pain ful

Multiple: Braces are a handle on the teeth so that gentle force can be applied to guide the teeth into new positions. There are many different types of braces, metal, ceramic, plastic, fixed, removable, etc. The type of "hardware" matters less than the skill of the operator. Choose the best orthodontic specialist you can find, and ask for recommendations as to the best individualized treatment for you. ...Read more

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Could i get my braces removed from different orthodontist?

Yes: However, it is best to make sure the new orthodontists evaluates where u are at in treatment and explains the issues ifyou do remove too soon. You may also need to sign a release absolving all of any liabiity. It is best to have ur original ortho remove them, but sometimes that can not always occur. ...Read more

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I had blue braces but they've randomly turned green? Why is this and how can I make them blue again? My dentist is in a different country to me!

Blue braces ?: if you mean the color of the rubber bands holding the wire to your brackets ,that can be changed to any color you want, you need to look for a locks dentist in your area that would be able to continue treatment, Those rubber bands need to be changed periodically anyway,since they loose elasticity with time in a wet environment. ...Read more

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How many different scoliosis braces are on the market?

Custom: Most are custom made indvidualized fit and correction choices are endless the two gemeral types are 23hour custom or night time only braces. ...Read more

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Do accelerated orthodontics work any differently on kids and adults? My daughter needs braces, and i'm thinking about getting them myself at the same time. Is there any difference in how accelerated orthodontics on adults versus how they might work on kid

Do accelerated orthodontics work any differently on kids and adults? My daughter needs braces, and i'm thinking about getting them myself at the same time. Is there any difference in how accelerated orthodontics on adults versus how they might work on kid

Your : Your daughter, assuming she is still growing, will have a huge advantage over you as far as ease of tooth movement is concerned. This is because all the elements of bone remodeling is already at work in her growing jaws. Accelerated orthodontics will level the playing field somewhat, but you should be aware of how much surgery it requires. Find out if you need it for all your teeth or for just a small problem area. It could make a big difference in how much post operative discomfort you will experience. ...Read more

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Do different sports require different types of ankle braces?

Do different sports require different types of ankle braces?

Not really: Unless during a particular motion you feel discomfort with the particular brace you are wearing, as some are made out of a softer material and others have a harder "exoskeleton". ...Read more

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If your braces gets broken, can you wait a week to repair it at your orthodontist? I use gums, so would it make a different if it's broken?

If your braces gets broken, can you wait a week to repair it at your orthodontist? I use gums, so would it make a different if it's broken?

Broken braces: It is important to get to your orthodontist as soon as possible if you have broken braces. Your teeth can shift and move. This will delay your progress and increase your treatment time. ...Read more

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