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The Problems With At-Home Orthodontic Care

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Our Kansas City orthodontist would like to send out a heads-up about the perils of at-home orthodontic care. There are companies in operation today advertising DIY orthodontics designed to help people save money on the orthodontic treatment they need. These companies sell plastic aligner trays that look like Invisalign which are created from impressions consumers […]

Adults And Braces

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Nowadays, many adults are taking advantage of getting straighter teeth with braces or Invisalign. Dr. Weber and our team love to help patients create the dazzling, confident smile they’ve always wanted. Our adult patients usually fall into two categories: some had braces in the past but didn’t wear their retainers, while others are brand-new to […]

Tips For Effectively Using Invisalign

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More than one patient has come into our office and asked, “What can I do to help my teeth when wearing Invisalign?” While everyone’s teeth and dental needs are different, there are certain things everyone can do to make wearing their Invisalign aligners a more rewarding experience. Always follow the list of instructions and tips […]

Frequently Asked Orthodontics Questions

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What is Orthodontics? The treatment of irregularities of the teeth (especially of alignment and occlusion) and jaws, including the use of braces. What is an Orthodontist? An orthodontist is a dental specialist that has not only completed college and 4 years of dental school, but has also completed an additional two to three year residency […]

Will I Have to Wear Rubber Bands with my Braces?

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Rubber bands are a tool that Dr. Weber may use in your orthodontic treatment plan. The braces themselves will straighten your teeth, but rubber bands will help correct your bite and get your teeth to fit together properly. Dr. Weber likes to use the analogy of tires on a car. We want all 4 tires on our cars […]