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Why Do Braces Break Sometimes?

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In an ideal world, braces shouldn’t break. But anyone who has had a brace will know that the reality can be rather different. Breakages can cause problems if they happen often. Treatment times become very long and having to attend for emergency appointments can be inconvenient for families. All of our orthodontic patients receive guidance […]

Common Bite Alignment Problems

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In orthodontics, ‘bite’ denotes the way upper and lower teeth fit together. Teeth should fit together like a lid fits on a jar.  The top teeth should surround the bottom teeth and fit snugly together.  When a bite does not fit together correctly, it is called a ‘malocclusion.’  There are 6 common malocclusions that occur […]

Sleeping With Your Invisalign Tray

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Invisalign treatment requires 22 out of 24 hours of wear per day.  That only time the Invisalign aligners should be out of your mouth is when you are eating, drinking anything but water, and brushing your teeth.  That means that Invisalign must be worn during the overnight hours to procure proper teeth positioning. Sleeping with […]

Early Orthodontics

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Perhaps you are already planning for the years when your teenager will need orthodontic work. But hearing that your seven-year-old would benefit from orthodontic treatment? That might come as a complete surprise! It’s a recommendation with real benefits, though—early intervention can save children from tooth and bite problems now, and even simplify their future orthodontic […]

Tips For Your Kansas City Invisalign Treatment

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When you see an orthodontist in Kansas City for Invisalign treatment, there is always a corresponding responsibility to keep your teeth and trays free from cavity-causing food particles. Here are a few helpful tips on cleaning and maintaining invisalign as well as choosing the right orthodontist to help you. Here are a couple dealing with […]

More Adults Are Getting Braces

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If you are like most adults, you might rate appearance as an important factor in self-esteem, job success, and satisfaction with life in general. Improving your teeth can dramatically change your appearance and is less invasive than plastic surgery to modify facial features. More and more adults are turning to braces as the way to […]