At what age is it appropriate to get braces?

Answer On One Hand: Age 10 Is Appropriate for BracesPeople of many ages get braces. suggests children should see an orthodontist by seven years old, but braces often are not the first st... Read More »

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Is gum-grafting appropriate for a child who needs braces?

Even though I'm not a dentist, I know the answer. It is necessary because the braces pull on the teeth causing the gums to recede which will in time need to be fixed by gum grafting. So yeah, it is... Read More »

Clear braces or metal braces what should i get?

Many orthadontist don't recomend invisiline cuz it keep bateria close to the teeth and some times causes problems also it does take in your saliva that can be tinted with a drink or something you a... Read More »

Braces with colorful elastic bands/simple metal braces?

I had braces too, long time back. I had gone for simple metal braces because I never really liked them and getting colored woulda simply looked more dramatic! Go for simple ones as long as you don'... Read More »

Are braces covered by insurance can braces make your teeth appear bigger or longer?

Insurance doesn't cover braces and because u have small teeth u will get small brackets the dentist can fix your chipped tooth and over bites are easily fixed with braces. Your teeth will be straig... Read More »