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 Who invented braces for teeth?

Answer A French dentist, Pierre Fauchard, invented the first set of braces when he attached a flat, horseshoe shaped strip of metal, called a bandeau, to the teeth with a thread. Fauchard explained his id... Read More »
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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 »
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After wearing braces a long time ago is it possible for your teeth to start misaligning and if misalignment is not severe is there any way to revert it without braces or surgery?

Answer Yes. The way you chew, wisdom teeth growing in (or being taken out), etc. can cause them to slowly move. You could get a retainer to wear at night to slow the movement.
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Can you get Invisalign braces when your wisdom teeth may have caused your front teeth to overcrowd and become slightly crooked?

Wisdom teeth do not cause crowding and I can prove it. When I was in Dental School we did a study. We took one group of people that had impacted wisdom teeth and graded their front tooth crowding. ... Read More »
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Braces in teeth?

Braces don't cause recession. Braces work just as well if not better than invisalign. Extractions are sometimes a necessary part of having braces. Your gums will not get messed up from braces as lo... Read More »
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