What are orthodontic ligatures?

Orthodontic ligatures and ligation is perhaps the least understood aspect of orthodontics. Learn about what orthodontic elastics are, what they do and why they are necessary.

Keeping Your Teeth Straight After Braces

The best and really the only way to maintain the effects of orthodontic treatment is to wear your retainer.

How Long Does Orthodontic Treatment Take?

Now that the braces are on, how long will you have to live like this? Here are some factors that influence the length of treatment.

When To Start Orthodontic Treatment

What is the perfect age to start your orthodontic treatment? All of them!

Fixed Orthodontic Retainer

At the end of orthodontic treatment, you may get a retainer that you have to wear to make sure your teeth stay in their new position.

What are Lingual Braces?

Lingual braces are the least known of the aesthetic braces options. Here is an article to popularise them.

Fixed Metal Braces

For many procedures, only fixed braces will do the trick, and metal ones are the cheapest of all.

Are Orthodontic X-rays Necessary?

Why does the orthodontist need an x-ray, and aren’t they bad for your health? Clear talk about x-rays in this informative article about orthodontics.

Tongue thrusts do NOT cause anterior open bite

The notion that tongue thrusts cause anterior open bites has been exposed as a myth and a farce.

How To Clean A Retainer

Retainers are a very important part of the orthodontic process, and they need to be cleaned regularly, or they can cause infections and tooth decay.

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