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Fixed Metal Braces

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

Who is an orthodontic assistant?

Are you thinking of pursuing a career in dentistry, but do not have 8 years to wait until you can become a dentist? Are you just interested in who all these people who aren’t the dentist are, and why they are in the room during your treatment time? Are you just interested in who helps the orthodontist get the job done? Below you can read our description of what an orthodontic assistant is, what they do, and what kind of career it is.

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.

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.

Soft Drinks and Braces: a Recipe For Disaster

The AAO has released a press release that warns of the dangers of soft drinks, even sugar free ones, during orthodontic treatment.