Why do you need Spacers before Braces?

After your orthodontic evaluation, your orthodontist will schedule to begin your braces treatment with ‘orthodontic spacers’ or ‘separators’. These are small rubber bands that are placed ahead and behind all your first molar teeth. An instrument is used to perform this placing. They are also available in a metal spring type Read more…

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Keeping Your Tongue Healthy

The tongue is an integral part of the oral cavity along with the teeth, gums and other structures. It helps us speak and taste. Though quite underestimated, the healthy tongue is actually the window to one’s health. So, It is said to be the strongest muscle in our body and keeping Read more…

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All About Crossbites!

Table of Content What causes crossbites?What can happen with uncorrected cross bites?How are crossbites corrected?Share and Enjoy ! We have heard about open bites, but what are crossbites? It is a clinical condition where the upper and lower teeth are improperly aligned with those of the opposing arch. What causes crossbites? Read more…

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Are Clear Aligners Painful?

“Braces are painful”! Heard any child or adult with braces say that?  Well, the truth is- they are and there is also a considerable amount of discomfort that is associated with them. Being metallic or ceramic in nature and bulky, they tend to cause discomfort to the patient. When teeth move Read more…