Talk with your orthodontist if you have braces. Enameloplasty to level your teeth after your braces are removed is often considered part of your orthodontic treatment. It’s commonly…

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After we achieve our expansion in the upper jaw, the patient will be ready for braces. We will leave the expander in place and add the braces. This…

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Usually, the braces can be completely taken off in a single appointment and removal often takes about an hour. During removal, the orthodontist clips the brackets and uses…

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You will need to wear an expander if you have a crossbite. This is when your upper jaw is narrower than the lower jaw, causing the top back…

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In some people the movement of the teeth takes lesser time and braces can be removed before the deadline. … However, braces are not very comfortable to be…

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As your teeth move and the tension decreases, the braces lose effectiveness. … Getting your braces tightened can cause pain and soreness for a few days. The discomfort…

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Overall, orthodontic treatment through braces can take anything from 6 months to 30 months. It is important to note that you should only get your braces off when…

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In most cases, you also have braces on your teeth before surgery and during recovery after surgery until healing and alignment are complete. Your orthodontist can work with…

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Patients with more severe orthodontic issues may wear braces for up to 24 months while those with minor problems may complete their treatment in less than 12 months….

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You can usually expect to wear your braces no longer than a maximum of 3 years. While this does sound like an alarmingly long time to have metal…

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