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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Getting your braces tightened can cause pain and soreness for a few days. The discomfort shouldn’t be as bad as when you first got your braces on. After…

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The biggest risk of leaving braces on for years is the damage caused by dental plaque. Unless a patient is especially meticulous with their oral hygiene, eventually, their…

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The glue goes on to your teeth clear. … It’s not very noticeable, but you may find that, over time, the glue starts to discolor or turn slightly…

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If charged individually, or if you have moved and are getting your braces taken off by another doctor, the cost of having braces removed will typically be around…

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So certainly braces will work for an 18-year-old. … There are so many different forms of orthodontic treatment available to you – from metal braces to Invisalign –…

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Orthodontic expanders do pretty much what the name suggests. They expand, or widen, your child’s jaw or palate, making room for all their adult teeth to grow in…

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Typically, 1-3 weeks. Some patients need longer, but not usually longer than 6 months. Sometimes the bones in your mouth just take longer to adjust and need time…

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