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The Use of Functional Appliances in Orthodontics: Types and Effectiveness

Posted on 4/15/2024 by Weo Admin
If your orthodontist recently proposed resolving your bite issues using a functional appliance, you may be wondering - what exactly are those, and how do they work? Let us look at what role functional appliances play in modern orthodontic care. Definition and Purpose Functional appliances...
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The Significance of Palatal Expanders in Orthodontic Treatment

Posted on 4/1/2024 by Weo Admin
For certain bite conditions causing crowding or airway impairment, your orthodontist may recommend the use of a palatal expander alongside braces to widen and reshape the upper jaw. What makes palatal expansion so important for enhancing treatment possibilities? Relieving Crowding and...
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Orthodontics and Sports: Protecting Your Smile With Sports Guards

Posted on 3/15/2024 by Star Orthodontics
It is of utmost importance to safeguard teeth and appliances from potential injuries, especially if you or your child participates in sports while undergoing orthodontic treatment. Utilizing custom athletic mouthguards provides an added layer of protection, ensuring the preservation of your...
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All Posts:

The Use of Functional Appliances in Orthodontics: Types and Effectiveness
4/15/2024
The Significance of Palatal Expanders in Orthodontic Treatment
4/1/2024
Orthodontics and Sports: Protecting Your Smile With Sports Guards
3/15/2024
Orthodontic Treatment for Patients With Dental Implants
3/1/2024
Star Orthodontics: Your Home for Convenient, Expert Care
2/20/2024
What Are the 5 stages of the Orthodontic Treatment Process?
2/15/2024
Things to Consider Before Choosing an Orthodontist
2/2/2024
Orthodontic Considerations in Cleft Lip and Palate Patients
1/15/2024
Kids and Braces - When Is the Right Time?
1/2/2024
What You Need To Know About Orthodontic Surgery
12/15/2023
How to Manage Orthodontic Relapse
12/1/2023
Things You Should Know Before Getting Invisalign
11/15/2023
How Invisalign and Braces Impact Dental Hygiene
11/1/2023
Fixed And Removable Retainers: Which One Is The Best?
10/31/2023
Are You Cleaning Your Invisalign Trays Correctly?
10/15/2023
What Are Clear Aligners And How Do They Work?
9/25/2023
How Do I Clean My Clear Aligners?
9/11/2023
Orthodontics and Sports: Protecting Your Smile on the Field
8/21/2023
Invisalign Vs. Braces: Which Option Is Right For Me?
8/7/2023
Is teeth cleaning safe when pregnant?
7/24/2023
Taking care of dentures
7/10/2023
My Teeth Have An Overlap. What Do I Do?
6/19/2023
What effect does thumb sucking have on teeth?
6/5/2023
Things to Know Before and After Getting Braces
5/22/2023
Invisalign vs Braces: How to Choose the Best Option
5/8/2023
How To Prepare For Braces
4/24/2023
Are Clear Aligners Sold Directly to Consumers Effective?
4/10/2023
Are There Foods I Cant Eat With Braces?
3/20/2023
Correcting An Overbite
3/6/2023
Procedures Involved in Orthodontics
2/20/2023
Does Orthodontic Surgery Hurt?
2/6/2023
At What Age Should My Child Have an Orthodontic Evaluation?
1/23/2023
How Dental Braces Affect The Appearance Of Your Face
1/9/2023
Life Changes to Expect After Oral Cancer Diagnosis
12/19/2022
Dentures Vs. Implants
12/5/2022
Why Keeping Your Orthodontic Appointments Is Crucial?
11/21/2022
Things Adults Should Know Before Getting New Braces
11/7/2022
What is Occlusion?
10/24/2022
If Your Teeth Shift After Having Braces, Are Aligners an Option?
10/10/2022
Does Removing Braces Hurt?
9/19/2022
You Should Always Carry Dental Wax if You Have Braces On
9/5/2022
Things To Look Out For In A Toothbrush If You Wear Braces
8/22/2022
You Never Want to Whiten Teeth with Braces On
8/8/2022
Does Removing Braces Hurt?
7/18/2022
Can Children Get Braces Before Becoming Teenagers?
7/4/2022
Invisalign vs. Braces: Which Should You Consider?
6/20/2022
Will Insurance Cover Your Braces
6/6/2022
Why We May Opt to Use Braces to Close a Gap in Your Front Teeth
5/23/2022
What Constitutes a Bad Bite?
5/9/2022
How Your Teeth Take Damage from a Misaligned Bite
4/25/2022
How Having Straight Teeth Can Boost Your Oral Health
4/11/2022
Why Should I Get an Orthodontic Assessment?
3/21/2022
Why Are There Different Phases to Orthodontic Treatment?
3/7/2022
When a Palate Expander Could Help with Your Orthodontic Treatment
2/21/2022
Why are Dietary Changes Required with Braces?
2/7/2022
Is Any Age Too Old for Braces?
1/24/2022
Can I Use Denture Toothpaste on Clear Aligners?
1/10/2022
Can Preteens Use Invisalign Trays?
12/23/2021
Overbites and Underbites Can Sometimes Be Corrected Through Orthodontics
12/10/2021
Do Teeth Ever Need Extraction Prior to Starting the Braces Process?
11/19/2021
How Long After Removing Braces Should I Wait to Whiten Teeth?
11/5/2021
Global Facts and Statistics on Malocclusion
10/22/2021
How Wisdom Tooth Eruption Can Affect Your Orthodontic Work
10/8/2021
Tips for Storing Your Invisalign While Eating
9/24/2021
Bad Bites Can Lead to Many Types of Oral Discomfort
9/10/2021

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