The Orthodontic Braces Information Page
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Braces Info is a complete resource of orthodontics serving readers in search of the latest in teeth braces. Learn about how you can improve your appearance, bite and dental health
from the use of Braces. Browse the frequently asked dental questions or post your own to have one of our experts answer it. You can search for an Orthodontist in your
area for a consultation.
We have expanded the Braces Info site to include the average dental cost for your area. Use the dental cost calculator to get an estimate
of your upcoming dental work.
If you have gone through braces, Invisalign, Jaw Surgery or Dental Implants than you may submit your Dental Review here. You can browse the dental reviews
from real unbiased users to get an idea of pricing, user experience and more.
If you are having dental work done or considering braces, you should get to know your current insurance company better or
shop for new coverage that better meets your future dental needs. Insurance for braces is available and you will find that dental insurance companies
will cover a percentage of orthodontic treatment depending on the situation. In general, cosmetic type dental services such as whitening will not be covered.
We have put together a complete dental insurance resource section to cover frequently asked questions and help you get the best coverage for your teeth. You can use
the dental cost calculator to calculate the average cost of dental services in your major city.
Braces and orthodontics may not be enough to correct severe bite issues. Class 2 overbites and Class 3 underbites
are quite common along with crossbites. Some people may choose not to correct them, but for others it is quite a life changing experience. A poor bite can
lead to issues such as TMJ, speech problems and difficult chewing properly. With the help of orthognathic surgery in conjunction with
braces, your bite can be drastically improved.
Read the frequently asked questions about orthognathic jaw surgery and also real life case studies. The case studies were put together in order to give
you an idea of exactly what to expect and how to go about it the right way.
Did you know that many famous celebrities got their Hollywood smiles by way of orthodontics? There are several
well-known cases of celebrities that have undergone braces treatment before and during their careers. One of the most notable
would have to be Tom Cruise who had clear braces put on and he wore them proudly.
With changing technologies in hidden braces such as Invisalign, we are seeing fewer celebrities in public with traditional metal braces. However we
have compiled a list of famous people with braces from the past that you may find interesting to know were not born with those perfect teeth.
Orthodontic treatment does not discriminate against age. In fact adults of all ages are seeking orthodontics from metal braces to hidden braces
such as Invisalign to improve their smile. In many cases an adult had orthodontic treatment as a teenager and their teeth slowly shifted over
the years most likely from not wearing their retainer. In any situation, more and more adults find that getting their teeth in line is a great
investment. Here we have put together a list of frequently asked questions for adult orthodontics patients.
As a parent shopping for orthodontic treatment for your teenager, you will be surprised to learn of the different types of
orthodontics available along with the variable braces pricing. It is always recommended to get several opinions from multiple
orthodontist or dentist when looking for the best treatment for your child. Family and friend referrals are always beneficial also.
The average cost of braces will vary by major city and doctor. Payment plans are available in most practices to help afford orthodontic treatment.
Getting braces is a decision that is faced by most people at sometime in their life. While some are lucky enough to
have straight teeth through genetics and luck, the rest of us will commit to modern orthodontics to get the smile we want. A good smile
is important to many people along with the functionality of your teeth and bite. Your overall appearance can change too depending
on the situation of your orthodontic needs. You can look at our before and after photo gallery to get an idea of facial improvements
due to braces. There are many reasons to get braces and we have covered them in detail in our getting braces guide.
Recently Answered Questions
Is It Hard To Wear Headgear Full Time?
hello,my question is about headgear. I have metal brackets and compination headgear for 6 months now. Wearing time for headgear is 16h day, but i cant get those hours full at all.
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Pregnacy and gum infection
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How Much Does A Cleaning Normally Cost?
I had 2 xrays and my teeth cleaned it took about 20 mins ata cost of $740.00, I feel ripped off. Is this normal? The xrays were$45 each. examination $50.00 and the clean was put down as root planting x 4 @$150 each. I would appreciate some advice,...
My face on one side swells, along with my upper eye lid and and upper lip on 5 different occasions. I have been to my alergist and i'm not having any problems on that end. Also I 've had problems shallowing while everything else is going on. My...
What is the process of the under bite ?
I have an underbite and i want to know what is the whole process of getting the surgery and what do i have to go through like the expenses and ex-rays ? and if i have to wear braces before the surgery?"
Lower teeth protruding badly due to braces
My problem is crossbite and I got my braces (Innovation-R) 2 mths back and now the lower teeth is fixed with the bigger wire, by my dentist; who has 30 years experience (not orthodontist). My lower teeth are now being pushed forward...
Why Am I Getting Braces Off So Early?
Hi, Im 14 years of age and I got my braces last December of 2012 my orthodontist gave me chain and rubber bands ( elastics ) I have to wear one on each side during the day and double at night most of my friends have braces and are getting their...
My 8 year has peg teeth and no permanents growing
My dentist told me my 8 year old daughter has a growth chart he has never seen before and he has been in practice for 40 years. I took her in because her right lateral incisor fell out 6 months ago and is growing in very slowly. You have only been...
I have braces, and im new to them and i woke up this morning and saw that i have some kind of black outline or some kind of black stuff all around my brackets… and i cant take it off..i tried to see if it would come off by using tooth picks. and i...
Recently Asked Questions
When will my top adult canine teeth grow in?
I extracted my top baby canines 6 months ago to make room for my braces. The orthodontist said that my adult teeth were impacted. I got my braces, and the first month showed rapid improvement in my teeth. But, even though it\'s been half a year, the...
How do I get under my bridge to floss it?
I admit, I am bad about flossing. I just tried to push a flosser under my bridge for about 10 minutes (has always worked before) and I can\'t get it to go through. What can I do to get under the bridge again so I can floss there?
What is the name of the o-ring elastics that have a hat or bumper on them?
What is the name of the o-ring elastics that have a hat or bumper on them? I need to order some but we have called them hat ties, which is not the proper name to use when ordering; Can you help?
Will I need braces for my type of teeth?
I have really crooked teeth that don't line up together, no over or underbite but just crooked teeth. I had 3rd pair and lost ALOT of teeth when i was litle (1st grade) And i've never seen a orthodontist in my life. I'm 11 turning 12 soon and I want...
excruciating lip and chin pain after surgery
I had upper and lower jaw surgery 3 weeks ago tomorrow. The swelling has gone down alot and the bruising is gone. I am 48 years old. I have excruciating lip pain since the surgery that I thought was a canker sore even though i'd never had a canker...
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