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ELOS Spotlight (Proudly Presents) – Dr. Andréa Picard

At the present time, ELOS has members from across the USA and Canada. In our monthly Spotlight series, we present each member, giving the spotlight to their personality and expertise in the field of orthodontics. Read on and learn about Dr. Andréa Picard an expert member of the ELOS community and a leading orthodontist in the Ottawa area.  Read more

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Lingual Braces Treatment [for Overjet, Open Bite, and Cross Bite]

Many adult patients are under the misconception that it’s too late to correct their orthodontic problems. However, contrary to popular belief, there aren’t any age restrictions to having orthodontic treatment. A healthy smile and straight teeth are attainable at any age, so adults with an overjet, crossbite or open bite can correct these problems with the help of an orthodontist.

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Must I Repair Teeth [before Orthodontics]

Before any form of dental treatment, oral hygiene should be of the highest standard. Orthodontics is a corrective option for people with misaligned, crooked, and overcrowded teeth. The Elite Lingual Orthodontic Study Club (ELOS) is a team of orthodontists with expertise in all types of braces and an extra specialty in lingual and can help you find the best option for you!

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Can I Still Get [Lingual] Braces With a Chipped Tooth?

After looking at your eyes, most people then shift their focus on your teeth. This goes to show why you need them white and straight as well as perfectly alighted in the mouth if you are to create a lasting impression with your acquaintances. At times, however, you don’t need your braces showing and preceding or inhibiting your smile and thus the need for lingual braces. But are they healthy for damaged and chipped tooth or do you need first to correct the broken tooth? To help understand why you need the lingual instead of traditional braces, here is a guide on the application and suitability of these dental braces.

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Do Lingual Braces Cause Difficulty in [Speech]?

Lingual braces are a popular option for people who want the strength of traditional braces without the metallic front show. Lingual braces are intricate corrective devices that a skilled orthodontist places on the back of the teeth instead of the front. That process creates a high level of discretion. Because of the discretion, lingual braces can be a godsend for teens and people who have customer-facing job positions.

The downside is that there may be some difficulty in speech for a few days after the patient has lingual braces placed. Here’s some additional information on the challenges that may occur with lingual braces and how you and your orthodontist can overcome the challenges when you choose a completely invisible solution in orthodontics.

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Scanners and Digital Treatment [Planning]

Excerpt from Improve Your Smile, Transform Your Life:  A Guide to Orthodontics for Adults by Dr. Leslie Pitner, founding ELOS member.  You can get a copy at Amazon or Barnes & Noble. Use the following link: https://goo.gl/ExETyR

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Elos Spotlight (Proudly Presents) – Dr. Adam Schulhof

Elos has members from across the USA and Canada. In our monthly Spotlight series, we present each member, giving the spotlight to their personality and expertise Orthodontics. Read on and learn about Dr. Adam Schulhof and the Schulhof Centre in New York and New Jersey, the leading Orthodontist of the area.

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5 [Amazing] Facts to Know That You Need Braces

Many people have crooked teeth that may require braces. However, how do you know when you absolutely need braces? There are several reasons why you may benefit from braces.  If your dentist tells you that you need to see an expert ELOS orthodontist because you have a specific problem, it’s a good sign that you are in need of braces. Here are the most common ways to know when you need braces to correct an orthodontic issue.

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Does Age Matter [When Getting Lingual Braces?]

Lingual braces by ELOS experts are becoming a popular form of correction for various issues like crossbites, over bites, under bites and the like. Lingual braces are for people of all ages, but you may wonder if it is a factor and plays any role in the treatment process. The following is some information that can answer any questions that you may have about that.

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A Guide to Orthodontics for Adults [by Dr. Leslie Pitner]

Excerpt from Improve Your Smile, Transform Your Life:  A Guide to Orthodontics for Adults by Dr. Leslie Pitner, founding ELOS member.  You can get a copy at Amazon or Barnes & Noble. Use the following link: https://goo.gl/ExETyR

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