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Can I Wear [Harmony] Braces If I’m Pregnant?

Being pregnant brings about changes in the body of a woman. Many inexperienced women get nervous during this period since they are unsure of what to eat or drink and even what medical procedures they can safely go through. One of the most troubling and confusing issues for expectant women is whether they should start or continue their orthodontic treatments. Generally, the treatment is safe for expectant women. However, you need to consider certain facts before you make a decision on whether or not you should wear lingual braces when expectant.

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How to Alleviate Discomfort [with Lingual Braces]

The standard braces everyone is used to seeing are metallic. They also run through the front of the teeth. Persons who wear these braces are, at times, self-conscious and might be seen covering their mouths with hands when smiling or laughing.

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When Can I Get My [Lingual] Braces?

The most natural gift you can bless a stranger with is a smile, and not just any smile, but a good and beautiful smile. Smiles have a unique way of making an individual more confident and happy. This type of dental braces are devices used by a dental expert or an orthodontist to straighten teeth and maintain beautiful mouths. Nowadays, this device is placed behind the teeth to ensure maximum straightening as well as concealing the braces (cosmetic advantage). Therefore, to improve your natural smile, then dental braces are the best option for you.

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Elos Spotlight (Proudly Presents) – Owen & Timock

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. Brandon Owen and Adam Timock at Owen & Timock, expert orthodontists in Colorado.

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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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