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Do (Behind The Teeth) Braces Hurt?

These dental appliances offer a means of straightening teeth without anyone knowing you are doing it. They are placed on the tongue side of the teeth thus hiding them from view. Here is what you need to know about these dental apertures.

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Does Age Matter [When Getting Lingual Braces?]

Does age matter? Lingual braces by ELOS experts are becoming a popular form of correction for various issues like crossbites, overbites underbites 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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How Do Lingual Braces Fix Teeth? (Tilted or Uneven)

Can You Have a Dazzling Smile with Braces Behind Your Teeth? When you need to fix crooked teeth or have a tilted or uneven smile that is caused by dental malocclusions, it is essential to visit an orthodontist for treatment. At an orthodontic facility, you can have a thorough examination with medical images to determine what you need  to repair your misaligned teeth.

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Fixing Dental Crowding (Without Extractions)

Dental crowding describes a condition where the jaw has insufficient room for the number of teeth present. In terms of crowding of the maxilla, the condition is specific to the crowding of teeth in the upper jaw, although dental crowding can occur in either the upper or lower jaw.

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Where Do Lingual Braces Fit In With [Today’s] Orthodontist?

A Little Historical Perspective – Braces on teeth did not begin when you or your friends were teenagers with “platinum smiles.” Today’s orthodontists come from a long history of success in adjusting teeth for beauty and practical daily function.

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Braces (Am I a Good Lingual Candidate?)

You may have heard of a new type of orthodontic treatment. It goes much the same as the traditional type; utilizing brackets and wires to move teeth into alignment. But, alas, these braces mentioned herein are placed on the rear side of the teeth. Yes. That’s the back of your teeth. Read on for the lowdown on whether you are a good lingual candidate.

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Lingual Braces (and the Role of Orthodontic Robots)

Robots. A New Form of Invisible Braces Made Possible by Robotic technology. Firstly, Custom lingual braces are one of the newest forms of braces available today.  Similar to Invisalign and clear ceramic braces, they fall into the category of Invisible Braces. They are clearly the most invisible option on the market today.  The growth of robotic technology has not overlooked the world of dentistry. Neither has the growth of CAD/CAM imaging technology or 3D printing. The creation of custom lingual braces uses all three.

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7 Things You Should Know About Lingual Braces

Not all braces are created equally, nor do they all require a mouthful of metal. Lingual braces are one option that is well-suited to those looking for a discreet method for straightening their smile. The following are a few things you should know as you determine whether these are the right choice for you. Read more

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ELOS Spotlight (Proudly Presents) – The Exchange Dental Group

Accordingly, 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 orthodontics. Read on and learn about Dr. Robert Weeman at The Exchange Dental Group, expert orthodontists in New York.

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3D X-Rays in Orthodontics (Are a Game Changer)

3D X-Rays in orthodontics are a game changer. Lingual braces represent the next iteration of orthodontic technology. Lingual is a word that literally means “near the tongue.” In orthodontic care, lingual translates to mean “invisible.”

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