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.
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.”
The Braces Question: When is treatment necessary? An attractive smile is always desired by most people. It shows off your happiness and health with one motion. As a child, your smile develops as teeth grow and shift. Most people don’t have perfect smiles, however. Professional help is often warranted. Orthodontists can help you through treatment and how to tell if you need braces. Consider these scenarios that often point to a braces solution.
Mail Order Braces – The Sad Truth. Today, you can order just about anything online and have it show up in your mailbox. While mail order braces seem like they offer the ultimate convenience for getting the perfect smile, you may be wondering just how effective they are in the long run. The sad truth is that mail order braces companies are not all alike. While some make false claims such as being able to get straighter teeth in a week. Others may tell you that their braces can fix problems that they cannot.
Overcome your fear of having braces. Anyone who has worn braces will tell you that orthodontic treatment was worth it. Around 4 million Americans have some type of orthodontic treatment, and one-fourth of them are adults. Straight teeth and a winning smile are confidence boosters at any age. Aside from enhancing appearance, lingual treatment has a number of additional health benefits. So don’t rush into plastic aligners just yet. Let ELOS turn you on to something truly invisible.
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 Orthodontics. Read on and learn about Dr. Doug Depew at Depew Orthodontics, expert orthodontists in Georgia.
Do you have braces and recently noticed white spots on your teeth? These white spots are the decalcification areas on your teeth where plaque has stayed for a long time without being cleaned off by brushing. These can easily be prevented with twice daily brushing. So you might wonder: will the orthodontist take your braces off due to the decalcification? More likely than not, your orthodontist will remove your braces to prevent further damage to your teeth if they feel as though your brushing habits have not improved.
If you are considering getting an orthodontic treatment, such as braces, for yourself, you probably have questions about what the experience will be like. With the right information and guidance, it is not scary or overwhelming. Crooked teeth can be problematic, no matter your age or your mouth condition. It has the most significant blow to your self-esteem since misalignment is often thought to be inferior. It does not matter even if you have excellent oral hygiene because some people will make negative judgments about unusually-placed choppers.
Proudly presenting pictures from our first ever – ELOS Elite Lingual Orthodontists Meet-up – Miami Fl. 2/16/18
At ELOS we take our role as industry leaders seriously. Our only goal is to provide patients with the best orthodontic options possible. With the advent of lingual technology, you can rest assured of invisibility never seen before in this industry. Here are some pictures of our meeting.
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.