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5 Foods That Can Damage [Your Braces]

With the growth of technology, braces have become more popular. Now they are designed to be more sturdy, comfortable, and durable. However, you still need to take care of them if you want them to do their job properly. Once they are installed on your teeth, you might have to make some sacrifices and avoid certain foods.

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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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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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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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Why does the [lingual] orthodontist need to X-ray?

The use of braces has seen significant changes and advancements over the years. People looking to straighten their teeth now have many cosmetic options such as lingual braces available to them. These options let patients find solutions for their alignment issues, without some of the typical troubles/inconveniences of conventional metal braces and will require x-rays.

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How Long Does it Take to Fix My [Crooked] Teeth?

Most people think that only kids need braces, but in reality, many adults can benefit from them as well. Braces can be helpful for anyone who has a problem with crooked or crowded teeth that are overlapping or when there are bite problems.  There are a variety of options available for correcting your tooth problems. These include different kinds of braces and clear aligners such as Invisalign. It is important to see an orthodontist for an evaluation and to determine the best option for you.

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What are [Lite] Lingual Braces?

What are Lite Lingual Braces? Advancements in Lingual braces have come leaping into the forefront of orthodontics lately and for good reason.  Lingual braces allow you to perfect your smile without anyone knowing about it since they are attached to the backside of your teeth.

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