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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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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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What are Lingual Braces? [Facts and Myths]

What are Lingual Braces. For many adults who had braces in their youth, the experience is still associated with unpleasant memories. Traditional braces can be painful, annoying and carry a social stigma. They make brushing difficult, are prone to trapping food, and may irritate the inner lining, or mucosa, of the mouth. Overall, traditional braces are an unattractive prospect for both teens and adults.  Read more

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Lingual Braces – Why Inside is Better than Outside

What do cherry pie, piñatas, and braces have in common?

They’re all better on the inside! It may seem like a strange comparison, but the fact is, braces are always better when they’re placed on the inside surface of your teeth! Braces affixed in this manner are known as hidden braces or lingual braces. This means they are placed on the surface of your tooth facing your tongue rather than the outside of your teeth. Lately, lingual braces are becoming very popular for many good reasons. Here are just a few:  Read more

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Lingual Braces Discover The Amazing Truth

Once upon a time, if you needed braces, you only had one option – the sort that tended to get kids called “metal mouth.” Made from metal, attached to the teeth and glaringly obvious, many people avoided this treatment despite its benefits for all ages. Advances in orthodontia mean that today you have multiple options, one of which is lingual braces. Read more