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eating with braces

Santa Clarita, CA – After you have your braces put on, one of the first things your orthodontist probably tells you is to avoid eating anything too sticky or chewy so you don’t damage your braces. Chewing gum is probably one of the first things that comes to mind to be sure to avoid. But […]

Thumbsucking and orthodontics

Sucking is a natural reflex for babies and small children – it provides comfort and soothing for them. But, persistent thumb or finger sucking, or use of a pacifier, can cause significant issues with tooth alignment and can even deform the jaw as it grows. Common issues associated with persistent thumbsucking include: Protruding upper teeth […]

how long should a patient wear braces

Orthodontics is complex – it involves altering and rearranging living cells and tissues. Because of that, it must be done gently and with great care. We have to apply just the right amount of pressure to align the teeth correctly – too little pressure and the teeth won’t move, but too much pressure and irreversible […]

If you or a loved one need orthodontic treatment, the questions that immediately follow are probably how much will it cost and how can I pay for it? The good news is that, although braces are often viewed as a significant investment, the cost of braces has remained relatively steady over the years. Did you […]