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Picking the right type of retainer for your post braces removal

Once you have your braces removed, you might think your treatment is over – but wearing a retainer for a […]

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Do braces interfere with special needs patients?

Many parents of special needs children, or adult patients with special needs, are concerned that traditional braces will interfere with […]

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Can I Still Get Braces with Metal Allergies?

If you have an allergy to metals, you are probably concerned that you won’t be able to wear braces in […]

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What To Do If Your Braces Wire Or Bracket Breaks

This is a common concern for many braces-wearers, and a common question: what should you do if a wire or […]

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Damon Braces vs. Invisalign

There are many different options on the market today for those looking at braces to improve a crooked or otherwise […]

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Will Braces Interfere With Playing Sports Or An Instrument?

One of the most common questions we get asked by our parent and teenage clients is whether they will still […]

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Damon Clear Braces vs. Traditional Clear Braces

In the past, everyone knew if you were wearing braces, because there was no real way to hide a mouth […]

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Braces vs. Invisalign: Making The Right Choice For You

If you are considering braces for yourself or your loved one, you likely have a lot of questions, including whether […]

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Speaking With Invisalign And Lingual Braces: Tips To Reduce Speech Impediments

If you are thinking about Invisalign or any braces system, you may be concerned about the impact, if any, they […]

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What You Need To Know About Propel Orthodontics

One of the top questions we get here at 360 Orthodontics from new patients is exactly how long treatment will […]

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Damon vs. Traditional Brackets

If you are not familiar with the modern Damon system of braces and brackets, let us take a moment to […]

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How To Safely And Effectively Clean Your Retainers

Retainers are necessary to keep your teeth straight and aligned. But do you know how to keep your retainers clean? […]

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Is Invisalign Teen The Right Choice For Me

In need of braces to realign your teeth but don’t want the obvious metals to be seen in your mouth? […]

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Side Effects Of Pacifier Use After 2 Years Old

Do you have a toddler at home who still has an addiction over his binky? Are you worried that your […]

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Summer Is a Great Time To Start Wearing Braces

School is out and summer is here! There is no better time than now to start your orthodontic treatment with […]

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Design Your Own Braces With Color Bands

When people say “rubber bands” in relation to braces, there are two types of dental and orthodontic elastic rubber bands […]

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360 Orthodontics Offers Gold Braces

  Gold braces create quite a fashion statement, but if you suffer from metal allergies, they are also a fantastic […]

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Get Your Braces Off Sooner – Damon Brackets

Many people are interested in getting braces to straighten their teeth, but are reluctant to get them due to the […]

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360 Orthodontics Offers WildSmiles Braces

Your smile should be as individual as you are, and today more than ever, you can express yourself through your […]

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Definition and Functions of the Parts of Braces

Braces are extremely common and are used to straighten and align teeth, which can improve a person’s bite, smile and […]

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What You Need To Know About The In-Ovation System

Do you have crooked or misaligned teeth, but want quicker results than you’ll typically get with traditional metal braces? If […]

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How To Avoid Developing Cavities While Wearing Braces

  One of the biggest concerns when getting braces is the potential to develop other oral health problems while fixing […]

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Do I Have To Wear A Retainer

  After spending time and money on orthodontic treatments, most people expect the fix to be permanent and do not […]

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Does Thumb Sucking Lead To Braces?

  As children grow, they develop and outgrow countless habits, some that are good for them and others that may […]

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Am I Too Old To Wear Braces?

When people think of braces, they often think of young adults and children, hardly the middle-age/older adult. Some people even […]

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Do Wisdom Teeth Affect Your Smile?

After you have finished your treatment your priority should be to maintain your smile. This includes wearing a retainer and […]

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All You Need To Know About Rapid Palatial Expansion

Many people that need braces also need some type of other mouth adjustment to correct characteristics such as overbites and […]

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Signs Your Child May Need Braces

Your mouth is constantly changing, even as you move into and beyond adulthood. Gaps may appear between your teeth where […]

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Can I Straighten Only Some Of My Teeth

There are many reasons that people hold off on getting braces, or do not think that braces are right for […]

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What To Expect On Your First Visit To The Orthodontist

Whether you’re visiting the dentist for a regular checkup or for an oral issue, first impressions are very important. If […]

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iTero

If you’re looking for a great smile, but are worried about less-than-perfect results, iTero is the right solution for you. […]

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3 Reason Spacers Are Useful In Child Orthodontics

If your child has normal teeth, they will most likely fit perfectly with each other. However, if they have an […]

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Express Yourself with Mouth accessories – Grills

It can be fun to experiment with different types of mouth accessories—anything from grills to piercings, and everything in between. […]

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Iveri Teeth Whitening System

As much as we don’t like to admit it, it is important to acknowledge the role that personal image plays […]

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4 Tips to Prepare Kids For Braces

Getting braces is a major event in most children’s lives, and there are both positive and negative stigmas surrounding braces. […]

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3 Benefits of Traditional Metal Braces

While there are many modern alternatives to metal braces—including Invisalign and ceramic or clear brackets—there are many benefits to having […]

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Benefits of Ceramic Braces

We value many parts of our body, one of them being our teeth. There are people who need their teeth […]

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In the World of Orthodontics: The Damon System

Appearances are important to the outside world. Long hair on women, six-pack abs on men, and other characteristics society would […]

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Do Clear Braces Stain?

Men and women have asked over the years as to whether or not clear braces stain. The short answer? Yes. […]

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Looking into Temporary Anchorage Devices (TADs)

Many questions have been about types of dental devices, but most specifically, temporary anchorage devices. Temporary anchorage devices (or TADs) […]

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How To Help Manage Temporomandibular Disorder (TMD)

Throughout your lifetime you have up to a 33% chance of experiencing Temporomandibular Disorder (TMD). This disorder arises due to […]

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5 Top Tips For Cleaning Lingual Braces

Lingual braces offer you the ability to straighten your teeth without anyone knowing you have braces. Traditional braces are attached […]

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How To Shorten Your Time In Braces, Meet AcceleDent

Have you ever wished it didn’t take so long to straighten your teeth with braces? Who doesn’t want to have […]

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4 Braces Friendly Recipes Everyone Will Love

Braces require extra special care, and the avoidance of certain foods. If you decide to go for those sticky caramel […]

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Incognito Braces at 360 Orthodontics

Incognito Braces at 360 Orthodontics Want to straighten your teeth incognito style? There is a new option on the market […]

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Living With Braces

5 Common Questions About Life With Braces Braces are applied on people of all ages, personality types and lifestyles. No […]

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Dentofacial Orthopedics

When Braces Are Not Enough: Dentofacial Orthopedics The teeth in your mouth are a complicated bunch. It’s not just one […]

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360 Orthodontics: The Retention Phase

360 Orthodontics: The Retention Phase When your braces are first removed, your teeth are going to look amazingly straight. The […]

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Top 6 Tips For Using Invisalign Successfully

Invisalign provides straight teeth without the bulky restrictions of standard metal braces, allowing you to eat whatever you want, and […]

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Is Invisalign Teen Right For Your Child?

Is Invisalign Teen Right For Your Child? These days’ kids are busier than ever; there’s school, homework, friends, sports… it […]

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8 Reasons You Might Need A Tooth Extraction & What To Expect If You Do

You’ve likely heard some variation of the expression: “…worse than pulling teeth…” The idea of having a tooth pulled can […]

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There’s An App For That: Improve Your Brushing Habits With Oral B’s Smart Toothbrush

The Oral B Smart Series 7000 has yet to go up for sale, but already it is gaining a lot […]

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Avoiding Delays In Orthodontic Treatment

The first question many orthodontic patients ask is: how long will I have to wear these braces for? Adults typically […]

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Advantages To Wearing Permanent Retainers Vs. Removable Retainers

Hooray, the braces are finally off and your smile is looking fabulous! And then, you find out that you have […]

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Can You Eat Sugar While Wearing Braces? How Sugar Affects Your Teeth

Kids are the most likely candidates for developing cavities, and they are also the largest population wearing braces. This presents […]

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The Importance of Flossing With Braces

If you have braces you’ve invested good money in your mouth, anticipating a beautiful set of straight teeth in return. […]

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