Got Braces? Here Are Some Oral Hygiene Tips

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Oral hygiene is vital for a top-notch oral health and smile. It’s also vital for a successful orthodontic treatment. So, if you have braces, you need to remember to clean and care for your teeth, gums and appliance regularly. Our orthodontist, Dr. Joseph Basile, is happy to help you by... Read more »

A Gap in Your Front Teeth Can Be Improved by Braces

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As you were growing up, your baby teeth were gradually replaced by your 32 permanent teeth. Some people will develop a gap or significant spacing between two or more of their teeth. This is often related to genetics and the structure of your mouth. Sometimes, environmental factors can also contribute... Read more »

When Your Child Needs a Space Maintainer

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A space maintainer is a unique appliance created specifically for children who have not yet gotten all their permanent teeth and who have lost a baby tooth before it was ready to come out. When there is a premature gap in a child’s mouth, the adult tooth may erupt in... Read more »

Oral Hygiene Tips with Braces

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Do you wear braces? Then you’ve probably heard how important it is to take care of your smile. Do you know why? This is because while your braces were designed to align your smile and make it healthier, the crevices give bacteria and food great places to hide in the... Read more »

Your Routine Dental Checkup Is Very Important with Braces

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The braces hardware installed on your teeth by the orthodontists at Orthodontic Specialists, P.A. are intended to help correct the alignment of your teeth. This is done by periodically tightening your braces during your adjustment appointments. Each of these sessions will minutely stretch the periodontal ligaments that anchor each tooth... Read more »