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An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but not the orthodontist. Apples should be avoided, as their hard texture may cause problems with your braces.
An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but not the orthodontist. Apples should be avoided, as their hard texture may cause problems with your braces.

Eight Important Questions About Braces

Orthodontics is a science and an art. The science includes mechanics, properties of metals and elastic forces, the biology of bone, teeth and facial growth. The artistic part involves facial form and balance, tooth shape and size and the inter-relationship between the jaws, teeth and face. Orthodontic treatment must combine both aspects to achieve the best form, function and aesthetics in each person. And all while our patients still have to be able to eat, speak and smile!!

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  1. Do I need braces?
  2. When should I see an orthodontist?
  3. How long will it take?
  4. Will it hurt?
  5. How much will it cost?
  6. How do the teeth move?
  7. Will my teeth straighten as I grow?
  8. Is it necessary for my family dentist to refer me?