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Orthodontists Importance | TTB

Open wide! The orthodontist may seem like a daunting place at first. Surrounded by wires and metal arches, braces, and markers, the whole process of going may seem a bit out of the blue. However, we are here to tell you why Orthodontists are one of the most important ADA recognized specialties. Orthodontists are experts in their field when it   comes to straightening teeth. They use materials such as braces to align teeth for progression. Think about it… what is the first thing you see in a person who smiles? Although, some may argue facial features, the teeth are what pop out! Straight teeth are the works of an orthodontist. Another reason why orthodontists are one of the most important ADA recognized specialties is because they truly are life changers. Broken teeth? Crooked smile? You are sure to lose confidence over time. With the help of an orthodontist, you are now given the confidence in yourself. You are a bright shining star whose smile illuminates the room. In the end, Orthodo

Making The Most of Your Braces Journey | TTB

Dental braces are a popular method used to achieve a straighter set of teeth. Ask any patient about their braces journey and they’ll probably say their braces became their best friend (a typical treatment lasts for 14 to 18 months!). Of course, having wires on your teeth is not always comfortable, so here are some tips to make the most of your braces! Weird sensations You’ll usually experience soreness in   the first few days. However, the soreness will disappear once you become accustomed to your braces. You might even forget you have them on (I know I did!). Thankfully, any discomfort can be easily relieved with drugstore medicine such as Tylenol or Advil. Eating right Dental professionals advise against three types of food: hard, sticky and small. Hard foods can damage braces because of the pressure and force of biting them down. Meanwhile, sticky foods are problematic as they can lodge between the teeth, on the gums, and between the braces. Lastly, small food can get caught between