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Braces = Prizes

Getting braces can be a rough experience. Every time that they are adjusted, not to mention when they are first put on, it is painful and uncomfortable. At Griffiths & Simister Orthodontics, they know that you are going through a lot while dealing with your...

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Taking Care of Your Retainer

The best thing about braces is getting them off. You have probably had your braces on for about two years, and now you have a straight smile. When you get your braces off, your orthodontist is going to give you a retainer that you are going to have to wear. It may be...

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Technology Advances

Technology is no longer just for our own personal use. Instead, orthodontics has been able to greatly benefit from technology. One way that technology has helped to change the industry, is by impressions of teeth. The conventional way of taking impressions of teeth is...

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Dental Appliances

When you get braces, there may be many different types of appliances or accessories that you are going to use before, during, and after treatment. RUBBER BANDS Rubber bands are used during your treatment. They are used as an aid to help your teeth fit together. Many...

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Types of Braces

Braces are something that many people are going to have to get. For many people, their teeth simply do not grow in straight. When that is the case, braces are usually considered. Braces are used to straighten crooked teeth, leaving the patient with beautiful and...

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The Invisible Braces

There are many different types of braces that you can get. You do not have to simply have the traditional braces. In fact, you can get braces that no one can even see. Invisalign was a great revolution to orthodontics. Now, people who want to have straight teeth, but...

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What You Should Eat

Getting straight teeth isn’t something that is easy. When you are in braces, you are in them for several years. Your teeth will move, but it will be a slow move. When you have braces, some things are going to have to change. You now have metal strapped across your...

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Myths Exposed

There are many different types of myths when it comes to braces. People think that if they have braces there are going to be a lot of things that they can no longer do. The fear that people have about braces can lead to anxiety about getting them, and can even dive...

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The Mystery Of Braces

When people think about braces, they may cringe. Braces are not something that people are usually excited to get. When you do have braces, you are going to be forced to wear the braces for the next couple of years. Braces separate you from the other people. They make...

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Wearing Your Retainer

Getting your braces off is a great accomplishment. However, when you get your braces off, you are not done with your treatment. After your braces, you are most likely going to need to wear a retainer. Here are some facts about retainers: Your teeth shift over time so...

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