Why Orthodontics Is Recommended for All Ages

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Patients who are interested in improving the alignment of their teeth and jaws can often benefit from orthodontics, which is the field of dental care that adjusts the tooth alignment to enhance the health of your smile. If your teeth are misaligned, this is called a malocclusion or bad bite.... Read more »

Your Toothbrush Should Never Be Far from Your Braces

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When you are undergoing orthodontic treatment, Dr. Aaron Miyai and our team highly encourage you to brush your teeth every day, at least twice a day. Regular tooth brushing is an important component of orthodontic treatment and should be performed after every meal and snack when you are wearing braces.... Read more »

Avoid These Snacks if You Wear Braces

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When you are undergoing orthodontic treatment to enhance your smile, you may need to make some changes to your dietary habits to protect your orthodontic appliances from damage. Certain foods that are sticky or hard can damage both your teeth and your brackets and wires. In particular, the following snack... Read more »

Provide Your Smile Extra Support With Orthodontics

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Have you ever heard of orthodontics? Although many individuals are familiar with most dental restoration treatment, a dental specialty known as orthodontics is designed to provide treatments that can effectively straighten teeth. If you are in need of braces or aligners to straighten out your teeth, visit your orthodontist for... Read more »

What Can You Do if Your Braces Break?

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When people think of braces, they often think of money. Because of that, if your braces become damaged, you may be tempted to panic, and worry that you are looking at an expensive fix and that your smile in jeopardy.  First, take a deep breath and relax. In most cases... Read more »

Regularly Scheduled Adjustments Help Correct Teeth with Braces

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Your child’s new orthodontic braces include several interlinking hardware components to create a functional system that is capable of correcting the alignment of their teeth. This is done by applying modest tension to the braces at regularly scheduled adjustment sessions. By making regular adjustments to the braces, the wire can... Read more »

Loose or Damaged Braces Need Professional Attention

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Your new braces incorporate several different components which work together to straighten your teeth. Braces are an effective system that gradually corrects the alignment of your smile. Braces also require routine adjustments so that they can do their job. The components of your braces are intended to be durable enough... Read more »

The Facts About Braces

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Braces are an effective tool that can align your teeth and give you the smile of your dreams. However, there's a little more to braces than you might realize. To help you know more about this handy appliance, Dr. Aaron Miyai will be happy to share some facts about braces!... Read more »