For some, the question may not be whether braces are needed, but how soon you should get them. If you’re a parent, this may be a question that you often ask yourself. If you or your spouse has had braces, your children may have to have them too. So, what is the best age for braces? While there isn’t one certain age that works best for braces, there is an age range for prime treatment. Ages 7-9 Children can be evaluated for braces as early as 7 years old. At this point, your child is probably … [Read more...] about What Is the Best Age for Braces?
American adults age 35 to 49 are missing (on average) seven teeth, which means tooth replacement is a fairly advanced--and common--procedure. There are many different options for tooth replacement, and most can be quite the investment.Replacing each individual tooth with a dental implant can be expensive and out of reach for most people in the short term, but an affordable option is to combine dental implants with prosthetics. Let’s discuss more about this type of procedure and the various … [Read more...] about Combining Dental Implants with Prosthetics
When you think of braces, you may have bad feelings. Braces don’t have the best reputation around town. Yes, they work wonders for straightening your teeth, but they aren’t the most flattering. Luckily, there are many alternatives to braces. Braces Braces are given such a bad reputation because of the way they look. Metal wires are applied to your teeth and tightened in order to guide your teeth in a straighter direction. Wearing braces comes with having a smile full of metal, eating … [Read more...] about Exploring Alternatives to Braces