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Dental Impressions are important part of your treatment records as well as to make retainers and other appliances fit your teeth and gums perfectly. Nevertheless, often, patients dislike the experience of getting dental impressions, as it causes lots of mess, gagging and discomfort. Nevertheless, Orthodontic Experts wants the patients to have the best experience possible and that is why our practice took delivery of outstanding technological advance – the iTero Element Scanner. The iTero scanners installed in our offices are

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It happens that patients feel embarrassed about their braces on photos, so we would like to give you some tips on how you can enjoy your pictures more without hiding your smile. First of all, confidence and some irony would help you to look good on your photos. A relaxed, genuine face expression always looks good on the pictures, as it is natural and creates an image of a confident personality. You can also “make faces” for the camera, doing

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American Association of Orthodontics recommends visiting an orthodontist when a kid reaches the age of seven. By this age, the mouth and jaw of your kid are grown enough to predict how they’ll develop when their permanent teeth arrive and further monitor the process to avoid problems later. In case our orthodontists determine that jaw development of your kid is not on track or there are other orthodontic issues, the referral to orthodontic treatment is a “must”. In case you

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Invisalign is the virtually invisible way to straighten teeth, so the patients don’t deal with wires or brackets. Instead, they are provided with a series of clear aligners. There clear aligners are removable and custom-made to fit your mouth. You will be given a new set of aligners every two weeks and by simply wearing them over the teeth, your teeth will gradually shift into place, helping you achieve that beautiful smile you’ve always wanted. Nothing shows confidence like a bright, beautiful

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ADJUSTMENT: The appointments also give the orthodontist an opportunity to evaluate the tooth movement and make the necessary recommendations in treatment. APPLIANCE: orthodontic appliance – Any device used to influence the position of teeth and jaws. removable appliance – An appliance that can be removed from the mouth and replaced at will by the patient. BAND:  A thin metal ring, usually stainless steel, which serves to secure orthodontic attachments to a tooth. A band, with orthodontic attachments welded or soldered

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Deciding to get your teeth straightened is just the first in a series of decisions you will need to make. You would have to select a system for straightening your teeth, and that’s where our orthodontic expertise can help. Furthermore, you’d have to be prepared to be able to see your orthodontist about every four weeks during the duration of your treatment with traditional metal braces and clear braces. This is to adjust the tightness of the wires and make

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Retainers Often patients are required to wear a retainer after their Invisalign Treatment. Our orthodontists say the first three months after debonding (getting braces removed) are the most critical, as your teeth are still getting used the new positions. This period is when it’s easiest for your teeth to move without retainers. If you go a week without wearing retainers, you may notice small amount of relapse, small spaces or rotations. If you go a month without wearing retainers, it’s possible

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“Ooops, I forgot to wear my retainer” – this thought can come to anyone who’s having an orthodontic treatment. If you forget to wear your retainer quite often, it can cause significant teeth movement that can delay your treatment. If it has happened many times and you didn’t visit your orthodontist for a while, give us a call at: 847-749-4340 to make sure that your teeth haven’t shifted position. We’d like to help you to remember to wear your retainer, that

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It happens that parents come to an orthodontic office feeling guilty of not bringing their kids to an orthodontist earlier. In fact, early treatment prevents development of serious orthodontic issues and reduces time of orthodontic treatment in the future. American Association of Orthodontics recommends visiting an orthodontist when a kid reaches the age of seven. By this age, the mouth and jaw of your kid are grown enough to predict how they’ll develop when their permanent teeth arrive and further

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Crooked teeth is a problem of many people all around the world, including kids, teenagers and adults. There are many reasons of why people have crooked teeth, so we created a small guide where you can see the most common reasons of crooked teeth. Luckily, at Orthodontic Experts we can always find a solution to fix your crooked teeth. Braces or Invisalign can be the right solution for you. You can read about both treatments on our website clicking the

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