Tag: adult braces
Your First Week with Braces – Tips for a Smooth Transition
The first few days and weeks with braces require a bit of an adjustment for your mouth. Where there were simply teeth, now your mouth is adjusting to the metal brackets and wires that are rubbing against your cheeks and lips. However, the bit of discomfort and adjustment you experience at the beginning will turn … Continue reading “Your First Week with Braces – Tips for a Smooth Transition”
Did You Know 1 in 4 Orthodontic Patients is an Adult?
According to the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO), roughly one in four orthodontic patients is an adult. After all, misaligned teeth aren’t just a problem for children. Adults that neglect this aspect of their dental health may experience various other issues like tooth decay, gum disease and chewing issues. The point is adults often require … Continue reading “Did You Know 1 in 4 Orthodontic Patients is an Adult?”