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What to Do When Permanent Teeth are Coming in Crooked
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What to Do When Permanent Teeth are Coming in Crooked

Kids start to lose their baby teeth around the age of 5. The last ones fall out by about age 12. Parents sometimes worry if they see their kids’ permanent teeth coming in crooked. And while some teeth might need straightening, it is important to remember that children in this age range are still growing....

How Much Do Lingual Braces Cost? What are the Alternatives?
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How Much Do Lingual Braces Cost? What are the Alternatives?

When deciding how to straighten teeth, dental patients often weigh the pros and cons of traditional braces and plastic aligners. Braces tend to work better on extremely crooked teeth, but aligners like Invisalign are less noticeable. There is a third option that offers the best of both worlds. Lingual braces are hidden from view, and...

Invisalign vs. Braces Cost: Which is the Better Investment?
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Invisalign vs. Braces Cost: Which is the Better Investment?

Dental work can be expensive, so it’s no surprise that questions about cost come up when dental patients consider straightening their teeth. Invisalign and braces are both effective ways of fixing teeth that are crooked, crowded, or irregularly spaced.  Cost shouldn’t be the only consideration, though. Every patient’s case is different, so they need to...

6 Factors in the Debate Over Invisalign vs. Lingual Braces
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6 Factors in the Debate Over Invisalign vs. Lingual Braces

Once upon a time, the only way to get straight teeth was with clunky (and sometimes painful) metal braces. Times have changed, and there are now options that are less noticeable but just as effective. This is good news for adults who want straight teeth but worry about how the look of traditional braces will...