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What Not to Eat With Braces

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Braces have a lot of components. Between the bands, the brackets, and the wires, braces have a lot of working parts. Even Invisalign aligners have attachments and buttons that can be damaged by eating certain things. For example, hard or sticky foods will not only stain your teeth and cause cavities (which will lead to… Continue reading What Not to Eat With Braces

Are Braces Cheaper Than Invisalign?

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With all the innovations in modern orthodontic technology, getting a straight smile has never been easier or more affordable. It’s important to understand that every patient is unique and has different bite malocclusions, so there are no one-size-fits-all solutions.  There are many factors that go into your comprehensive treatment cost. Your price may change depending… Continue reading Are Braces Cheaper Than Invisalign?

How to Make Braces Hurt Less

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Because braces work around the clock, your teeth feel constant pressure, moving them into healthier positioning. This process may irritate the mouth initially, but the pain decreases as your mouth adjusts to the continuous movement and improvement.  Modern advances like Invisalign or Damon Braces provide a much more comfortable treatment experience with appliances that are… Continue reading How to Make Braces Hurt Less

Damon™ Braces vs. Traditional Braces: Which is Better?

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Your treatment time will depend on your orthodontic condition and compliance with the treatment plan. A study by the Bristol Dental Hospital and School in England found that Damon Braces require fewer visits and may work more quickly than traditional braces. Some patients report that their Damon Braces shortened their potential treatment timeline by six… Continue reading Damon™ Braces vs. Traditional Braces: Which is Better?

How Long Do You Need To Wear Braces?

Being diligent during your treatment is essential to getting your braces off as quickly as possible. Your orthodontist will check your progress and make needed adjustments during your check-in appointments. If You Have More Questions, Contact Our Office We hope we’ve helped answer your question, “how long do I need braces?” Achieving a healthy smile… Continue reading How Long Do You Need To Wear Braces?

What Happens at Your First Orthodontist Appointment?

At Palmetto Family Orthodontics, we are dedicated to providing you with the ultimate orthodontic experience. Our team goes above and beyond to provide you with supportive and professional treatment. Plus, your free exam allows us to meet you and discover your goals! Here’s what you can expect during your first free visit:  Introductions All four… Continue reading What Happens at Your First Orthodontist Appointment?

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