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elastics for dental braces

July 16, 2015

You & Your Fantastic Elastics

If you’re like most people, nothing about stringing your mouth up with rubber bands should feel natural. Moreover, while it is easy to understand the work that the metallic brackets and wires of your braces are doing, it is a bit less obvious what the elastics that you’re given are meant to accomplish alongside them.

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woman wearing teeth retainer

July 7, 2015

Do I Really Need to Wear Retainers for the Rest of My Life?

Our patients regularly tell us they are surprised to learn they have to wear retainers for the rest of their lives. We wanted to offer a little scientific insight about why retainers are a necessary part of your orthodontic treatment.   In order to learn why it is recommended to wear retainers for the rest

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