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2409, 2019

5 Myths About Braces

September 24th, 2019|

Our team of orthodontists in Reading and beyond have heard a lot of myths about braces over the years. These stories of pain, discomfort, expense, and social isolation make many people afraid to even visit the orthodontist!  […]

2608, 2019

How Long Do Braces Take to Work?

August 26th, 2019|

One of the most popular questions we’re asked by teen and adult patients alike is “How long do braces take to work?” Braces are a major change for patients. They impact how you speak, eat, and brush your teeth. They can also be a little uncomfortable, especially after adjustments. No [...]

1208, 2019

Are You a Candidate for Braces?

August 12th, 2019|

Did you know that over four million teens and adults in the United States wear braces? Braces are more common than you might think! With so many people wearing braces, you may be wondering whether you need them too. A strong candidate for braces usually suffers from one of five [...]

108, 2019

Why You Should Beware of DIY Braces

August 1st, 2019|

DIY braces and at-home orthodontic care have gained quite the following recently! Popular blogs and videos claim that your teeth can be straightened in weeks with something as simple as rubber bands. To save money, thousands have turned to these methods, as opposed to visiting a certified orthodontist. But there’s [...]

2007, 2019

What Causes White Spots After Braces?

July 20th, 2019|

Some patients who have their braces removed see white spots on their new smiles. These white spots after braces can be caused by a variety of factors, like genetics or nutrition. Most often, however, they are caused by plaque buildup during your braces procedure.  […]

1507, 2019

What are Palatal Expanders?

July 15th, 2019|

A palatal expander, also called a jaw expander, helps young patients create more space in their mouth so that their adult teeth can grow in straighter and more comfortably. While “jaw expander” may seem like a scary term or a painful procedure, the treatment is quick, simple, and causes less [...]

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