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What Do Retainers Do?

In the study of orthodontics, part of the efforts to maintain a proper position of the teeth in the jaw is through the support of certain appliances such as a retainer. Retainers can be used to replace missing teeth, keep teeth straight after braces or even improve speech. Types of Retainers In orthodontics, the retainer […]

Written by prositesdentalFeb 27 • 4 minute read

Is Orthodontic Headgear Really Necessary?

The vast majority of us all know what regular braces look like and many of us are also familiar with alignment trays like Invisalign. However, sometimes we may encounter a more unusual device that is more complicated. These devices are usually worn by children or early teens – younger orthodontic patients – and are composed […]

Written by prositesdentalJan 18 • 4 minute read

Rubber Bands For Braces: Helpful Tips And Tricks

If you need braces, chances are you might need to wear rubber bands with them at some point during your treatment. So what are these rubber bands, why are they necessary, and why would you want to wear them? In this article, we’ll also explore some helpful tips and tricks to help you both remember […]


Written by prositesdentalDec 31 • 4 minute read

Retainers, Braces, and Other Orthodontic Options – Which Is Right for You?

Orthodontics is the dental field that deals with the treatment and prevention of things that pertain to the appearance or function of the mouth and teeth, such as spacing issues, overbite or under-bite, and other related problems. These issues are typically treated with the use of orthodontic appliances. Braces, retainers, alignment trays and other related […]


Written by prositesdentalDec 31 • 4 minute read

The Many Unexpected Benefits Of Wearing A Retainer, and How To Get Your Kids to Wear Theirs

Braces are a major investment for anyone. They cost a lot of money and need to be worn for a long time to reach their full effect. Retainers help preserve that investment and ensure that your shiny and smooth new smile lasts as long as possible. Although the primary purpose of retainers is to maintain […]


Written by prositesdentalDec 31 • 4 minute read

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Great Braces, but Didn’t Want to Ask

Many people choose to wear braces at some point during their lifetime. If you think there is a possibility that you want to wear braces at some point, you probably have quite a few questions to research beforehand. Of course, the best way to get personalized answers to your questions is to ask your orthodontist, […]


Written by prositesdentalDec 31 • 4 minute read

15 Facts About Invisalign Treatments

Do your teeth need some straightening? Have you been considering braces or other aligner options to improve your smile? Invisalign is one of the best options on the market for fixing misaligned teeth, but you may have a lot of questions about it. In this article, we’ll try and answer as many of them as […]


Written by prositesdentalDec 31 • 4 minute read

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