To feel the most confident while wearing your ceramic braces, you need to take really good care of the braces. The elastic ligatures or ties used to hold the wire which run though the brackets are prone to staining.
Many people wait to start orthodontic treatment or get their teeth straight because they think they need to get metal braces for few years. But metal braces are not the only option to straightening your teeth.
Choosing an orthodontist for your children or for yourself is a big undertaking. You want someone who will offer you the best type of treatment for your particular alignment issues and who has the skill and experience to give you the best results possible.
If one of your New Year’s resolutions this year was to take better care of yourself than this is the perfect time to consider giving yourself the gift of a healthier, more beautiful smile through orthodontic care. When you feel better about your smile, you
Concord, CA- One of the most common questions an orthodontist receives is “When do I get my braces off?” Treatment plans vary between patients and their circumstances, but there are a few similar factors...
Often times during orthodontic treatment, a patient will receive a bag of orthodontic elastics and is told to wear them whenever they are not eating. Today Dr. Lee discusses the purpose of these orthodontic rubber bands and how they work.
There is widespread agreement that you should take a positive approach with your child to help him/her overcome this habit because this will allow your child to build confidence and take pride in his/her accomplishment. A negative approach that involves cr
Sometimes when the braces are removed, you will discover white spots underneath where the braces were attached to your teeth. The question for many parents is whether these white spots were a direct result of the braces. The simple answer is no.
Retainers are devices that enable patients to keep their teeth as straight as possible. Here at Lee Orthodontics, we help patients to achieve a lasting a beautiful smile in Concord, CA area and provide them with advice to maintain their smile.
You just went to an orthodontist office and the orthodontist in Concord said you need to get braces. Most likely, you are feeling anxious and have a lot of questions about how the teeth are going to get straighter and if it’s going to hurt.