Braces FAQ – Get Answers from Elite Orthodontists!
Most Frequently Asked Questions About Braces (Videos)
Here you will find answers to the questions that patients frequently ask about braces. Whether you are thinking about getting braces or already have them, this page will answer many of the questions that you may have.
You can use this page to help you make educated decisions about your treatment type or other decisions during treatment. The information on this page will save you an extra phone call to the office or save you time during your appointment, since the responses to the questions here are provided by licensed orthodontic professionals.
Can I Get an Implant With Braces?
The answer is yes, you can. Some patients that come to us are missing teeth or have lost some teeth with space in their mouths. Sometimes with braces
How Can I Brush My Teeth With Braces?
The most important thing aspect to keep in mind when brushing with braces is to spend enough time doing it — a minimum of 2 minutes two to three time
Can I Have Braces While Pregnant?
The answer is yes, it’s ok. However, there are a few things to watch out for. While pregnant, your gums can get even more inflamed than usual due
Why Do I Need Retainers After Braces?
Yes, you need to wear retainers after removing braces. Without retainers, your teeth will start moving back to an incorrect position. v
Can You Wear Braces with Crowns?
Some patients come into the Diamond Braces office wanting orthodontic care but are worried about whether braces work with their dental crowns. Diamon
Can Braces Cause Bad Breath?
Nobody likes bad breath, but are your braces to blame? Not exactly.
How Visible Are Ceramic Braces?
Ceramic braces are a less conspicuous treatment option when compared to metal braces. You can see metal braces on teeth just as you can see on the mo
Can I Wear Retainers Instead of Braces?
The answer is YES and NO. In instances of very minor tooth movement, retainers can be worn to close small gaps. However, in cases where
For How Long Do I Need To Wear Retainers?
Optimally, you will wear your retainers for the rest of your life. The job of the retainer is to keep your teeth in a proper position.
Is a Waterpik Better than Flossing with Braces?
The short answer is that, rather than comparing one to the other, use BOTH for proper cleaning!
What Can I Eat the First Day Wearing Braces?
It’s true braces limit your diet, but by following these tips, you’ll be able to get in and out of braces quickly. Remember to follow
Different Types of Insurances for Braces?
There are two major types of insurances: PPO’s, and State Medicaid. With PPO’s such as Delta or MetLife, it is best to call your provider directl