Why can’t I chew gum while wearing Braces?
The Do Not Chew List When a new patient gets their braces placed on their teeth, a Do Not Chew List is usually given to the parent and/or patient. This list is a list of items you should not chew - CONTINUE READING -
What is a Rapid Palatal Expander?
A Rapid Palatal Expander (RPE) is an upper appliance that places pressure on the upper jaw (maxilla) by turning a midline screw. The pressure separates the mid palatal suture thus making the maxilla wider, which can correct crossbites and creat space. RPEs are used often to correct posterior crossbites. - CONTINUE READING -
How Do You Treat White Spots After Braces?
What are these white spots on my teeth? A very common problem that can occur while a patient has braces is the formation of white spots during treatment. When the braces are removed, some patients will have unsightly white spots - CONTINUE READING -