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Frequently Asked Questions about Orthodontics

Frequently Asked Questions about Orthodontics

Welcome to our Orthodontic FAQ section, where you will find answers to your questions about dental alignment correction and oral health. Find out who can benefit from orthodontics, when to start, types of braces, costs, care and more. If you’re wondering if orthodontics is right for you or your family, here’s some key information to help you make informed decisions and achieve a healthy, beautiful smile.

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In this section, we answer a variety of frequently asked questions about our treatments. Here you will find additional information so that you can be fully informed about the services we offer.

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Questions and Answers

What is orthodontics?

It is a branch of dentistry that focuses on correcting the alignment and occlusion of the teeth and jaws.

Who needs orthodontics?

People with alignment problems, spacing, crossbite, overbite, among others.

At what age can you start?

It may begin in childhood, adolescence or even in adults.

Is orthodontic treatment painful?

There may be initial discomfort, but it is generally not painful.

How long does the treatment last?

Varies between 1 and 3 years, depending on the case.

How much does orthodontics cost?

Costs vary according to location and type of treatment.

Are they covered by dental insurance?

No, although some insurances may cover a percentage discount.

What types of devices are there?

Metal brackets, esthetic brackets, clear aligners, etc.

Can adults receive treatment?

Yes, there is no age limit for orthodontics.

Is it possible to eat normally with braces?

It is recommended to avoid hard or sticky foods.

How are orthodontic appliances cleaned?

Regular brushing, special dental floss and mouthwash.

What is a retention?

It is a device used to hold teeth in their new position after treatment.

Do braces damage teeth?

Not if good oral hygiene is followed.

Is it necessary to extract teeth for treatment?

In some cases, but not always.

Can I do sports with braces?

Yes, although the use of a mouth guard is recommended.

What to do in case of an orthodontic emergency?

Contact your orthodontist as soon as possible.

Are the results permanent?

Yes, especially if the retention period is followed properly.

What is Invisalign?

A brand of clear aligners used to correct dental alignment problems.

Can I smoke during orthodontic treatment?

It is not recommended, as it may stain the appliances and affect oral health.

How do I know if I need orthodontics?

An evaluation by an orthodontist is the first step in determining the need for treatment.

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