Signs You Need Braces
The signs that an adult needs braces can vary according to age and overall dental health. Adult braces are becoming increasingly common, and outcomes from adult braces are mostly positive. A 1998 survey concluded that needing braces is more common than not needing them, estimating that only 35 percent of adults have perfectly aligned teeth. Symptoms that can indicate you need braces include: teeth that are visibly crooked or crowded difficulty flossing between and brushing ar
WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A DENTIST AND AN ORTHODONTIST?
There are more differences than similarities. An ORTHODONTIST requires additional schooling as a dental specialty; the situation is similar to a doctor who obtains additional schooling to become a surgeon. Another difference is that orthodontists specialize in helping patients with the alignment of their teeth, improving their bite, or fitting them for CORRECTIVE BRACES and devices. If a patient has an overbite, a dentist will refer him or her to an orthodontist. WHAT DO DENT