Orthodontic Tips & Patient Information

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Is there more than one type of dental braces?

Is there more than one type of dental braces?

Posted Apr 24th, 2020

Wondering if traditional metal braces are the only kind available? At Village Orthodontics, we offer different types of braces for varying styles and requirements. Our orthodontists review what’s available and who they are best for. 

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Children and Braces: When is the right time?

Children and Braces: When is the right time?

Posted Mar 27th, 2020

Wondering what is the best age for your child to get braces? Our orthodontists at Village Orthodontics provide advice on what age is ideal for kids to get braces, what can be accomplished and the advantages of early treatment.

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Why do I have to wear my retainer?

Why do I have to wear my retainer?

Posted Feb 28th, 2020

The day has finally arrived: your braces are coming off, and your teeth are in alignment! But just when you thought your orthodontic treatment was over, your orthodontist tells you you're not quite done yet; you need to wear a retainer.

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Retainer Instructions

Retainer Instructions

Posted Sep 29th, 2016

Forgot your retainer instructions? Read our instructions sheet to learn more.

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Life with Braces

Life with Braces

Posted Sep 29th, 2016

Now that you have made the commitment to your brand new smile, it is important to know how to take care of your braces. Here are some tips to get you on the right track.

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Face Mask Orthodontic Appliance

Face Mask Orthodontic Appliance

Posted Sep 29th, 2016

The Face Mask orthodontic appliance or Reverse Pull Headgear consists of a wire face frame with forehead and chin guards as well as removable elastics.

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Forsus Orthodontic Appliances

Forsus Orthodontic Appliances

Posted Sep 29th, 2016

Different types of appliances are used in orthodontic treatment. Read about Forsus Orthodontic Appliances.

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Mouth Guards

Mouth Guards

Posted Sep 29th, 2016

Mouth guards protect your teeth and gums from injury while playing contact sports.

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Separators

Separators

Posted Sep 29th, 2016

What are separators used for? What do I need to know about them during my treatment?

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Bite Pads

Bite Pads

Posted Sep 29th, 2016

What are bitepads? Read to learn more about your orthodontic treatment.

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Rapid Palatal Expander (RPE)

Rapid Palatal Expander (RPE)

Posted Sep 29th, 2016

Learn about your Rapid Palette Expander

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Herbst Orthodontic Appliance

Herbst Orthodontic Appliance

Posted Sep 28th, 2016

All you need to know about the Herbst Orthodontic Appliance

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