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Treating A Crooked Tooth Without Braces
Posted on 5/15/2019 by Office
When you look in the mirror, do you like your smile? Maybe you love your smile- except for one crooked tooth. That crooked tooth is driving you crazy. Every time you look at the mirror, you see that one crooked tooth. The good news is, while we can't fix genetics, crooked teeth can usually be fixed rather quickly. Want to learn more about fixing crooked teeth? Keep reading for more information on crooked teeth. Fixing Crooked TeethIf you have one crooked tooth, depending on the position of the teeth, you may want to consider a couple of options. First, many people use Invisalign or other types of invisible, plastic braces that you wear. The clear braces are not visible to most people, and work to align your teeth over time. If you only have one crooked tooth, you will only have to wear the plastic braces on one level of your teeth- either on the top, or on the bottom. You may also want to consider getting a retainer to work on your crooked. Rather than braces which cover your entire top or bottom teeth in metal, retainers are one thin metal strip across your teeth. You may only need to wear the retainer all night as opposed to during the day. Also, you may be able to fix one crooked tooth with a set of veneers. Veneers may be a good choice for you, especially if you want to improve the overall look of your teeth. Veneers are thin porcelain shells that are placed over your natural teeth. They can instantly transform your smile- even that one pesky crooked tooth. If you are unsure about how best to fix your crooked tooth, why not give us a call? We would love to talk to you about your pesky crooked tooth, as well as any other concerns you have about your dental health....
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Treating A Crooked Tooth Without Braces
5/15/2019
Come In and See Us if You Notice a Loose Tooth
4/20/2019
Can Yoga Give You a Healthier Mouth?
4/10/2019
Signs You Clench Your Teeth In Your Sleep and What to Do About It
3/25/2019
Should You Floss with Water or Mouthwash or With a Liquid Flosser?
3/15/2019
Are Carrots Good for Your Teeth or Too Sweet?
2/25/2019
How Do Your Teeth Get Whiter with Whitening Toothpaste?
2/15/2019
Is Black Tea Good for Your Teeth?
1/25/2019
How to Protect Your Oral Health While Traveling
1/15/2019
What You Drink Can Ruin Your Breath
12/25/2018
What We Look For Specifically During Dental Exams
12/15/2018
Is Oral Herpes Something That Can Reduce Your Oral Health?
11/25/2018
How to Pick Out the Perfect Electric Toothbrush
11/15/2018
Should You Put Aloe on Oral Cuts or Scrapes?
10/25/2018
Secrets to Having a Beautiful Smile
10/15/2018
What Does Bad Breath Say About You?
9/25/2018
What Do the Teeth and Gums Get Out of Eating Produce?
9/15/2018
Your Tongue and the Roof of Your Mouth Need Brushing Too
8/25/2018
You Need to Protect Your Oral Health When You Work Out -Here's Why
8/15/2018
Most Common Risk Factors for Tooth Loss
7/20/2018
Does Your Jaw Tend to Hurt When You Wake Up?
7/10/2018
Why Ibuprofen is So Highly Recommended After Oral Procedures
6/20/2018
Why Do Your Taste Buds Swell?
6/10/2018
What Can Make Your Dental Bonding Dull
5/20/2018
Ways of Decreasing Your Risk of Oral Cancer
5/10/2018
Snacking Can Increase the Chances of Tooth Decay by Eating Away at Your Enamel
4/20/2018
Signs You May Be Getting Too Much Fluoride
4/10/2018
Why Your Teeth and Gums Need You to Get Plenty of Vitamin D
3/25/2018
Why You Want to Drink More Water When You Struggle with Dry Mouth
3/15/2018
Top 3 Myths About Dental Crowns
2/25/2018
Things to Eat to Avoid Dental Stains
2/15/2018
When Tooth Shaping is the Best Option for Your Teeth
1/25/2018
What Snacks Do the Most Harm to Your Teeth?
1/15/2018
Do You Need Enough Cheese? Your Teeth Really Like it When You Eat it
12/25/2017
Dental Implants Keep You Looking Younger, Here Is How
12/15/2017
What Can Happen if You Avoid Dental Care During Pregnancy?
11/27/2017
What Biting Your Fingernails Does to Your Teeth?
11/17/2017
Reasons Biting Down May Hurt to Do
10/27/2017
Protecting Your Teeth When You Are Sick and Vomiting
10/17/2017
Teaching the Elderly About How to Care for New Dentures
9/30/2017
The Benefits of Flossing Well if You Want to Lose Weight
9/20/2017

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