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Retainer Type Appliances (retainers, transverse appliances or expanders, bite plates)

General Questions


Removable "Retainer" type appliances

General Questions

Early Treatment

Adolescent Treatment

Adult Treatment

What diagnostic records do you take and why do you take them?

Will my wisdom teeth make my front teeth get crooked?

How do you make space to uncrowd the teeth?

What causes bad breath?

What about canker sores?

Is it true orthodontics can contribute to mental as well as physical health?

What can we expect from your practice?

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