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Why should you choose an orthodontic specialist?

Teeth, and sometimes entire facial structures, are permanently changed by orthodontic treatment. It is important that the treatment be appropriate and properly completed. Orthodontic specialists have extensive and specialized training that enables them to provide their patients with professional, personalized treatments.
 


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Headgear

A removable appliance that attaches to braces and the back of the neck or the outer part of the face. It is generally used to move the upper teeth back or forwards depending on the tooth movements required to correct the bite. It is not worn in public. Once the patient is used to wearing the headgear it is easy to sleep with it on.