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Common Dental Issues with Braces

dental bracesDuring the course of orthodontic treatment, some patients struggle with various problems, many of which are entirely avoidable. We encourage our patients to be diligent with proper dental care and routine cleanings. Failure to emphasize consistent healthy dental habits can lead to serious, and sometimes permanent, damage.

Demineralization is the loss of minerals from the tooth surface around braces, caused by acid. This loss will cause a chalky white spot on your tooth, which can lead to a cavity. Continue reading