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By East Boca Dental Implant & Specialty Care
July 03, 2019
Category: Dental Procedures
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Are you interested in knowing how your Boca Raton, FL, dentists can help you?

Drs. Micheal Hennessy, Karen Zargar, Sandy Goldenberg, and George Soropoulos offer patients with the dental care they need: Braces. bracesThey identify problems, create custom plans, and, finally, execute the necessary orthodontic treatment.


What are braces?

Braces fix bad bites, poor chewing function, underbite, and malocclusions, crooked, and/or crowded teeth. These issues are are more predominant at about age seven, but orthodontic treatment begins at ages 8 to 14, while their bone structure developed.

Treatment can last up to 3 years but that varies from one person to another.

Braces move teeth into their proper positions by applying pressure to them, but, after treatment is over, children need a retainer to prevent teeth from shifting into their crooked positions.


What types of orthodontic appliances are there?

  • metal brackets
  • clear braces
  • lingual braces
  • Invisalign


What are repercussions for not receiving braces?

If you don't allow your Boca Raton dentist to fix severe dental problems, then you may suffer from:

  • Tooth decay
  • Tooth loss
  • Deterioration of dental enamel
  • Formation of gum disease
  • Crooked teeth, which affects speech, chewing, and bite


How do you properly care for teeth?

There are several things to take into consideration when maintaining your dental health:

  • Avoid certain foods like popcorn and candy corn
  • Make sure your child wears a mouth guard if they're playing a sport
  • Children need to wear a retainer after treatment is over
  • Don't skip your dentist's appointment to ensure braces are adjusted properly
  • Floss and brush your teeth after every meal
  • Change tooth brushes every three months or when bristles are frayed

For more information about braces and the best options for your child, call your dentists, Drs. Micheal Hennessy, Karen Zargar, Sandy Goldenberg, and George Soropoulos, in Boca Raton, FL. Call their office at (561) 226-0100 to schedule an appointment today!

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