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Donald Copenhaver
Orthodontist McKinney TX
Orthodontist McKinney TX
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What are Braces and How do They Work?
Braces are devices which are used to straighten teeth, correct bite problems and fix irregular teeth. They are made of three basic parts: - Brackets - Bonding (or band) - Arch wire The bonding is used to fix the brackets to the teeth. The arch wire goes thr...
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Overcoming Problems with Braces
Most people get used to braces quickly and wear them for as long as they need to with no problems. However, occasional problems can arise and taking the right steps enables you to resolve them quickly. Here are some examples of problems that may arise. Alle...
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Adult Braces and Self esteem
A lot of effort is made to help teenagers feel better about having braces. However as around 70% of teenagers need braces, it's a very common experience. Yet adults can also need braces and it is less common amongst their peers so adults often have more iss...
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What Adult Orthodontic Treatment Feels Like
The early stages of orthodontic treatment can be a little harder for adult patients than for teenagers. Teenagers have the benefit of getting treatment while they are still growing and their mouth is more flexible. In some cases, adults will need to have te...
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Common Questions About Orthodontics
How does orthodontics work? The job of an orthodontist is to help fix crooked teeth and jaw problems so that your teeth are in the right place in your mouth. This may require the orthodontist to take action that helps stretch your jaw or move your teeth so ...
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Your Questions Answered About Braces
Here are the answers to five common questions about the implications of having braces. Does having braces affect the way I talk? Standard braces don't normally affect how you talk or the sound of your voice. Sometimes, you may find it difficult for the firs...
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Why Modern Teenagers Need Braces
Many teenagers wonder why they need to wear braces. Is it all about cosmetics or is there something more important? Back in the days of the cave men, teenagers were only two or three feet tall. But over the last 10,000 years, people have got bigger. While o...
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What Adult Orthodontic Treatment Feels Like
The early stages of orthodontic treatment can be a little harder for adult patients than for teenagers. Teenagers have the benefit of getting treatment while they are still growing and their mouth is more flexible. In some cases, adults will need to have te...
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Common Questions About Orthodontics
How does orthodontics work? The job of an orthodontist is to help fix crooked teeth and jaw problems so that your teeth are in the right place in your mouth. This may require the orthodontist to take action that helps stretch your jaw or move your teeth so ...
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Your Questions Answered About Braces
Here are the answers to five common questions about the implications of having braces. Does having braces affect the way I talk? Standard braces don't normally affect how you talk or the sound of your voice. Sometimes, you may find it difficult for the firs...
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