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Starting with Partial Braces

Sometimes our younger patients need a little extra time with braces before they get a full set. Many orthodontists use partial braces to treat minor orthodontic issues in kids before they get their full set of braces in their early teenage years. What Are Partial Braces? Partial braces go on the upper or lower front …

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Braces and Wisdom Teeth

After you lose your baby teeth and your adult teeth start coming in, around age 12 your second molars or “12-year molars” will erupt. Even later, you still have one more set of teeth to gain. Wisdom teeth are your third molars – one of each grows in the four back corners of your mouth, …

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