Some of the lesser known orthodontic appliances, such as nance, lingual holding arch, twin blocks, etc., can change and alter the way your kid's mouth ‘works’.
Hawley retainer is also called as the wire retainer and is the most well-known removable type of retainer. It is made of wires and clasps supported in acrylic.
You can clean your mouthguard or night guard by rinsing it after every meal, let it dry completely, store it in a case, clean it with a toothbrush, etc.
Palatal expansion or upper jaw expansion is an orthodontic approach which is used to widen the upper jaw so that the teeth on both the arches can fit together.
Unlike the traditional braces which use three components, the brackets, archwire, and elastics, high-speed braces use ‘Spring Clip' technology.
If you are getting off your braces, then you must be filled with many questions. How long will it take? Will it hurt? Will I need a retainer?