How do I know if my child needs braces?

Dental Braces in Middletown, IN

Q. How do I know if my child needs braces?  Should we see the orthodontist? A. The key word in this question is ‘need’. Most of us are not lucky enough to be born with teeth in perfect alignment and ideal arch form. If perfectly straight teeth without overlap is the goal, the vast majority of… Continue reading

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Why Do I Keep Breaking Teeth?

Q. Why do I keep breaking teeth? I see my dentist every six months and usually get compliments on how I’m taking care of my teeth.  What am I doing wrong? A.  If your hygienist and dentist are giving you good reports then, more than likely, you are not doing anything wrong.  This, however, does… Continue reading

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Am I Brushing Too Hard?

Q. My dentists over the years have told me that my gums are receding and that my teeth have notched near my gums because I am brushing too hard.  I don’t think that I brush too hard.  How do I know if this is the reason for my worsening condition? A.  While heavy handed brushing… Continue reading

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