Most Frequently Asking Questions About Braces (Videos)
Here you will find answers to the questions that patients frequently ask about braces. Whether you are thinking about getting braces or already have them, this page will answer many of the questions that you may have.
You can use this page to help you make educated decisions about your treatment type or other decisions during treatment. The information on this page will save you an extra phone call to the office or save you time during your appointment, since the responses to the questions here are provided by licensed orthodontic professionals.
Going Back to School with Braces? 5 “Metal-Mouth” Myths You Can Bust Right Now!
It happened – you got stuck with braces. You finally finished the school year, and while you were just trying to relax for the summer and make the latest viral TikTok video, your parents dragged you to the orthodontist, and now you’ve got a mouthful of metal. Worried you’ll be the laughingstock of the grade when you get back to class? Worry not. If any snaggle-toothed kids try to throw these myths your way, here are some cold hard facts to straighten them out
Can My Teeth Fall Out With Braces?
Should you worry about teeth falling out with braces? This is never a concern for healthy patients, but those with periodontal disease should seek treatment for that condition before being treated with braces. Learn more in this video by Diamond Braces orthodontist Dr. Palaganas.
How Do I Know If I Need Braces?
How do you know if you need braces? Rather than diagnosing at home, the best way to determine your specific condition and decide whether or not to get braces is to schedule a consultation with a licensed orthodontist. Your teeth may need adjustments that you didn’t even know about, but which could have huge benefits for your health.