You've decided you want braces and your dentist has offered to provide them. You may wonder, "is there any difference between a dentist and an orthodontist?" There is a difference, and it comes down to training and education, as well as experience.
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Braces do require a little extra care and attention. It's important to keep them clean and to prevent bent wires and dislodged brackets. Trust us when we say it's well-worth the effort: Once your braces come off at the end of treatment, you'll love your straight teeth and gorgeous smile. Please take our quiz to test your knowledge of braces cleaning and care.
You've finally decided to straighten your pearly whites. As an adult, you may be gravitating toward clear, low-profile Invisalign® aligners. This orthodontic system treats a wide range of bite misalignment, from simple to complex. It does all that with clear, removable teeth trays.
"Clear braces" could refer to any of three low-profile orthodontic options offered by Dr. Robert Rudman:
It's 2019, and braces worn by adults are more common than ever. Maybe you've seen a co-worker sporting brackets and wires, or an acquaintance or family member. You've been turning it over in your mind: "Should I get braces?" We're here to say, don't let hesitation about the appearance of braces hold you back.
Crooked teeth can affect the appearance of your smile, make it difficult to eat and talk, and lead to oral health and hygiene problems down the road. Both adults and children can suffer from misaligned teeth and jaws, but many people don’t understand what the culprit is or how to address it. Since crooked teeth can cause long-term health and lifestyle challenges, it’s important to understand what’s causing yours and what orthodontic treatments could help.
As someone shopping around for braces for yourself or your child, you may have noticed there are many orthodontists to choose from in the Denver area. Below, we've provided tips for vetting potential providers so that you can find an orthodontist that will be the right match for you.
Thinking about straightening your teeth but want to do so without metal brackets and wires? The first step is to visit Denver orthodontist Dr. Robert Rudman. He must first ascertain which orthodontic options will be able to move your teeth successfully, then he can help you choose a specific treatment. If you are a good candidate for them, Invisalign® or lingual braces are good alternatives to traditional metal braces.
Are you in college in Colorado and considering straightening your teeth? Dr. Robert Rudman is an experienced orthodontist who has spent his career caring for patients of all ages, from children, to young adults to older adults. It's never too late to get the healthy, attractive smile you deserve.