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You Need to Take Steps to Prevent Damaging Your Traditional Braces

The traditional braces represent a significant investment in correcting the alignment of your teeth. With regularly scheduled adjustments tension will be applied to the components and the periodontal ligaments that anchor your teeth to move them closer to their ideal alignment in your mouth. Throughout this process, you will need to take proactive steps to maintain the structural integrity of... read more »

You Still Need to Brush With Braces

Looking at that mouthful of metal, you may be wondering how you are going to eat, and how you can make your smile a little less conspicuous. The last thing you may be thinking about is how to brush your teeth with your new dental work. But, braces give food particles and plaque even more places to hide, and so... read more »

Don’t Eat Pecan Pie If You Have Braces

 The holidays can be rough for orthodontics patients, as there are a lot of things you should avoid eating. It’s tempting to bend or even break the rules, but it is NOT worth the risk of damage to your brackets and wires. Broken braces are not a good addition to holiday plans! To help prevent this, be sure to be... read more »

Taking Care of Your Braces and Your Teeth

Your braces have an important job to do, and your job is to make sure that they can do that job well. You can accomplish that goal by properly cleaning and caring for your braces and your teeth for the duration of your treatment. With the traditional metal braces, you should carefully inspect them every day for for damage to... read more »

Your New Braces

It would be much easier if all of us were born with perfect teeth. However, many people have teeth that are out of their proper alignment. At first glance, that might not seem very important if your alignment issues are not very prominent. However over time, a bad bite can lead to tooth decay and loss, gum disease, and even... read more »

How Do Braces Work?

If your teeth are crooked or if you have a misaligned bite, Dr. Lee Mahlmann may recommend braces in Richmond, Texas. An orthodontic exam will be performed and our orthodontist will take impressions of your teeth, take photos of your teeth and face, and take X-rays of your mouth and head. Your treatment plan will be formed based on this... read more »

How Braces Straighten Smiles

If your teeth are crooked or if you have a misaligned bite, Dr. Lee Mahlmann may recommend braces in Richmond, Texas. An orthodontic exam will be performed and our orthodontist will take impressions of your teeth, take photos of your teeth and face, and take X-rays of your mouth and head. Your treatment plan will be formed based on this... read more »

What Are the Components of Braces?

Do you have crooked teeth or a bad bite? Ask Dr. Lee Mahlmann about how braces in Richmond, Texas, can help you. Do not think that since you did not have your teeth straightened as a child that it is too late. Braces can help children, teens, and adults alike! Braces are can be made from different materials. Traditional braces... read more »