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Kids’ braces FAQs: types, when to get them, and more

Braces are an essential treatment for many children to ensure that their teeth and jaw develop in a way that minimises their risk of future problems. As parents, it can be difficult to know what types are available, when to get them, or what the prices of braces are based on. Dr Elif Keser answers these very frequent questions that parents have regarding their child’s braces.

Extracting and replacing molars: this is how the treatment works

Usually tooth removal is a fairly straightforward process, but there are some risks involved. We got in contact with the highly experienced specialist in prosthodontics, Professor Christian Mehl, to find out what the risks are. In this article, we also discuss when a molar would definitely need to be extracted, how the molar is removed and if the procedure is painful.

Common questions about braces and orthodontics

Are you considering braces? We got in contact with Dr Moira Wong, a highly regarded orthodontist and founder of the Moira Wong Orthodontics clinic in Kensington (London) to discuss what the benefits of braces are. We found out what age is best to have braces, whether they can resolve an asymmetric jaw, whether they're painful and how your diet should be adjusted whilst wearing them. Find out the answers to your FAQs in this article.

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