Braces and Fall Sports: Safeguarding Your Smile

Orlando Braces Fall Sports

Fall brings a host of exciting activities, including one of the most anticipated events for many: Sports Season! Whether it’s football, soccer, or lacrosse, fall sports provide not only a thrilling athletic experience but also a sense of camaraderie and competition. For those undergoing orthodontic treatment or those with braces in Orlando, these sports can…

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Overbite vs Underbite: What You Need to Know

overbite vs underbite

When people think of braces, many of them only think about braces correcting crooked teeth. While this is a big part of what braces do, they also treat underbites and overbites, both of which can cause major oral issues if left untreated. They can also impact appearance and self-confidence. To help you understand the differences…

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What if I have just one or two crooked teeth? Do I need braces?

one or two crooked teeth

Perhaps you’ve been staring at a few crooked teeth in the mirror for years.  Or maybe you’re seeing a little more crowding each year in one area.  You may wonder if your tooth alignment should be treated through traditional orthodontic methods, especially if you only need one or two crooked teeth corrected.  This summer might…

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Are Silver Braces Still a Good Treatment Option?

silver braces

You might be considering braces for yourself or your child to correct crooked teeth or another orthodontic issue. But with so many different types of braces on the market, you might wonder whether traditional silver braces are still a good treatment option. Since they’ve been around since ancient times (literally), there must be a better…

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Moving with Braces

moving with braces

Getting braces is a big deal. For most people, this marks the beginning of their journey to better oral health and a straighter smile. But what if you need to move to a new city before your orthodontist treatment is complete? While this question can cause some anxiety among orthodontic patients, here at Fravel Brewer…

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Ceramic Braces vs Metal Braces

ceramic vs metal braces

Braces are a common dental appliance, with over 4 million Americans currently wearing them. For years they’ve served to straighten teeth with their recognizable metallic gleam, but did you know there are other options to straighten teeth with braces? Since the 1980s, ceramic braces have been a standard part of orthodontic treatment. And even in…

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What Is a Herbst Appliance?

what is a herbst appliance

With all the treatments available for treating your child’s orthodontic issues, it can be hard keeping them all straight. If you’ve heard your child’s orthodontist mention a Herbst appliance, you might have a lot of questions about it. Here at Fravel Brewer Orthodontics, we want to take a couple minutes to answer all your questions…

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New Year, New Smile!

new year, new smile

Your smile is the first thing people notice about you, according to a USA Today poll, so why not make it the best it can be? With the new year comes the opportunity for a new smile, one that is healthy, straight, and bright. If you’ve been putting off orthodontic treatment for a while, this…

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The Best Gifts for Kids with Braces

Use these best gift ideas for kids with braces from Fravel Brewer Orthodontics in Orlando

Christmas is just around the corner, and you want to find that perfect gift for each person on your list. When it comes to finding gifts for kids with braces, there are some definite do’s and don’ts, so make sure you pick the right gift ahead of time. This leaves you and your favorite kid…

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Tongue Thrust with Braces

Tongue Thrust with Braces

Braces are becoming more common every day, with around 4 million people in the US currently wearing them. But should you get them if you have a tongue thrust? Or is there a better way to treat this condition? Below is advice from Fravel Brewer on treating tongue thrust with braces.  What is tongue thrusting?…

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