Common Issues with Braces

How can you avoid common complications from braces?


As an orthodontist in Tulsa, we treat both children and adults that are looking to improve their smile by straightening their teeth. At Nowlin Orthodontics we have a variety of ways to do so that include braces, aligners, and removable oral appliances. Our treatment recommendations are customized based on each patients’ needs and oral health which helps to ensure that the results are stunningly beautiful. During the course of the treatment, some patients struggle with various problems, many of which are entirely avoidable. Please contact our office if you're experiencing any of these common issues with your braces.

As an orthodontist, we understand that while there are several common problems with braces, as a whole the procedure can be completed without any significant issues. Most of the problems that patients have with braces can be prevented by eating a diet that won’t damage your teeth. For example, cutting out or reducing sugar intake along with hard objects like nuts and candy. These things are known to create many of the problems listed above.

At Nowlin Orthodontics, we also recommend that patients throughout the Tulsa area take good care of their teeth by brushing and flossing throughout the day in addition to having their teeth professionally cleaned. To learn more about how to keep braces in good shape and how to prevent common problems, call 918-369-6100 and schedule a consultation with Drs. Van and Ryan Nowlin.

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