4500 Washington Ave., Suite 700 Houston, TX 77007 | (713) 869-0334
MELANIE T. BIBB, DDS
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Be sure to brush your teeth right after every meal and before you go to bed. It's best to use a fluoride toothpaste to help fight cavities. Your orthodontist may prescribe a fluoride mouth rinse to help prevent cavities. Try to brush like this:
While you are wearing braces, you can eat almost all of your favorite foods. Please stay away from these troublemakers:
Because your toothbrush won't reach between your teeth, brushing alone won't keep your teeth clean and healthy. Flossing can help. A floss threader, available from us or a pharmacy, helps you floss with braces on. Floss once a day, like this:
Use a fluoridated toothpaste. Your orthodontist may prescribe a fluoride rinse if necessary.
Yes, there are several different payment options. Please call our friendly staff at Design Dental Group at (713) 869-0334 for more details.
Yes, you will need to continue to see your dentist for regular checkups.
For the first year you need to wear them all day and all night. After that, retainer wear depends on your individual treatment and the difficulty in holding the teeth in your corrected position.
Treatment is 18 to 30 months, depending on the difficulty of the case and amount of treatment needed.
Orthodontics isn't only for pretty teeth. A good, healthy bite helps eliminate other health problems in later years. It also helps save teeth from wearing.
We accept a wide array of insurances. We submit claims on behalf of our patients so the insurance companies deal directly with our office.
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