Trusted, Caring and Affordable Dentistry for the ENTIRE Family

Braces

Brownsville

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Braces

Who can benefit from braces and why?

 

We believe children, teenagers, and adults deserve beautiful, healthy smiles.  Crooked teeth can make brushing and flossing difficult leading to cavities and unhealthy gums.  A “bad” bite can lead to jaw joint problems, chewing problems, and affect how we look.

 

What is the difference between ceramic and metal braces?

 

Metal braces use brackets and wires to apply pressure to teeth causing them to move.

Ceramic (clear) braces work like metal braces, using brackets and wires to move teeth but are less noticeable than metal braces.  Ceramic braces usually cost more than metal braces.

 

What is an aligner?

 

An aligner is a custom made, clear, plastic tray.  Aligners can be a great option for someone who does not want to wear metal braces.  The trays can be removed when you eat and brush your teeth.  You will be given new aligners every few weeks as your treatment progresses. 

 

 

Phase 1 Orthodontics

What is Phase 1 Orthodontics? 

 

Sometimes, braces are started before all baby teeth have fallen.  In these cases, when bite problems or crowding issues are corrected early, more severe problems can be avoided in the future.  An orthodontic consultation can be done as early as age 7 to determine if Phase 1 Orthodontics is needed.

How To Brush & Floss with Braces!
The Tooth Place

welcomes kids of all ages!

Dental visits can be a scary thing especially for kids. On top of that, kids' needs are unique when it comes to communication and dental treatment. We understand this! We offer family dentistry with a whole lot of patience and comfort.

We know that children require proper care and attention when visiting the dentist.

At The Tooth Place, we always go the extra mile to ensure that your children are comfortable

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  • We welcome parents to accompany their children for all dental procedures

  • We do not tie down children for any dental procedures

  • We will make every effort to accommodate your busy schedule with our convenient, extended hours

  • We can start braces, in some cases, even when baby teeth are still present to prevent more severe problems later on

  • We can be your child’s dental home beginning at 6 months and continue to provide dental care at all stages of your child’s life

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We believe that your family’s dental health is important, and we understand that sometimes it can be difficult to pay for it. At The Tooth Place, we help by working with several dental insurance companies and accepting multiple forms of payment. If you have any questions reach out to us about financing options… Our team is always happy to answer your inquiry. We accept cash, credit cards and MOST INSURANCES!

We Accept A Variety Of Insurance Plans!
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In-Network with Many Employers!
Don't have Dental Insurance?

At The Tooth Place, we work with several financing options for you and your family.

Our FAMILY Services

At The Tooth Place we specialize in the following services for your convenience:

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Exams &

Cleanings

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      Dental        Sealants

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Braces

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Fillings

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Nitrous Oxide

(Laughing Gas)

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         Athletic           Mouth Guards

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Evening &

Saturday Appts.

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Ellie's 

Picture Gallery

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