Getting braces is an excellent step toward a healthy, great-looking smile, but braces don’t just improve the appearance of our smile. Braces also make a positive impact on the overall health of our teeth and gums because aligning teeth makes it easier to properly clean all the surfaces of each tooth.

However, braces can sometimes make it more challenging to keep your teeth and gums clean during treatment.

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Many adults think that they’re too old for braces. But they’re not! Braces can work for everyone at all ages, depending on a person’s bite, teeth, and oral health standing. At Jaffe Orthodontics, our adult orthodontic treatment plan aims to fix these problems, all while giving patients an incredible-looking smile. If you’re an adult who is looking to start orthodontic treatment, learn how braces can help improve your oral and physical health.

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As a parent, you strive to protect your child in every way. Healthy diet, playing and exercising, teaching good habits – these are all part of raising healthy children and giving them the tools to continue to grow into healthy adults. As baby teeth come in, you’ll begin teaching your child good oral hygiene skills such as proper teeth brushing – but good oral health actually starts earlier than this!

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DIY Braces are do-it-yourself “braces” that someone with no professional training is applying to their teeth, and they are just as dangerous as they sound. The team at Jaffe Orthodontics has seen the risks involved in these efforts to straighten teeth at home, and we want to advise our patients in Bristol and Barrington, RI that it’s just not worth it! Looking for safe, state-of-the-art orthodontic treatment for kids and adults?

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Invisalign has swept the orthodontic world by storm over the last decade, making the case that its clear aligners are the best possible orthodontic treatment out there but is there more to Invisalign than just its advantages? Here at Jaffe Orthodontics, your local provider of orthodontics in Bristol, RI, we believe that our patients should know the truth about their orthodontic treatment, so you can make an informed decision about which path is best for you!

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