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Woodstock, Portland, OR


Educational blog from Senestraro Family Orthodonticsat Senestraro Family Orthodontics in Portland, OR 97206-6150 Dr. Seth Senestraro has created this informative blog to help educate the community. If you have any questions, give us a call at (503) 446-5815.

Latest Posts:

How to Keep Spaces Open for Erupting Teeth While Wearing Braces

Posted on 9/21/2021 by Evan Admin
Orthodontic care proves to be a challenge, especially when we are working with teeth that have not yet erupted. However, we can still achieve the goals of a straighter smile by keeping the spaces open for the teeth to come in. How We Straighten Teeth that Are Still...
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How to Tell When Your Braces Need to Be Adjusted

Posted on 9/6/2021 by Evan Admin
To know when you should have your braces adjusted, you need to understand how they work. Braces are designed to place force on the teeth, and slowly move the teeth through the gum tissue. Traditional styled braces use a system of wires that are connected to hardware,...
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Do You Have an Open Bite?

Posted on 8/23/2021 by Evan Admin
An open bite is a form of malocclusion, or bite alignment issue. With an open bite, your top and bottom rows of teeth do not meet when your mouth is closed. Keep reading to learn more about open bites and how we can fix them. Types of Open Bite There are a few...
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Are You a Good Candidate for Clear Aligner Therapy?

Posted on 8/9/2021 by Evan Admin
If you do not want to wear braces but still want a straighter smile or better bite, you may want to consider clear aligner therapy. It could give you the smile you want without being overly obvious. What Is Clear Aligner Therapy? Clear aligner therapy is an...
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Best Orthodontic Procedures for Malocclusion

Posted on 7/26/2021 by Evan Admin
The misalignment and crookedness of teeth is known as malocclusion. Conditions that result in the absence of teeth such as hypodontia are also categorized under malocclusions because it disturbs the natural alignment of teeth. Our teeth are naturally aligned on the...
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All Posts:

How to Keep Spaces Open for Erupting Teeth While Wearing Braces
9/21/2021
How to Tell When Your Braces Need to Be Adjusted
9/6/2021
Do You Have an Open Bite?
8/23/2021
Are You a Good Candidate for Clear Aligner Therapy?
8/9/2021
Best Orthodontic Procedures for Malocclusion
7/26/2021
Signs Your Toothbrush Is Old and Needs Replacing
7/12/2021
Times Where Early Orthodontic Intervention Can Help
6/21/2021
Best Way of Cleaning Your Brackets Without Knocking Them Loose
6/7/2021
Do Your Bands on Traditional Braces Need to Be Replaced?
5/24/2021
How to Correct a Crossbite Using Orthodontics
5/10/2021
Difference Between Orthodontics and Dentistry
4/26/2021
How to Prepare the Mouth Before Braces Are Placed
4/12/2021
How Long Does Invisalign Take?
3/22/2021
Difference Between Traditional Braces and Damon Braces
3/8/2021
For Tips on Flossing, You Can Ask Us at Your Appointments
2/22/2021
At What Age Should You Get Braces?
2/8/2021
What Age Should Children Start Getting Orthodontic Checks?
1/25/2021
Understanding Lingual Braces and Their Benefits
1/11/2021
What to Do If Your Invisalign Aligner Breaks
12/21/2020
The Point of Wearing a Retainer After Braces Come Off
12/7/2020
Should I Wait for a Dentist to Recommend Seeing an Orthodontist?
11/23/2020
How Braces Can Correct a Crossbite
11/9/2020
Dangers of Not Getting Teeth Straightened Out
10/19/2020
Can Adults Benefit from Invisalign Treatments?
10/5/2020
Dangerous Foods for Traditional Braces
9/21/2020
Are Retainers Permanent After Braces?
9/7/2020
What You Should Know Before Jaw Reconstruction Surgery
8/24/2020
What Surgical Orthodontics Can Do to Help Improve Your Oral Health
8/10/2020
A Support Brace or Mouth Guard Could Help with Sleep Apnea Issues
7/23/2020
What to Do When Your Teeth Are Crowded and Painful
7/7/2020
Reasons Your Child May Need a Mouth Guard
6/22/2020
Fixing Dental Problems Through Tooth Extraction
6/8/2020
Should My Child See an Orthodontist Before Losing All Milk Teeth?
5/29/2020
Options To Correct A Bad Bite
5/15/2020
Do Orthodontics Correct Crossbites?
4/30/2020
Tips For Proper Flossing With Braces
4/20/2020
Help for Orthodontic Mishaps
4/1/2020
What Wisdom Teeth Could Do if You Have Braces
3/30/2020
Options When You Have Gaps Between Your Teeth
3/20/2020
5 Reasons Your Child Needs Braces
2/20/2020
The Reason Some Teeth Require Surgical Extraction
2/3/2020
Ways to Make Flossing with Your Braces Easier
1/20/2020
A Diastema is No Disasta
1/9/2020
Learn About Clear Braces
12/1/2019
10 Things To Know About Your Dental Insurance
12/1/2019
The Many Miraculous Uses Of Toothpaste
10/17/2019
Why You Should Always Floss Before You Brush
10/1/2019
The 5 Candies Kids with Braces Should Avoid This Halloween
9/30/2019
How to Tell If You Need Braces
8/30/2019
Common Oral Problems To Avoid While Wearing Braces
8/20/2019
Brushing With Braces
7/22/2019
3 Tips for Summer Safety
7/1/2019
Keeping Your Kids' Treatment on Track This Summer
6/10/2019
Soda Consumption Remains a Steady Problem for Kids
5/13/2019
The Basics About Your Child's Braces
5/1/2019
You're Never Too Old to Get the Smile You've Always Wanted
5/1/2019
Answering Common Questions About Braces
3/14/2019
What To Expect When Getting Your Braces Off
3/12/2019
How A Major Leaguer Protects His Teeth
3/1/2019
Why Braces? Health Problems Associated With Malocclusion
2/22/2019
The Case for Brushing With Fluoride
2/10/2019
Preparing for Your Beautiful Smile
2/1/2019
Tips For Adults Wearing Braces
1/23/2019
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