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Orthodontics Ask The Dentist - Edward Leventhal Question:
I heard of a new treatment where the dentist uses a little laser to burn the "rubber bands" that hold your teeth in place. Since these are genetically coded to hold your teeth in a certain way. Usually this is performed after orthodontic treatment in addition to the retainer. What is the name of the treatment? Is it paradonticts? ...Stacey

Answer:
Stacy, I have not heard of this technique. You can contact the American Association of Orthodontists and find out more about this method. Hope this helps.

Edward Leventhal, DDS
Baltimore Cosmetic Implant Dentistry
8860 Belair Road
Baltimore, MD 21236
(410) 256-7300



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