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Welcome to our health education library. The information shared below is provided to you as an educational and informational source only and is not intended to replace a medical examination or consultation, or medical advice given to you by a physician or medical professional.

Orthodontics: corrective devices

Plates, head gear and expansion appliances, among others, are the removable devices used by orthodontists to correct tooth and jaw alignment. Following full-time wearing of these appliances "which can vary anywhere from six months to two years depending on the orthodontist's recommendation" patients may be required to wear retainers to keep their teeth in the improved position.

Orthodontics, or "braces," are devices worn on the teeth to improve tooth alignment. They can be helpful for both children and adults. Orthodontics can improve the function of the teeth and the appearance of he smile. Following orthodontic treatment, a retainer is worn to help teeth stay in their new positions. Among the most common retainers are the Hawley type that are fitted at the top and bottom of the mouth.

Patient Reviews

Of the people whose smiles I admire, I have asked 1 common question. "Who was your Orthodontist!" Overwhelmingly the answer has been Dr Lupini. That is inarguably the Greatest testimony for his work and the results that you also will receive!

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John Lupini, DDS, MS, is the director of True Orthodontics, which specializes in early orthodontic treatment, teeth straightening, Invisalign alternatives, and treats children and adults. True Orthodontics serves all of the downriver communities including but not limited to Southeastern Michigan, Wayne County, Monroe County, Macomb County, Oakland County, Downriver, Trenton, Grosse Ile, Woodhaven, Trenton, Riverview, Wyandotte, Melvindale, Ecorse, River Rouge, Detroit, Taylor, Westland, Garden City, Lincoln Park, Allen Park, Dearborn, Dearborn Heights, Romulus, Belleville, Huron Township, Van Buren Township, Flat Rock, Rockwood, Gibraltar, Brownstown, Monroe, Frenchtown, Newport, Carleton, Southgate and surrounding communities.