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Quick and Easy Smoothie and Dinner Recipes

While there are quite a few foods that we strongly suggest are not consumed while wearing braces, such as raw vegetables, popcorn, nuts, corn on the cob, pretzels, sticky or hard candy, there are also a lot of foods that you can easily enjoy that are softer and easier to enjoy. We have added a…

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Does My Child Really Need Braces?

It can be confusing to a parent when it comes to deciding if your child really needs braces. It is a big investment financially and you want to make sure it is done correctly. Leaving your child’s teeth unchecked can result in bigger oral health problems as they get older. It is important to have…

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Myth or Fact? Our Answers To 5 Myths About Braces

From time to time we are asked questions about things people have heard or read online regarding braces. We want to set the record straight and give you some honest answers to these common myths. Myth #1: All I can eat is soft, mushy food. Answer: Not at all. For the first few days after…

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Soft Foods For Sore Teeth – Mushroom Risotto

After a visit to the orthodontist, your teeth will likely be sore for a few days. During this time, eating soft foods is a good idea to avoid any pain. This recipe is perfect for the fall. Warm, comforting and cheesy, it’s a delicious meal on a cool night. Serve it with soft shredded chicken…

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What Happens To Your Teeth When You Cut Sugar

We all know that cutting or eliminating sugar from our diets can make a great impact on our overall health. But what about your teeth? Reducing your sugar intake can help make your smile brighter and healthier as well. Here’s why: Less Tooth Decay Bacteria in our mouth feeds on sugar. So the more sugar…

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We Support Smiles Change Lives!

We have recently joined the Smiles Change Lives nonprofit organization to help every kid have a confident smile. We are thrilled to start supporting this important work. Together with over 750 partnering orthodontists, they’ve been able to give nearly 10,000 young people the confidence to smile. They help children from families who could not afford…

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3 Foods That Are Great For Your Teeth

Improve oral health while you snack! Try incorporating these three foods in your diet to keep teeth healthy and white. Red Bell Peppers Your teeth may spend more time in the spotlight, but your gums deserve just as much attention and TLC. Red bell peppers are packed with vitamin C, which is necessary for the…

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What’s the Deal With Charcoal Toothpaste?

Activated charcoal is one of the latest viral “hacks,” even coming in toothpaste form. If you listen to bloggers and other influencers on the internet, they’ll tell you that activated charcoal is said to be a good natural alternative to peroxide for whitening the teeth. The black powder is thought to absorb and remove stains…

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Soft Foods for Sore Teeth: Homemade Ice Cream Without a Machine

When your teeth and gums are sore after an orthodontics appointment, soft foods are your best bet. And cold foods like ice cream can feel particularly soothing. This summer, soothe your teeth with this delicious homemade ice cream recipe, which can be made even if you don’t have an ice cream machine. Start by making…

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Teeth 101

You know you’re supposed to brush them. You know you’re supposed to floss them. But what do you actually know about your teeth? Here’s a quick guide to learn more about those pearly whites: These are the parts of your teeth: • Enamel: The hardest, white outer part of the tooth. Enamel is mostly made of calcium phosphate,…

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