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The Side Effects of Tongue Piercings

Are you, or your child, thinking of getting a tongue piercing? Wondering if it will cause issues with your braces or after your braces are removed? According to the ADA (American Dental Society) as well as the AGD (Academy of General Dentistry), oral piercing are strongly discouraged. When you have a tongue piercing, you will…

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The First Week: Help With Discomfort

Most people who undergo orthodontic treatment will experience discomfort for the first few days after having them applied to their teeth. This can make eating a bit more complicated, and uncomfortable. It is important to stick with soft foods for the first week, at least, even when the discomfort begins to subside to allow for…

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Reviews: We Love Our Patients and It Shows!

We love what we do, which is why our patients are so happy with our services! We think everyone deserves their perfect smile and we love making that possible. Here are a few of our most recent 5-star reviews on Google! These really bring our SmileOn! Lea M: “The office staff is friendly and very…

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How to Care for Your Teeth with Braces

If you are getting braces soon, or already have them, your orthodontist will explain the importance of dental hygiene while wearing braces. With the brackets and wires attached to your teeth, they create the perfect environment for plaque and food to build up on your teeth. In order to avoid further dental issues, it is…

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Life After Braces: What To Expect

Getting your braces removed can be a very exciting day for those that wear them. Some days during the treatment process it can feel like that day will never come. When it does, you may have some questions. We are here to answer a few of the most common questions. During the treatment process, it…

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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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