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Premature Tooth Loss: How to Maintain Their Space

Most children by age 3 years old will have their complete set of primary teeth in. These teeth not only allow them to eat solid foods but also serve a very important function as place savers for their eventual permanent teeth. If your child loses their primary teeth too soon, (by genetics, trauma, accident, “baby…

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How to Properly Brush and Floss Your Teeth with Braces

Oral health problems such as white marks (decalcification) and gingivitis can occur when dental braces are applied, which can lead to more serious dental health issues. Gingivitis is an early indication of gum disease. If you notice swollen red and shiny gums which tend to bleed easily, you probably have it. When you do not…

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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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