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Christmas Braces Bands

The holidays are almost here! A fun way to celebrate is to customize your braces for the holidays. There are lots of options of colors you can use for the rubber bands on your braces. When you come in for your next orthodontia appointment, ask for festive rubber bands to celebrate the season.   Here…

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4 Tips On Living With Braces

You got braces! Congrats! You may be nervous, but read these five ways to embrace your new life with braces. Smile. You might be embarrassed about smiling with b races, but you shouldn’t! Rock your braces with confidence. Also, it can be a great conversation starter. Many people have braces today, and it’s not something…

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Worst Foods For Your Teeth

Though cavities are preventable, 91% of adults from 20 to 64 years old have had tooth decay, according to a survey by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. These are the worst candies:   Lollipops, mints and even sugary cough drops present a double-dose of potential trouble. Unlike chocolate that melts quickly and may…

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How To Keep Your Smile Healthy After Invisalign

Now that you’e done with Invisalign, you might think you can just go back to business as usual. But actually, some work i still needed to keep your teeth straight and healthy. Retainers Many patients do require a retainer after Invisalign treatment. This will be based on your unique situation. If you do receive a…

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History of Braces

Braces have been around for hundreds of years, just not quite like we envision them today. A book named “The Surgeon Dentist,” included a complete chapter on methods employed in teeth straightening, was published by a dentist from France in 1728. In 1757, Ettiennne Bourdet expanded on the work of the original book with that…

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Are You an Athlete? Consider a Mouth Guard!

Whether it’s football, soccer, volleyball, or cheerleading, fall sports are here! And with these activities come increased risks for tooth damage. If you have braces or any other orthodontic device, a mouth guard is recommended to keep you (and your smile!) safe. Mouth guards not only protect your braces and teeth, but your lips and…

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Soft Foods Recipe: Spaghetti with Meat Sauce

We’re back with more recipes to eat when your braces are new or recently tightened. We know eating hard foods is both difficult to do when your mouth is in pain, and also can be damaging to your braces. Try this recipe for spaghetti with meat sauce and hidden vegetable for a healthy meal that’s…

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Dental Hygiene Tips

You brush, you floss, you’re good to go. Simple as that, right? Nope – dental hygiene is a very important part of your daily life that must be taken seriously. Make sure you read these tips to keep your smile healthy! Good Oral Hygiene Takes Time A white smile doesn’t happen overnight. Several small positive…

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Gap Teeth are Alright!

Some patients seek orthodontia treatment specifically to get rid of a gap in between their two front teeth. While sometimes this can be a sign of a larger dental issue, if it’s purely cosmetic, maybe take a moment to embrace it! Many top models and other celebrities have chosen to keep their gap teeth, so…

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How to Buy The Right Toothpaste

When choosing which toothpaste to buy, the most important thing you must look for is that it has the American Dental Association seal (ADA). The reason we recommend this is because that while the FDA does require manufacturers to meet certain guidelines, they do not test all of these products for compliance. The American Dental Association, however,…

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