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How to Handle Orthodontic Emergencies

It happens. You’re at school, work, or vacation, and you have a problem with your braces. If its a poking wire, loose bracket, or just something doesn’t feel right, don’t panic. There are a few ways you can temporarily solve the issue, then at your earliest convenience, come visit our office! Poking Wire: Sometimes a…

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Braces-Friendly Recipe: Cheesy Cauliflower Bake

Looking for a recipe packed with vegetables that’s soft enough for braces? This tasty Cheesy Cauliflower Bake is loaded with flavor and low on carbs, plus won’t hurt your teeth or braces. Cauliflower is packed with antioxidants and Vitamin C, both of which are important to dental health. Vitamin C helps form and maintain bones…

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Vitamins To Improve Your Dental Health

As important it is to brush your teeth properly and floss regularly, sometimes you teeth need help from the outside in. Including the right vitamins in your diet, and taking a supplement as needed. Calcium is essential for strong teeth as well as bones. Calcium can be found in milk, fortified orange juice, yogurt, broccoli,…

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Braces-Friendly Recipe: Cheesy Zucchini Rice

Cheesy Zucchini Rice Looking for a tasty and healthy item to add to the menu that anyone with braces can eat? Try this delicious cheesy zucchini rice recipe, packed with healthy vegetables and comforting cheese. Vegetables are also very important for oral health, so sneaking them in when possible is very beneficial. Add some soft…

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Happy Holidays from SmileOn!

We hope you’re all having a wonderful season. We at SmileOn are so grateful to have such wonderful patients. Thank you for choosing us as your orthodontist and smile improvement specialists! It’s an honor to help you and your families on your path to confidence and healthy teeth.

Orthodontist vs General Dentist doing Orthodontics!!!

Dr Shameela Suliman Specialist Orthodontist, Windhoek,Namibia Today I shall discuss a common dilemma patients face when they are offered orthodontic treatment by their family general dentist instead of being referred to a Specialist orthodontist for their poorly aligned teeth Why choose an Orthodontist? The average non-specialist dentist simply doesn’t “know what they don’t know” about…

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Foods You CAN Eat With Braces!

Sometimes, you get so caught up in what you can’t eat with braces, that you forget about all the delicious food you can enjoy! Try not to think of it as a negative thing, and dwell on the foods you can’t eat, and think about all the great meals you can make with foods you…

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Caring For Your Smile After Invisalign

You have done a lot of work to get the perfect smile. You wore your Invisalign aligner trays and cared for your teeth, and now your treatment is done. You still need to keep up your oral care routine, so keep these things in mind. Retainers Many patients do require a retainer after Invisalign treatment.…

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Reasons Not To Hate Going to The Orthodontist

Do you hate going to the orthodontist? You shouldn’t! Lots of people dread visiting the dentist and orthodontist, but in reality its not to bad. 1. Orthodontists Want to Help You, not Torture You: Orthodontists are not poking at your mouth to cause pain, but most go into the field because they like to help…

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Halloween Braces

October is here, which means Halloween is right around the corner! You might not be thinking about it yet, but your next orthodontics visit is the perfect time to get rubber bands that match the season! Celebrate Halloween with black and orange rubber bands on your braces. Your spooky smile will make people say “Boo!”…

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