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Braces And Playing Sports

Are you wondering how braces will affect your recreational soccer season? Are you reluctant to sign up your child for football or hockey because of their orthodontic equipment? You don’t have to worry – everyone can still play sports with braces! However, it’s still important to take special precautions to protect your braces and mouth.

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Invisalign Vs Braces: Pros & Cons

You want to straighten your smile but can’t decide which way to go: do you choose Invisalign or conventional braces? You have so many more options these days, and it can be a difficult decision! But with personal research and asking your orthodontist questions, you can make an informed decision. 

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Tooth Brushing For Braces

You care about your teeth and want a healthy, straight smile. Your braces will take you in the right direction – now you have to clean them! Proper cleaning is essential to the health of your teeth while you have orthodontic work, but brushing with brackets, wires, and other pieces can be difficult. How do

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How Do I Know If I Need Braces?

Do you think you might need braces? It’s very possible you don’t notice you need them until you’re grown up and taking care of your own dental appointments. When some conditions aren’t treated at a young age, they become issues for adults. It doesn’t matter how old you are, though – braces can correct your

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What Are Invisible Braces?

Invisible braces come in more options than just the always-popular Invisalign. Today, brace systems of all kinds have become much more discreet, letting people of all ages and all orthodontic issues get a system with which they can feel confident. Of course, you always have the option for Invisalign, too! Here are the two “invisible”

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Five Reasons Why You Might Need Braces

Many people think of braces as a treatment for those with crooked teeth, but that’s definitely not the only reason we’re in this line of business! All kinds of teeth and jaw alignment problems are best corrected with orthodontic work, and some of the most common reasons for braces go untreated well into adulthood. No

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What Is a Water Flosser Device?

Water flosser devices (also called oral irrigators) use a pressurized jet of water to remove food and plaque from between your teeth. They are great tools for people who have trouble performing traditional thread flossing between their teeth – including patients with braces!  

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Can Dental Braces Cause Headaches?

When an orthodontist first applies braces to a patient, it is common to experience a little discomfort. One of the natural side effects can be headaches, but it’s not a cause for serious concern. Here’s what causes headaches and what you can do to relieve them.  

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Can Dental Braces Be Removed Temporarily?

Braces are by far the most effective way to straighten teeth. However, getting impatient with the process is understandable, especially if the braces look like they’ll stay on for big moments. Patients might be eager to remove them early, and many patients ask if they can have their brackets removed temporarily. We strongly advise against having

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