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The end result of your treatment is a beautiful smile and straight teeth. To get to this end goal, your teeth need to be adjusted and moved. This process can cause some discomfort and soreness. Usually, this discomfort will subside after the first week, but what do you do during this initial stage of discomfort? Here are some tips on how to deal with this discomfort. Eat Soft Foods The best advice – eat soft
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May 16, 2018

Summer – The Best Season for Braces

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The long sunny days can only mean one thing – summer is finally here.  Not only is summer synonymous with outdoor adventures and activities it is also an easy season to get your child in for orthodontic appointments and, if necessary, braces. School’s Out The end of school means more free time and fewer scheduled appointments, academics, and sporting events.  A less rigorous schedule allows for flexibility to accommodate the longer appointment that is needed
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March 12, 2018

How to Prevent Gum Disease While in Braces

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Healthy woman teeth and a dentist mouth mirror Healthy woman teeth and a dentist mouth mirror Braces can make it more difficult to maintain ideal oral hygiene, which in turn can lead to gum disease and cavities. Here are some tips on how to prevent gum disease during your orthodontic treatment. Proper Dental Hygiene There is no magic bullet when it comes to preventing gum disease. Instead, I tell my patients that the best way
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That special day is upon us once again – Valentine’s Day. Regardless of whether you have a significant other or not, you can still celebrate this special day – especially if you have braces. I would like to offer you these tips to show your braces some love this Valentine’s Day. Look at the Total Picture It is important to keep in mind that your braces are only going to be on for a limited
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As you begin thinking about New Year’s resolutions why not add orthodontic appliance care to your list? Regardless of your New Year’s resolutions, appliance care is an important part of your overall dental care. We would like to offer you the following tips on how you can incorporate better braces care into your New Year schedule. Brushing Technique Proper brushing technique is instrumental for brace hygiene. Keeping your teeth and braces clean and free from
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