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Why Do Braces Appear Dirty?

Braces offer new places for food to stick to or become lodged. But that doesn’t mean you can’t keep them as clean as possible…

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Do Water Flossers Work as Well as Regular Flossing?

As a mom, I know that getting your kids to floss daily can be a struggle – especially when they are wearing braces…

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Invisalign & Teens

When a teen is a good candidate, there are many benefits to Invisalign Teen…

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Does My Child Need a Permanent Retainer After Braces Come Off?

Whether you have a permanent or removable retainer, the most important thing is to wear and care for your retainer…

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Will Braces Damage My Teeth or Gums?

Usually, there are no lasting damages. However, it likely will depend on you and your child…

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Are Braces Always Metal?

Orthodontics has come a long way, and you have several options…

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How Do I Know if Something is Wrong with My Child’s Bite?

It’s not always easy to tell when your child has an orthodontic problem. Even teeth that look straight may be hiding a problem bite…

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With Braces, How Often Do You See an Orthodontist?

It depends on the type of treatment; but in general, you’re looking at an office visit every…

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Should I Wait To See An Orthodontist Until All The Baby Teeth Are Gone?

Even though most orthodontic treatment begins between age 9 and 14, the American Association of Orthodontists recommends…

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The Perils of Do-It-Yourself Orthodontics

With the advent of the internet, we have more access to information than ever before…

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