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Retained Baby Teeth as an Adult

Children’s mouths can change a lot over a small time frame. Old teeth fall out. New teeth grow in. Alignment shifts. Their body grows. While we start seeing children in our office as young as 7, treatment age varies greatly. …
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Going to the Dentist When You Have Braces

We’ve talked in great length about the benefits of braces and Invisalign. They can improve alignment, reduce teeth grinding, help with bad breath, and leave you smiling more. As great as they are, they don’t solve all of your mouth’s …
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Dealing with Dry Mouth

Dry mouth is something that can happen to everyone, whether you have braces or not. Most of the time, it simply means you need to drink a little more water. However, if you’re experiencing unexplainable dry mouth frequently, it could …
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Braces Success Stories: What It’s Like to Have Braces as a 41-Year-Old Male

Braces carry a lot of stereotypes and assumptions. As orthodontists, we encounter them all the time. People say things like: Braces are only for kids. Grown men definitely don’t wear braces. Braces are too expensive. Braces are very uncomfortable/painful. All …
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Flossing with Braces

When it comes to proper teeth care, flossing often gets skipped over. It’s not the most pleasant process, and done incorrectly, you may end up with bleeding gums. You may assume that brushing and using mouthwash are enough to keep …
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Teeth Irritation and Braces

Irritation in your teeth or mouth is something everyone will deal with at some point. Whether it’s a severe issue like a cavity or you have a simple canker sore, it’s not something anyone wants to experience. Mouth pains can …
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What Braces Do for You (Besides Straighten Your Teeth)

If you get braces, your teeth will become more aligned. Everyone knows that. While aligned teeth are a beautiful thing in themselves, you may wonder is that all braces do? The truth is, there’s more to braces than you might …
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Are Electric Toothbrushes Better?

There’s a lot of toothbrushes on the market. Maybe too many toothbrushes. Where do you even start when buying a new one? Some go straight for a pretty color or the newest model they saw in a recent commercial. But …
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Just About Everything You Need to Know Regarding Teeth Whitening

Everyone wants white teeth. While proper dental care is the best and most important way to go about doing so, sometimes you need an extra boost. Teeth whitening is a popular practice that has been around for a long time. …
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Tips and Tricks for Smiling

For some, smiling comes easy. They can flash that picture-perfect smile on command at any moment. For others, it can be a struggle. What you thought was a nice-looking smile turns out to be more of a snarl.  And in this social media “selfie” world, …
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