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The Benefits of Braces

Braces are great!  No, we’re being completely serious.  Modern day braces give you straight teeth and the confidence of a great smile.  Who doesn’t want that? Of course, that’s not the only benefit to having braces.  Braces help with a number …
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Teaching Your Child Oral Hygiene and Proper Teeth Care

“Train up a child in the way they should go, and when they are old, they will not depart from it.” If you instill positive habits into your child now, they’ll stick with them as they grow up. Though the …
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How Does Invisalign Work? Will it Work for Me?

Everyone wants straight teeth, but some may not want braces visible.  For those teens and adults, Invisalign may be a great option.  Much like braces, Invisalign straightens teeth, but with clear removable aligners. When Invisalign was introduced in the late …
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Orthodontic Friendly Snack Ideas

One of the primary things that is covered during an orthodontic consultations in Minneapolis is what you are allowed to eat after you get your new braces. Although having braces requires a bit of a dietary change, it doesn’t at …
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Is it Possible to Over Brush?

Can you brush your teeth too much? This is a question we’ve been asked at our Lakeville and Prior Lake Orthodontics offices. And the answer is yes. When we were children, our parents usually had to chase us down to …
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Orthodontist vs. Dentist: What’s the Difference?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were about 151,500 dentists in the United States, but only 8,300 of them had a specialty in orthodontics. The difference between an orthodontist and a dentist comes down to a matter of …
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Tips and Tricks for Flossing with a Bonded Retainer

After orthodontic treatment at your Lakeville and Prior Lakeville Orthodontist you will receive retainers to hold your new smile. There are several retainers to choose from and one of them is a bonded retainer that is glued to the teeth. …
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What You Should Know About Damon Braces

When looking for Lakeville and Prior Lake braces, there are a lot of different options to choose from. One of the leading brands is Damon braces, which a lot of people aren’t familiar with. That’s why we have created a …
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How Early Should My Child Start Seeing an Orthodontist?

Is it time for your child to have his or her first visit to a Twin Cities ortho? Many parents ask us how early their child should start seeing an orthodontist, and the answer really depends upon how developed the …
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How to Care for Your Smile While Wearing Invisalign

If you have already started Invisalign with a Lakeville or Prior Lake orthodontist, you’ve probably noticed that caring for your teeth is a bit different than it was prior to treatment. You can’t exactly brush and floss your teeth while …
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