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Do Braces Cause White Spots on Your Teeth?

Getting braces is very common and safe, but patients still have questions. One of the most common questions we get is, “do braces cause white spots on your teeth?” Separating the Myth from the Facts Unsightly white spots on your …
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Why Yogurt is Good for the Gums

If you love yogurt, you probably enjoy it for the taste and perhaps for the fact that it can help with digestion. Many yogurts contain probiotics that are really good for helping regulate the body’s digestive system, but did you …
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How to Know if You’re a Candidate for Invisalign

If you need braces, you may be afraid that you’re going to get stuck with some ugly, uncomfortable metal in your mouth. Fortunately, many people have the option of using Invisalign. This new technique makes use of a series of …
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The History of Braces

Did you know that the first braces were found on bodies thousands of years old? It’s true! Archeologists have found very crude braces on mummies unearthed in Egypt and have found evidence that the ancient Greeks were practicing orthodontics as …
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Should I Get My Wisdom Teeth Removed Before Orthodontic Care?

The most common type of orthodontic care that most people will get is braces. While some adults do get braces in their later years, most people get them as children or teenagers. These braces help realign their teeth and give …
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Interesting Uses for Toothpaste (Besides for your Teeth)

Did you know that you can use toothpaste for more than just keeping your teeth clean? Toothpaste is actually a versatile little product that has a number of different uses. You may be surprised at some of these interesting uses …
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Whitening Strips: The Pros and Cons

Have you ever wanted to have whiter teeth? If you’re like just about everyone else out there, the answer is a resounding yes! But there are a number of different whitening treatments available, and some of them may seem to …
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Back to School: How to Get your Kids to Brush

Are you tired of trying to get your kids to brush regularly? It can be hard to convince children that brushing is an important part of their daily hygiene routine. This is especially true once school gets going again because …
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The Differences Between Underbites, Overbites and Crossbites

A lot of people have heard of an overbite, but not as many have heard of an underbite, and even fewer still know what a crossbite is. All three of these tooth alignment issues fall under the category of malocclusion. …
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The Worst Candy and Foods to Eat During Orthodontic Treatment

Correcting your teeth via Prior Lake or Lakeville Orthodontics treatments requires a binding agreement between you and your braces: your braces will agree to straighten your teeth in a timely manner, and you must agree to treat them with care. …
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