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Category Archives: Braces

Can You Have Sugary Drinks With Braces or Invisalign?

Can You Have Sugary Drinks With Braces or Invisalign?

These days most people are aware that some products like soda, energy drinks, and sports drinks aren’t the best for your health. These drinks are loaded with sugar and can negatively affect your body in many ways if consumed too …
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Taking Care of Your Mouth on Vacation

Winter has officially arrived in Minnesota. With the excitement of the holidays behind us, now is about the time everyone starts looking forward to their spring break plans. As Minnesotans, we have to take any opportunity we can get to …
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The Gift of a Straighter Smile

Have you experienced the frustration of wanting to give a heartfelt gift, only to be totally stumped on what that gift is? Or maybe you thought you found the perfect gift for a loved one but the look on their …
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Choosing Invisalign or Braces as an Adult

Are you an adult that is self conscious of your smile or know someone that is?  When you don’t smile, people might think you don’t like them or that you’re in a bad mood.This can then affect how you’re treated. …
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Orthodontics for Kids

One of the most frequently asked questions about orthodontics is at what age do kids need to be seen by an orthodontist. The American Association of Orthodontics recommends that a child see the orthodontist by the age of 7. Cosmopolitan …
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How to Care For Your Teeth With Braces

If you have braces you have already made the exciting step to visit an orthodontist and are on your way to a straighter smile! In order to really get the most out of your braces and other orthodontic treatments, it’s …
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How to Overcome Your Fear of the Orthodontist (and Braces)

It doesn’t matter if you’re a kid or an adult, going to the orthodontist probably isn’t something you’re looking forward to doing. You don’t know what they’re going to say. You worry they’ll invade your personal space. You’re unsure of …
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TMJ, TMD, and Braces

Are you experiencing unexplained pain and tenderness around your jaw? Does it get worse when you open and close your mouth? You might be having problems with your TMJ. TMJ stands for temporomandibular joint (we know, it’s a mouthful). These …
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Sleep Apnea and Braces

Braces do more than simply straighten teeth. They improve quality of life by correcting your bite, increasing your confidence, reducing teeth wear, and eliminating conditions such as bad breath (halitosis) and teeth grinding (bruxism). The truth is, the alignment of …
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Why Everyone Should Visit an Orthodontist

It’s common knowledge that everyone should see the dentist regularly. That doesn’t mean everyone does. But everyone knows. From childhood all the way to adulthood, dental visits are important to keep your mouth healthy and your teeth free of cavities. …
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