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Breathe Easy: Learn Orthodontic Causes & Treatments for Mouth Breathing

Breathing through your nose comes naturally – but to some, it’s nearly impossible! When your nasal airways are obstructed, your body’s response is to find oxygen through mouth breathing. Your mouth can pull in a large volume of oxygen at a time, which is why we mouth breathe during strenuous physical activity. However, chronic mouth…

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Common Orthodontic Problems & How Orthodontic Treatment Can Help

It’s hard to appreciate how braces can help you if you don’t understand what’s wrong with your teeth! There are several common orthodontic problems that impact millions every year – even if your dentist explained them, you may not have fully understood what they meant. If you’re wondering what the most common types of orthodontic…

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How to Handle an Orthodontic Emergency or Unexpected Problems

A true orthodontic emergency is uncommon. Most issues with your treatment that occur outside of your orthodontist’s office hours can be dealt with the following day. However, there are a few orthodontic emergencies that occasionally happen – and it’s important to know what to do! If you’re worried about an issue with your braces, read…

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FAQs About Wisdom Teeth & Braces for Orthodontic Treatment

The big day for those wearing braces is typically the day they have them removed and can see their new, perfect smile! That’s why anything that may set you back can be a major concern. If you started worrying about the potential risks of wisdom teeth and braces, don’t worry! Learn the facts about how…