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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…

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Caring for Your Teeth After Braces Removal

You have been waiting months, even years, for this and it’s finally here! It’s time for your braces to be removed! You may be thinking of the freedom this means for you: no more passing on the popcorn at the movies, no more dental floss gymnastics trying to get to your teeth and gums around…

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You Can’t Have a Clean Mouth Without a Clean Tongue

Do you brush and floss every day? Even if you think you have a flawless dental care routine, you may be missing an important step: cleaning your tongue. Bacteria in your mouth doesn’t only affect your teeth and gums. The same bacteria can be found on your tongue – top and bottom. To have a…

Teen girl at orthodontist getting braces.

3 Speech Problems that Orthodontic Treatment Can Help

If your child has a speech problem, you may want to make an appointment with an orthodontist along with a speech therapist. Orthodontics is a specialty within dentistry that focuses on correcting misalignments of the teeth and jaw and is proven to be an effective speech problem treatment.  A number of speech problems are caused…