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Straight Talk: Which Retainer is Best for You After Braces?

Getting your braces off is a moment you’ll look forward to, no doubt about it! But it’s not the end of your orthodontic treatment – you’ll need to wear a retainer for a while to keep your teeth aligned. There are several types of retainers on the market today, so which is the best retainer…

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Teeth Grinding & Stress Can Damage Teeth, but Braces Can Help!

Sometimes, you just can’t get away from stress. And if you’re able to manage it during the day, it can rear its ugly head at night. Having trouble sleeping, or experiencing unpleasant dreams when you finally do get to sleep, are two common ways stress manifests itself at night. But another sleep-related symptom of stress…

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5 FAQs About Adult Braces

Can you ever be too old for braces? In a word, no. More and more adults are getting the smile they’ve always wanted by adding braces to their dental treatment. In fact, the American Association of Orthodontists released data noting that 20% of orthodontic patients are over the age of 21. But are there differences…

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Top 5 Apps for Braces

There seems to be an app for almost everything these days, including orthodontics. Whether you’re looking for information about your braces, want to get reminders about wearing your bands, or you just want to have some fun seeing how you (and your friends) would look with braces, you can find an app for that! There…