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Need Help Getting Used to Braces? Follow These Tips for You or Your Child!

“My teeth hurt!” You may have heard this phrase recently, or something similar. No parent likes to see their child hurting, but with new braces there is bound to be some discomfort for a while. Additionally, sore cheeks, lips and even tongue can occur while your child is getting used to braces. There is also…

A person trying to clean clear aligners to ensure they're safe to use

How to Clean Clear Aligners – A Comprehensive Guide to Proper Maintenance

Clear aligners have revolutionized orthodontic treatment, offering a comfortable and nearly invisible alternative to traditional braces. But as with any dental appliance, it’s critical to maintain clean aligners for optimal dental health. This guide is designed for anyone who is using or considering using clear aligners and aims to answer a straightforward but essential question:…

A person in need of tips for new braces due to their new traditional metal braces

Tips for New Braces Wearers: Navigating the Journey to a Beautiful Smile

Embarking on the journey to a straighter, stunning smile with braces is exciting, yet comes with its own set of challenges. From adjusting to eating, speaking, and maintaining proper oral hygiene, there’s a lot for new braces wearers to navigate. Moreover, the importance of proper care and maintenance of braces cannot be overstated, as these…

A laughing woman showing off her teeth after braces

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…