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Find Braces Safe Candy for Your Children This Halloween!

Life with braces is easy when you know the tricks! But when it comes to treats… it’s important to be careful! October means Halloween, and traditionally is a month where children are expecting to enjoy a lot of candy and special treats. Finding braces safe candy can be a challenge, so we want to make…

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Eating Sugar with Braces: Why It’s Best to Avoid Sugary Foods

Orthodontic treatment is a great way to get your teeth (and mouth) looking the best they can! But during treatment, it’s important to take care of your teeth just as you would normally, to avoid everything from cavities to cosmetic issues. Eating sugar with braces isn’t forbidden, but it’s something you should do in moderation….

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Why You Shouldn’t Miss Your Regular Braces Check Up During Treatment

Everyone knows the importance of check ups throughout the year with your dentist. But the same goes for orthodontic visits during orthodontic treatment! A braces check up is part of the on-going process of correcting the position of your teeth. Skipping one could cause major problems.  What Happens at a Braces Check Up?  There are several reasons that you need to visit…

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Taking Care of Braces During Your Orthodontic Treatment

Orthodontic treatment is a longer process than most typical dental procedures. It can last months or years. When you have new braces, you’ll have to make adjustments to take proper care of them to help ensure your treatment doesn’t have any delays or problems. Taking care of braces isn’t too difficult – as long as…

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