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Primary Crooked Teeth Causes & The Best Treatment Options

Are you wearing braces to straighten your teeth? Have you wondered what caused your crooked teeth in the first place? It could be one of many reasons, actually! Not every cause can be prevented, either! Learn about the most common crooked teeth causes and what you can do to stop or treat them. Common Crooked…

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Should You Use an Oral Irrigator Like Waterpik or Floss to Clean Your Teeth?

Taking care of your teeth and braces is important. Even for those who brush twice a day, flossing can seem like a chore – but it’s too important to skip! You may have heard about oral irrigators like Waterpik and wondered which is better: Waterpik or floss? Before you throw out your floss, read on…

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Bad Dental Habits for Children that Impact Their Oral Health

Dental health habits are best formed early on. Proper dental care is critical to ensure safe and healthy growth of teeth and supporting bone in and around the mouth. However, many children have bad dental habits that either they or their parents should avoid. Learn about these damaging habits and the effects they can have…

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Why You Get Dry Mouth with Braces & How You Can Treat It

Xerostomia, more commonly known as dry mouth, is a frustrating condition that results from a lack of saliva in your mouth. While mild dry mouth symptoms are simply annoying, chronic dry mouth can become a source for dental health problems. Dry mouth with braces is particularly common – especially during the early stages of orthodontic…

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