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How to Handle an Orthodontic Emergency or Unexpected Problems

A true orthodontic emergency is uncommon. Most issues with your treatment that occur outside of your orthodontist’s office hours can be dealt with the following day. However, there are a few orthodontic emergencies that occasionally happen – and it’s important to know what to do! If you’re worried about an issue with your braces, read…

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Get Braces Pain Relief with These Tips!

If you’re undergoing orthodontic treatment, you likely have experienced some minor irritation or pain with your braces. Despite their many benefits, it can be uncomfortable while you’re acclimating to your new braces. While the discomfort will lessen over time as you grow accustomed to your braces, there are some popular techniques for short-term braces pain…

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Drinking with a Straw to Protect Your Teeth & Braces

Keeping your teeth healthy and white takes a lot of work. From daily brushing and flossing to avoiding foods that can negatively impact your dental health, you take a lot of steps to earn your healthy smile. Especially if you have braces, it’s important to take good care of your mouth to prevent decay and…

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