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FAQs About Wisdom Teeth & Braces for Orthodontic Treatment

The big day for those wearing braces is typically the day they have them removed and can see their new, perfect smile! That’s why anything that may set you back can be a major concern. If you started worrying about the potential risks of wisdom teeth and braces, don’t worry! Learn the facts about how…

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Is Your Child Still Getting Used to Braces? Follow These Tips to Help!

“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…

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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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Tips for New Braces to Help You Achieve Your Perfect Smile!

New braces can be an exciting and stressful time for any child or adult. A future of a more beautiful smile and better oral health can be hard to think about as you get adjusted to this new experience. Read on to learn tips for new braces and how to avoid common issues or concerns….

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