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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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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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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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