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Young man smiling after having his braces removed

6 Tips to Improve Your Dental Care After Braces

Few days are as exciting in a child or teen’s life than when their braces finally come off. The results of orthodontic treatment can be breathtaking – and well worth the effort to get there! But are there any steps you should take to maintain your oral health for dental care after braces come off?…

Braces safe candy for Halloween with bags and a decorative pumpkin

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…

Teen girl at orthodontist getting braces.

3 Speech Problems that Orthodontic Treatment Can Help

The process of developing speech is a complicated one. Children spend years, starting from just a few months old, on learning to develop the skills necessary to process and express words. One major milestone in the process is the eruption of their teeth. Teeth and speech problems go hand-in-hand when teeth erupt in a less…

Two young girls with one wearing braces

Is It Better to Get Braces Younger or Older?

When your child may need braces, it’s a big decision for parents to make. One of the factors that plays into the equation is timing – is it better to get braces younger or older? After all, people of all ages can get braces, so is there a rush? On the flip side, are there…