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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…

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Girl with braces and painful expression holding her cheek from tooth pain.

The Shocking Truth: Why Biting Aluminum Foil Hurts Your Teeth

Have you ever accidentally chewed on aluminum foil, only to experience an immediate, sharp pain in your mouth? You’re not alone! It’s an unusual question, but one that we hear often: “why does biting aluminum foil hurt so bad?” The pain you felt is from called galvanic shock, and as you may already know, the…

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Woman putting orthodontic clear braces on her teeth

Learn the Pros and Cons of Alternative Types of Braces

Finding out that you need braces likely isn’t at the top of anyone’s wish list. Despite the health and cosmetic benefits of braces, they tend to get a bad reputation. When you think about braces, you probably think of the classic metal design. But did you know there are several types of braces available to…

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5 FAQs About Adult Braces

Can you ever be too old for braces? In a word, no. More and more adults are getting the smile they’ve always wanted by adding braces to their dental treatment. In fact, the American Association of Orthodontists released data noting that 20% of orthodontic patients are over the age of 21. But are there differences…

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