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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…

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A girl with braces holds her toothbrush and smiles. Brushing with braces takes practice but it pays off with a winning smile.

Tips for Dental Care and Brushing with Braces to Finish Your Treatment with a Winning Smile

When you get braces the journey to a winning smile will require time and patience. One of the most important parts of the process is good oral hygiene and brushing with braces is at the top of the list. Even if you’ve always been an avid tooth brusher, the process of brushing with braces will…

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An x-ray for braces being used for orthodontic exam

Are X-Rays for Braces Safe? FAQs About Orthodontic X-Rays

Being aware of your body’s health is important in all things. From your dental health to your whole-body health, every doctor you have wants you to be the healthiest and happiest version of yourself! However, many patients are hesitant when they hear they may need x-rays for braces or treatment, due to the fear of…

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What Should You Expect from Your Child’s First Orthodontist Appointment?

Everything in your child’s life has a long-lasting impact that can change who they grow up to be. The same is true for their dental health! In addition to regular dental visits, parents should consider the importance of an orthodontic exam for their child during their formative years. The benefits of your child’s first orthodontist…

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