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Orthodontic Braces Kit for Traveling: Essentials for Your Summer Trips

Summer is a popular season to travel. If you’re planning to hit the road, you won’t be able to bring everything with you. But no matter where you go, you can’t forget to keep up with your dental care. This is doubly true if you’re currently wearing braces! But what should you pack in your…

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How to Treat and Prevent Mouth Sores from Braces

Braces are amazing for correcting a variety of oral health problems – not to mention preventing future ones! It can be challenging to focus on the long-term health benefits of braces when you’re dealing with some of the immediate inconveniences they can bring. One concern that some patients ask about is regarding mouth sores from…

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Food for Kids with Braces: The Holiday Naughty and Nice List

The holiday season is here again, and so are those wonderful holiday treats! But holiday food for kids with braces can be tricky and when you wear braces, many of the seasonal favorites are on the “naughty” list – off limits – until your braces come off and you’re ready to reveal that beautiful smile. When deciding which holiday foods…

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Protecting Braces While Playing Sports

There’s a myth floating around that you can’t play sports while wearing braces, which makes getting braces especially nerve-wrecking for athletes. We’re here to debunk that myth. When you are properly protecting braces, you won’t have any problems playing sports during treatment! The Solution? An Orthodontic Mouthguard If you play sports, you should get a special…

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