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How to Prevent Gum Disease

Posted on January 11, 2023

Whether you are talking with your child’s pediatric dentist or your own, dental care professionals are always after you to properly brush and floss your teeth. This is because this simple practice can prevent you from experiencing tooth decay and can help you avoid unnecessary surgeries. Regardless, gum disease can be severe if you do… Read more »


What to Expect at Your First Visit to the Orthodontist

Posted on January 9, 2023

Taking care of your dental health is as important as your physical health. According to WebMD, you should see your dentist every six months. Based on these visits your dentist may recommend that you see an orthodontist to correct an overbite, underbite, crossbite, or other dental problem. You may be nervous or curious about seeing… Read more »


6 Ways to Reduce Soreness From Braces

Posted on January 6, 2023

Going to your local orthodontist for braces is the first step to a new smile and more confidence. Before you can enjoy your new look, you may have to deal with slight discomfort. When you get your braces on, you may feel general soreness in your mouth, and your teeth may be tender to biting… Read more »


How Do Invisalign Braces Work?

Posted on September 29, 2022

Invisalign is increasingly becoming a popular alternative to traditional metal braces. Still, you want to know as much as possible about this treatment to make an informed decision. Here’s a more in-depth look at how Invisalign aligners work. Are Invisalign Aligners and How Do They Work? Invisalign is an invisible teeth-straightening treatment. This type of… Read more »


3 Reasons Why You Might Want a Custom Mouthguard

Posted on September 29, 2022

Mouthguards are essential protection if your child plays sports, whether they have braces or not. But if they do wear braces, a custom mouthguard is even more important. According to Sports Health, about 5 million teeth every year are chipped, cracked, or damaged during sporting events. In fact, sports account for 34% of all oral… Read more »


Tips and Tricks for Caring for Metal Braces

Posted on March 16, 2022

Braces don’t need much extra effort, but there are a few things to keep in mind to ensure that your braces stay in good shape and that you are comfortable. According to Humana, the average American spends around $5,000 on braces, assuming they don’t have dental insurance. Let’s examine tips and tricks for caring for… Read more »


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