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Dental Hygiene with Braces: 5 Tips to Make Your Efforts More Effective

dental hygiene with braces

Dental hygiene is important all the time, but it becomes even more of a priority when you get braces. Good dental hygiene helps ensure your braces come off on schedule, and it helps your teeth look beautiful too! Orthodontic treatment shou ...

How Important Is Your Retainer?

retainer important

A retainer is the final step of your orthodontic treatment. You may have thought that once your braces were removed, you wouldn’t have to worry about the alignment of your teeth, but braces aren’t all you need for a straight smile. ...

Is Your Child a Candidate for Early Orthodontic Treatment?

Early orthodontic treatment

Early orthodontic treatment can help children have confidence in their smile. It guides the proper development of their jaw and reduces the time they’ll need to wear braces later. Parents often have plenty of questions, though. The Ame ...

6 Ways to Make Life Easier with Braces

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You’re about to have your braces put on? Congratulations! An investment in your smile is always worth it. Maybe you’re still considering braces, but you’re wondering how your life will change during treatment. What will you be able t ...

Can You Prevent TMJ with Orthodontic Care?

TMJ with Orthodontic Care

Orthodontics helps prevent TMJ from becoming a major dental health issue, and that means less pain and less worry for you. When you feel pain every time you open your mouth to speak, you know there’s a problem. Many patients come to ortho ...

When Choosing an Orthodontist, What’s the Most Important Factor?

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Choosing an orthodontist is one of the most important decisions you will make for your oral health. The powerful positive effects of effective orthodontic treatment can last a lifetime. When you take the time to carefully research and surve ...

Braces or Jaw Surgery: What’s the Best Solution?

braces or jaw surgery

A misaligned bite can be corrected by braces or jaw surgery. But the proper choice for you depends on a variety of factors such as your age, the severity of the issue and your orthodontist’s experienced opinion based on your health histor ...