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Mouthguards are Essential for Sports

Mouthguards are Essential for Sports

Studies have consistently shown that wearing mouthguards during sports is extremely important. I think anyone can agree that a ball hitting you in the face is never fun, especially when it also involves damaging your teeth. I think anyone can agree that a ball hitting...

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Early Orthodontic Treatment for Children

Early Orthodontic Treatment for Children

What is Early Orthodontic Treatment? We sometimes refer to early orthodontic treatment as Phase One treatment. Early orthodontic treatment is when we start treatment earlier than traditional treatment. (Yes, we win the Captain Obvious award for that one)! Usually,...

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Oral Hygiene

Oral Hygiene

Can You Pass the Quiz? We learn from an early age to brush our teeth before we go to bed. However, we may not have understood at a young age why this was important. Besides, there is so much more to oral hygiene than just brushing your teeth before you go to bed. The...

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Summer – A Perfect Time for Braces

Summer – A Perfect Time for Braces

There are quite a few reasons that summer is the perfect time to start orthodontic treatment for your child. Why Summer? Okay, so what are the good reasons that summer is the perfect time to start? Schedule – Typically, there is more free time (at least for your kids)...

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PROTECTING YOUR SMILE WITH MOUTHGUARDS

PROTECTING YOUR SMILE WITH MOUTHGUARDS

If you participate in sports or other physical activities, it’s wise to consider getting a mouthguard. Also known as mouth protectors, mouthguards are a device worn over the teeth to lessen the impact of a blow to the face. This reduces the chance that you might lose...

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AWESOME ARCHWIRES

AWESOME ARCHWIRES

When we think braces, we can’t help but think of the brackets on each tooth and the colorful ligature bands that surround them. But actually, the whole point of those brackets and bands is to hold the archwire in place as it gradually moves your teeth to create a...

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BRACES AND BAND? PLAY ON!

BRACES AND BAND? PLAY ON!

You’re in the band and you’re getting braces. Now what? If you are a member of the string or percussion sections, you can go back to rehearsal. You’re good to go. When your talents have seated you in the reed or brass sections, though, a little adjustment might be...

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