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Summer Vacation is Here: How to Keep Oral Health a Priority while Traveling

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Summertime is a great opportunity to hit the road or hop an airplane and see something new. While travel is often a time to try new things and take a break from the regular routine, remember that you can’t take a break from oral health. Here are some tips to make it easier to keep... Continue reading Summer Vacation is Here: How to Keep Oral Health a Priority while Traveling [Read the full article]

Beyond Braces: Your Retainers’ Role in Achieving and Maintaining Your Smile

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So you’ve gone through orthodontic treatment, and the day has finally arrived…you’re getting your braces off! This is the best day of your entire treatment, because you get to see the results of your time in braces or aligners and enjoy your beautiful new smile. We want you to be able to be proud to... Continue reading Beyond Braces: Your Retainers’ Role in Achieving and Maintaining Your Smile [Read the full article]

At Home Remedies for Orthodontic-related Discomfort

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Orthodontic treatment is certainly more comfortable than it used to be, but you are likely to still experience a bit of discomfort throughout your time in braces, especially at the beginning. While there are a few instances where you should see your orthodontist ASAP (such as with a loose or broken bracket), there are plenty... Continue reading At Home Remedies for Orthodontic-related Discomfort [Read the full article]

Damon Braces vs Traditional Braces: The Movement Towards Natural Force To Move Teeth

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As technology advances and the orthodontic industry evolves, the way we move teeth is becoming increasingly efficient and effective. We’ve discussed the basics of Damon braces in a previous blog post, but we would like to dive in further and talk about the true “Damon difference.” A self-ligating system Damon braces are a type of... Continue reading Damon Braces vs Traditional Braces: The Movement Towards Natural Force To Move Teeth [Read the full article]

Is Your Teen Fighting You on Getting Braces? Invisalign Teen May be the Answer

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Teenage years can be tough. Between school, sports, and social events, who has time for braces? On top of that, many teenagers don’t want braces. We’ve heard it all before, and if your teen wants a better smile but is not too fond of the idea of braces, we have an alternative for you: Invisalign... Continue reading Is Your Teen Fighting You on Getting Braces? Invisalign Teen May be the Answer [Read the full article]

Don’t Be Fooled: The Truth Behind These Orthodontic Myths

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Orthodontics can be a big topic of conversation for parents and kids alike. There is a lot of information out there, and often we find that patients have been misinformed by others or even the internet. In our book, Beyond Braces, we discuss 13 myths that we commonly hear from our patients. In this blog... Continue reading Don’t Be Fooled: The Truth Behind These Orthodontic Myths [Read the full article]

Damon Braces: What to Know About This Technology

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Clunky, painful braces—the ones that come to mind when you hear “metal mouth”—are a thing of the past. There are many different options on the market now for orthodontic treatment, including updated versions of traditional braces, ceramic braces, and clear aligners. One of the most advanced, efficient options to-date is the Damon Bracket System. What... Continue reading Damon Braces: What to Know About This Technology [Read the full article]

Ortho 9-1-1: What To Do in an Orthodontic Emergency

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Just like any emergency, while we hope it doesn’t happen, we want to be prepared just in case it does. The same goes for an orthodontic emergency! Sometimes things happen unexpectedly—a wire or bracket breaks, there’s unusual pain, or a retainer gets lost. The key is to not panic, and take the following steps and... Continue reading Ortho 9-1-1: What To Do in an Orthodontic Emergency [Read the full article]

It’s Your Time: How to Know When to Take the Leap and Get Adult Braces

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There are many reasons that we have adults come in to get braces. It’s actually much more common than you may think. According to the American Association of Orthodontics, over 27 percent of orthodontic patients in the US and Canada are adults. We are treating more and more adults at our office, too. Whether you... Continue reading It’s Your Time: How to Know When to Take the Leap and Get Adult Braces [Read the full article]

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