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Here Are 6 Essential Vitamins for Patients with Braces

May 18, 2022

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Assortment of healthy foods

The start of braces means the start of new habits. Brushing after each meal and visiting your orthodontist every six weeks or so are a few obvious ones that come to mind. But there is one best practice that patients often forget: prioritizing a vitamin-rich diet. Not only will this keep your immune system strong, but it will also keep your teeth healthy and capable of undergoing orthodontic treatment. With this in mind, read on to learn about six essential vitamins for patients with braces.

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5 Myths About Braces That Simply Aren’t True

April 20, 2022

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Orthodontist holding up model of teeth with braces

Have you heard that braces attract the attention of fish? Or that the brackets and wires increase your chances of being struck by lightning? These are two of many common myths about metal braces. In reality, this traditional orthodontic treatment is one of the most versatile and reliable! If you’re considering getting them for yourself, then keep reading to learn the truths behind some of the most popular myths.

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5 Braces-Friendly School Lunch Ideas for Kids

April 18, 2022

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Group of kids eating lunch together at school

As a parent, finding school lunch ideas that are nutritious and delicious is hard enough. Now add “braces-friendly” into the mix, and you may find yourself utterly overwhelmed. Luckily, there are several options that meet all of those requirements and take little-to-no time to put together. To learn what they are, read on!

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So, Can You Play Musical Instruments With Braces?

March 31, 2022

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Closeup of child playing saxophone

Does your child have overlapping or spaced-out teeth? Unfortunately, orthodontic issues like these can lead to several consequences, from difficulty smiling confidently to trouble chewing properly. Luckily, traditional braces can effectively address misaligned teeth and uneven bites simultaneously – sometimes in as little as 12 months too! But does your child have to stop playing musical instruments if they start orthodontic treatment? Keep reading for the answer.

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Need to Get Back on Track with Invisalign? Here Are 5 Tips

March 23, 2022

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Orthodontist placing Invisalign trays on patient's teeth

At the start of your Invisalign treatment, your orthodontist will provide you with a timeline estimate and share the number of trays you’ll work through in the coming months. However, those two factors aren’t set in stone. In fact, there are several circumstances that can derail your original treatment plan, requiring more time and money than you originally anticipated. Don’t worry – there are a few best practices you can implement to get you back on track!

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Did You Know These 6 Celebrities Had Invisalign?

February 28, 2022

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Paparazzi taking photos of celebrity on red carpet

Celebrities live in lavish mansions, go on luxurious vacations, and get dressed by the hottest stylists, but at the end of the day, they aren’t too different from you. They go to the grocery store, pick their kids up from school, and, you guessed it, straighten their teeth with Invisalign. Keep reading to learn six celebrities who have clear aligners to thank for their picture-perfect smiles (including the one who referred to Invisalign as Netflix for your teeth!).

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Here Are 4 Signs That It’s Time to Replace Your Retainer

February 25, 2022

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Patient placing blue dental retainer in storage case

Once your braces are off, one small, but effective, tool will keep your teeth in their perfectly aligned positions: your retainer. Essentially, this orthodontic appliance is custom-made to keep your teeth in place as they “set” and help prevent orthodontic relapse down the line. Since wearing yours is a lifelong best practice, you naturally made need a replacement or two throughout the years. With this in mind, here are a few important signs to look out for!

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3 Factors That Affect the Cost of Orthodontic Treatment

January 19, 2022

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Orthodontist showing patient X-ray of their teeth

Do you want to leave crooked, gapped, and otherwise misaligned teeth in the past? Then it’s time to talk to your orthodontist about braces! After all, this tried-and-true teeth-straightening solution has helped millions of patients throughout the years completely transform their smiles. Naturally, many patients are curious about the price. While there isn’t a flat fee, there are several factors that play a role in the cost of orthodontic treatment across the board. To learn what they are, read on!

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4 Professions Where Invisalign Can Be Beneficial

January 8, 2022

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Closeup of business professional smiling

With discreet, effective, and removable trays, it’s not hard to see how professionals in virtually every career could benefit from Invisalign. With that said, there are certain fields where investing in clear braces is especially advantageous, like if your smile is front and center. Want to learn more? Keep reading to learn four careers Invisalign benefits!

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How to Manage & Prevent Oral Sores with Braces

December 16, 2021

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Closeup of teen girl struggling with mouth sore at appointment

If you’ve had a mouth sore before, then you know how unpleasant they can be. In fact, who knew such a minor wound could make chewing, speaking, and even smiling so difficult? Luckily, there are several tips and tricks you can use to prevent mouth sores with braces. Read on to learn a few!

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