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Are Braces Painful? The Truth About Wearing Braces

Are Braces Painful? The Truth About Wearing Braces

If we asked you to name five dental procedures, chances are that you would mention braces. 3 million teenagers in the United States and Canada have braces. The number of adults with braces is significant and growing. Are braces painful? People often ask this question...

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6 Signs It’s Time for Your Child to Get Braces

6 Signs It’s Time for Your Child to Get Braces

Oral health is an essential part of overall health, and unfortunately, you can do a lot of lasting damage from a young age. As a result of both genetic and environmental, nearly half of all children need braces at some point. Fortunately, we live in world with both...

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Long-Term Benefits of Straightening Teeth

Long-Term Benefits of Straightening Teeth

Are you unhappy with the appearance of your crooked teeth? You're not alone! In fact, 61% of Americans want to change something about their teeth, with crookedness as a top concern. About 57% even cover their mouths when they laugh, while many receive criticism from...

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7 Common Invisalign Care Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

7 Common Invisalign Care Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Invisalign is much preferred over traditional braces because they don't have the appearance of metal brackets. However, you should follow a few strict rules when wearing clear aligners. Unlike braces, you can't put on Invisalign and leave them until your orthodontist...

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Damon Braces: What Are They and What Are the Benefits?

Damon Braces: What Are They and What Are the Benefits?

A beautiful smile is a confidence booster, which is why so many people seek orthodontic treatment. There once was a time when wearing braces was only for children/teens. But in today’s world, more adults are starting to embrace braces. In fact, 1 in 5 orthodontic...

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7 Things to Know Before Getting Braces

7 Things to Know Before Getting Braces

Did you know that one out of every four orthodontic patients today is an adult? Braces are a common treatment among people of any age group, but it can feel daunting if you don't know what to expect. Whether you're an adult that needs a bite correction or your child's...

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6 Things You Should Know About Invisalign

6 Things You Should Know About Invisalign

About nine million individuals in the US receive orthodontic treatment every year. Traditional metal braces are no longer the only option for orthodontic treatment, though. Instead, consider talking to your local orthodontist about Invisalign.  Invisalign treatment...

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What Does an Orthodontist Do?

What Does an Orthodontist Do?

While there is plenty of evidence tying dental health to overall health, only about 63 percent of adults see a dentist in any given year. Not surprisingly, about a quarter of adults have untreated cavities. Of course, cavities aren't the only kind of problem people...

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How to Take Care of Your Braces

How to Take Care of Your Braces

There are more than 4 million people in the United States alone who wear braces, and if you're one of them, it's important that you learn how to take care of your braces while you have them. Braces are meant to improve your dental health, but if you don't take care of...

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