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What Kind of Food Can You Eat with Braces?

An estimated 53% of Americans have malocclusion, a misalignment of teeth. Misalignment is caused by many factors, including extra teeth, abnormally shaped teeth...
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Orthodontic Emergencies: What They Are and How to Handle One Like a Pro

People often misunderstand emergencies in orthodontics because they can seem a lot less urgent than common dental emergencies, such as a broken tooth. In genera...
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Orthodontist vs. Dentist: Their Differences and When You Should See Them

Orthodontists and dentists are similar in helping you maintain good oral health and hygiene. However, there are critical differences in their services toward th...
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Do Braces Hurt? What to Expect When Getting Braces

Getting braces can be exciting and a little scary. Most people wonder, “Do braces hurt?” Braces do hurt a little, but we give you the resources to easily ma...
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When Can Children Get Braces?

As a parent, you may wonder about the correct age for braces. Children as young as seven years old may get braces, depending on the orthodontic challenge the ch...
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Overbites vs. Underbites: What They Are and How Invisalign Can Help

Overbites and underbites are two common forms of misaligned teeth. We’ll go into more detail below, but here are some simple definitions:  An overbite is...
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What Does an Orthodontist Do?

Orthodontists are specialized dentists whose expertise is in the misalignment of teeth. Teeth become misaligned for all kinds of reasons, including:  Wide ...
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How to Clean Invisalign in 5 Simple Steps

Invisalign clear aligners have grown rapidly in popularity over the past few years, and it’s easy to see why. They effectively straighten teeth in a more affo...
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Don't Forget To Wear Your Retainer, But For How Long?

After several long years, you’re finally getting your braces off. But wait, there’s more! Now it’s time for retainers.  Remembering to put in your re...
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Invisalign vs. Braces: Which Is Right for Your Smile?

When you need to straighten your teeth, you have two main options: Invisalign vs. braces. Both are great to help you get the smile you desire, but which one sho...
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