Why Do I Need To Wear Elastics?
08/06/2019

WE KNOW THAT RUBBER ELASTICS are sometimes the most difficult part of having braces. They are, however, extremely important for improving your smile! Elastics work together with the brackets and wire in your braces to straighten your teeth and correct your bite.

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Will my diet change with braces
How Will My Diet Change With Braces
05/15/2019

GOOD NUTRITION IS extremely important to having a healthy smile. It also aids in orthodontic treatment! By eating right during your treatment, you can make sure your teeth are strong enough to support braces as well as avoid any setbacks.

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Interceptive Orthodontics: The Basics
02/18/2019

WHEN WE PICTURE SOMEONE with braces, we usually picture a teenager with a mouthful of colorful brackets. What we don’t typically picture is orthodontic appliances on younger children. However, interceptive orthodontics can reduce the need for tooth extraction and jaw surgery, correct certain problems as they appear, encourage better facial development, shorten the length of orthodontic treatment needed later on, and leave patients with a better overall result in the end.

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Avoiding Post-Braces Stains
Avoiding Post-Braces Stains
11/05/2018

OUTSIDE OF ANTIQUE FURNITURE and modern art, stains are pretty much always bad news. Worst of all is when the stains are on our teeth. If we aren’t careful during orthodontic treatment, we can end up with white spots on our teeth around where the brackets used to be when the braces come off. But why does this happen and how can we avoid it?

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The Benefits of Fixed Retainers
06/28/2018

TOO MANY PEOPLE know what it’s like to accidentally throw a retainer away after lunch. Retainers can be expensive, so losing one is never fun. Fortunately, removable retainers aren’t the only option for keeping your teeth aligned after the braces come off!

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