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When people think of orthodontia, usually a mouth full of braces, a strategically-placed rubber band or two, and possibly some headgear comes to mind. However, at the end of a person’s orthodontic treatment comes an orthodontic retainer, which may seem like an afterthought.

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environmental protection

Sustainability may not be the first thing that you think about when it comes to improving your smile. The importance of preserving the environment is paramount in these uncertain times. Following best practices in this field is now at the forefront of the industry. In this post, we’re going to show you the environmental footprint of braces. And how you can help the charge for a green planet. Let’s get saving.

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A beautiful smile is important, and good oral health is as essential. Your oral health affects more than your smile. Invisalign is great for straightening teeth. Less discomfort than traditional braces. And removable for meals and cleaning. In this post, we’ll answer the question – What is Invisalign? Let’s get going.

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Teenagers and Invisalign Teen. In the past, teenagers would often scowl, protest or even bawl at traditional braces. Those negative vibes have changed with the presence of Invisalign Teen. Teeth straightening has never been this cool. In this post, we’re going to show you the ultimate Invisalign Teen review on this new style of orthodontic treatment. So, let’s get going.

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WOW sign

Bad dentition can be frustrating, uncomfortable and sometimes painful. It can be an embarrassing problem too as it affects a person’s appearance. Orthodontists specialize in correcting oral problems with the aid of devices such as braces. They fix overbites in teeth, underbites, gaps, alongside other dental issues that involve the jaw, teeth and facial muscles. In this post, we’ll show you the 9 Signs of a Good Orthodontist. Let’s get cracking.

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The age of the cavity. Scientists have long since proven that excess sugar can be terrible for teeth. These days, sugar seems to be in everything that you eat and drink. If that wasn’t bad enough for adults, the real danger is to children. Teeth that prematurely lost in children can come at a terrible price. They may develop a speech impediment due to the lack of teeth. It’s even possible that their adult teeth will grow in incorrectly. Protecting your child’s baby teeth is just as important as teaching them good habits for their adult teeth. In this post, we’ll take you through the ways for children to remain cavity-free. Let’s get into it.

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diy stuff

Many people equate braces with wealth and prestige, so it comes as no surprise that fake and DIY braces are one of the newest trends. With their inexpensive cost of about $100, not only do fake braces not fix any malocclusion issues, they can damage the enamel on the teeth and lead to open sores. In this post, we’ll show you why the DIY braces craze is dangerous and should be avoided. But first, let’s get cracking with what are fake DIY braces.

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Brushing your teeth with braces. Congratulations! With your new braces in place, you are on your way to a beautiful smile that will last a lifetime. But to keep your smile at its healthiest during the time you are undergoing orthodontic treatment, it is important to understand how to properly brush your teeth during treatment with orthodontics. While brackets and wires do present some unique challenges and require some changes to your daily home routine for dental hygiene, these changes are easy to implement and will ultimately result in a beautiful, healthy smile. In this post, we’ll show you the best way of brushing your teeth with braces. Let’s get brushing.

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How Do Dental Sealants Work? Teeth are fascinating. We often think of them as little bones inside our mouths because they seem so hard and tough. Enamel may be the hardest substance found in the human body, but it is highly susceptible to the tiniest of attackers. We must do our part to help the enamel protect the teeth and prevent cavities. In this post, we’ll take you through what Dental Sealants are and why they can help protect teeth.

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remove braces

What are the risks if I remove braces myself? Going for orthodontic care is a costly affair and in some cases may also be painful, these factors depend on the treatment plan and the amount of work that needs to be performed. Usually, at a single visit, braces may be removed entirely, and removal often takes about an hour. We’ll answer the question in this post – what are the risks if I remove braces myself? And the answer is stark. Let’s investigate.

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