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Braces kit for school. Wow! It is back to school season already! The summer has flown by and as a parent, you are likely neck-deep in school supplies, backpacks, portable snacks and transportation schedules right about now. There is so much to organize for school survival. Not the least of which is putting together a Braces Kit for School to help your kids, tweens and teens take good care of your investment in their oral health.

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UPDATED 17-06-18

At The Schulhof Center at KinderSmiles NJ, we are new New Jersey, we are born, educated and live in the garden state. We live and breathe the flora and wonder of the state so named for liberty and prosperity.  From New Jersey City through Paterson onto Mahwah, we are New Jerseyan, we are New Jersey.

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Massaging Invisalign? You have the right idea if you’re thinking about getting Invisalign for your teeth alignment correction. It’s one of the most popular products on the market. Even though the aligner system is effective as it is, you can still help speed up the process of perfection. Massaging your aligners over your teeth is one way that you can assist. The following is some information about aligner massage and some other ways that you can work with your orthodontist to accelerate your recovery process.

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You may have a mouth full of metal. This could be from a time when the only option in orthodontics was to fill your mouth with the famous train tracks. Orthodontics has moved on, both from the ugly metal and discomfort onward to invisible and even lingual technology. In this article, we lay out what you can do to replace your metal braces with aligners…also, the experts that can make your change from metal to invisible a reality.

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The “railroad track” traditional braces we’ve all seen on kids have never been attractive. Now there are clear alternatives like Invisalign technology that give kids, as well as image-conscious teens adults, a chance to improve their smiles without notice or fuss.

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From Endodontist to primary care physicians to cardiac specialists, there are many different types of doctors who work hard to keep you physically healthy. The same is true when it comes to the dental professionals who work just as hard to maintain the health of your teeth and gums. There are some oral care practitioners who offer general care while others treat patients with serious dental problems requiring specialized treatment.

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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.

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There are some children who have excellent genes and they are born with perfect teeth. There are other children who weren’t born with perfect teeth. Some kids have an overbite and some have an underbite. There are some kids who have crowded teeth and there are others who have gaps in their teeth. Some kids have more than one of these problems.

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You know that you need orthodontic treatment. While you take excellent care of your teeth and your dental health is top notch, this will not resolve a misalignment of your teeth. Whether you are dealing with gaps or crowding that is keeping you from having your ideal smile, orthodontic intervention is needed to correct the situation. After talking with your orthodontist and a thorough evaluation, you have come to the conclusion that Invisalign is the right treatment for you. Not every patient can benefit from these clear aligners. It is typically recommended for patients who have mild issues with the alignment of your teeth. You are fortunate that this popular method will work for you.

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Many people wear braces to straighten and correct teeth. Even though they aid to make a dental correction, they can also have a negative effect. For instance, each time the braces are tightened, the patient tends to feel a lot of pain. Additionally, the greatest issue is the development of ulcers of the mouth which are caused by hygienic issues. Ulcers can develop due to the rub caused by braces in the mouth. These sores can be painful, but there are ways in which you can prevent or manage the ulcers in the mouth.

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