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Get the Perfect Smile You’ve Always Wanted in as Little as Six Months!

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Are you self-conscious about your smile, but don’t relish the idea of having a mouth full of metal for a year or more? Do you want a perfect smile to compliment that perfect wedding dress you found, but worry there’s not enough time before the Big Day to do anything about it? Whether you want Read more…

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Braces Friendly Snacks

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Snack options for those wearing braces are not as limited as some might think. For a brief period following the initial installation of braces and again after subsequent adjustments, one may need to stick to softer foods. But for the rest of the time, snack options are wide open…well, almost. Read on for a rundown Read more…

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Orthodontic Retainer FAQ


Many who seek orthodontic treatment are under the impression that once the braces come off they can say goodbye to their orthodontist forever. But, the reality is that straightening teeth with braces or Invisalign® is only part of the story; once the teeth have been aligned, retention (wearing a retainer) is necessary to stabilize the Read more…

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Avocado Three [Braces-Friendly] Ways

avocado three braces friendly ways

Being equally nutritious and delicious, avocados are a great addition to any braces-friendly menu. With that in mind, we are sharing not one, but three of our favorite avocado-centric (and braces-friendly) recipes with you here today: SALMON, PEA AND AVOCADO PASTA SALAD Ingredients 14 oz bow tie pasta 14 oz skinless salmon fillets, bones removed Read more…

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How to Floss with Braces (with video)

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In addition to brushing and rinsing, flossing is an essential part of any good oral hygiene routine. And while it can be a bit trickier and more time consuming if you wear braces, it is now more important than ever to avoid the temptation to skip this step, as disease and cavity-causing plaque has even Read more…

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Braces Care Package Ideas

I heard your teeth are in training

Getting braces is a big step in anyone’s life whether that person be a child, teen, or adult. Depending on the patient’s perspective (and likely, age), this will be a very exciting time or one during which extra encouragement will be needed. But whether the mood is congratulatory or condolent, a braces care package is Read more…

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