Daily Care

Keeping Your Retainers Safe and Clean

Your orthodontist has probably told you how important your retainers are to the long-term success of your treatment. They have probably told you wearing your retainers is crucial to maintaining your perfect smile, and they have probably given you advice on the proper care of them as well. Keeping your retainers maintained is a big…

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The Right Way to Brush and Floss with Braces

The Right Way to Brush and Floss with Braces

We’ve heard it all before…proper oral hygiene is the key to ensuring the health of our teeth and gums. But how can you make sure you’re going about it the right way when you have braces? Braces make it a little more challenging to properly brush and floss; however, failing to do so can have…

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Limiting How Much Sugar You Eat with Braces

Limiting Sugar with Braces

By now, you have probably heard that sugar isn’t really good for us. After all, it has been proven to cause health issues, such as tooth decay and an increased risk for diabetes, obesity and heart disease. Limiting our sugar intake should be taken seriously, and it’s especially important when you have braces. Limiting how…

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Foods to Eat and Avoid with Braces

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You’ve gotten your braces on…congratulations! You’re now on your way to achieving the beautiful smile you’ve always wanted, which means it’s time to make sure you’re getting the most out of your braces. A big factor that needs to be addressed is what you can eat while you have braces. There are foods that work…

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