Posts Tagged ‘braces’

What Happens if I Don’t Wear My Retainer?

Your retainer. You remember your orthodontist telling you how important it was, but that was years ago, and you haven’t given it even a second glance lately. It may be collecting dust in some drawer, or maybe it’s lost forever, but no matter what, wearing it is still a big deal. Life happens and it’s…

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Should You Get Braces or Invisalign?

Your smile is an important part of who you are, and choosing the right orthodontic treatment is equally as important. In the days of seemingly endless options with everything from cars to food selections to hobbies, the world of orthodontics is no different. For many patients, options for orthodontic treatment range from different types of…

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How to Overcome Your Fear of Having Braces

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This time of the year, we hear about fear a lot. We tell spooky stories, dress as scary villains, and maybe even play a couple of harmless tricks on the neighbors. Halloween is a fun time, but it can also invoke a bit of fear, and it’s not always about ghosts and ghouls. Fear of…

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6 Scary Urban Legends About Braces That Aren’t True

This time of year brings spooky stories and scary urban legends about many ordinary parts of our lives. And as you can imagine, the world of orthodontics tends to be full of scary myths and unbelievable stories about the perils of having braces. As with any subject, you’ll learn many of them are simply not…

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Don’t Be Afraid to Have Fun on Halloween, Even If You Have Braces

Trick or treat! Halloween is quickly approaching and that means scary costumes, sweet treats and fun festivities! This spooky time of year proves to be fun for all, but for those with braces, it may feel a little disappointing. Can you still have fun and indulge in your favorite yummy treats with braces? When it…

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Showing Your Team Spirit with Your Smile

Football season is finally here! Whether you’re a die-hard high school or college football fan, prefer the pros, or like a different sport altogether, showing your team spirit can be easy! You have all of the jerseys, decorations for your room, and other fun memorabilia, but you want to do more. We get it. Following…

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