When Should a Child Get Braces?

When Should a Child Get Braces?

Most people think of teens with braces, but orthodontic treatment can start long before those teen years hit. In fact, it’s best to start the process as early as possible. Let’s explore when a child should get braces and steps you can take right now. Best Age for Braces Prep (Right Now!) The steps leading…

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How Often Should I Replace My Toothbrush?

How Often Should I Replace My Toothbrush?

Have you changed your toothbrush in the last six months? Last year? Last decade? If you answered “no” to any of those timeframes, it’s time to get a new toothbrush. This guide explains how often you should replace your toothbrush, and features to look for in a new toothbrush. Replace Your Toothbrush Every Quarter The…

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Do You Need to Go to the Dentist If You Have Dentures?

Do You Need to Go to the Dentist If You Have Dentures?

Dentist appointments are meant to clean, examine and protect teeth. Is that the case for false teeth, like dentures? Dentures may have different care requirements than natural teeth, but that doesn’t mean you can skip going to the dentist. Read on to learn about the importance of dentist appointments for dentures so you can take…

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Is It Normal to Have Morning Breath?

Tired of waking up every morning with a swamp in your mouth? Morning breath is extremely common, but that doesn’t make it any easier to deal with. Thankfully, there are some steps you can take to reduce morning breath and improve halitosis as a whole. What Causes Morning Breath? The two main culprits behind morning…

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How Much Do Braces Cost?

How Much Do Braces Cost?

How much is it for braces? What are the most affordable braces? Can I pay for braces with insurance? These are some of the first questions patients ask when they come in for orthodontics treatment. Let’s take a look at the average price of invisible braces, metal braces, and other orthodontics services, along with common…

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What Invisalign Can and Can't Do

What Invisalign Can and Can’t Do

Thinking about getting Invisalign? Clear aligners are a highly-sought after alternative to traditional metal braces. They are far less noticeable, and they are often faster and more affordable. Nevertheless, there are some limitations to Invisalign treatment. Let’s take a look at what invisible braces can and can’t do. Smile Issues Invisalign Can Treat Invisalign and…

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Are Invisible Braces More Expensive Than Metal Braces?

Are Invisible Braces More Expensive Than Metal Braces?

Invisible braces were once a hot new form of orthodontics treatment, but they have since become a staple in dentistry. Advances in technology and treatment programs have allowed invisible braces to be more widely accepted and applicable. If you’re debating between clear braces and metal braces, cost may be a primary concern. Here we’ll compare…

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Do Invisible Braces Really Work?

Invisible braes have come a long way in the last 20 years. They first hit the market in the late 1990s, and they soon became a staple in the world of orthodontics. Nevertheless, there are still plenty of people who just aren’t sure if clear aligners are a good option. We’re here to set the…

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Gum Disease Prevention Tips

Gum Disease Prevention Tips

Nearly half (47.2%) of American adults over the age of 30 have some form of gum disease. Periodontal issues can spark from a number of sources – plaque buildup, smoking, diabetes, poor oral hygiene, genetics, and more. Thankfully, there are simple steps you can take to reduce your risks and preserve your oral health. Check…

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Is Brushing Your Teeth Three Times a Day Bad?

Is Brushing Your Teeth Three Times a Day Bad?

Brushing your teeth is a crucial aspect of good oral health. We recommend brushing at least twice a day for optimal results, but does that mean you should stop at two times? Is brushing your teeth three times a day bad? Read on to learn how much is too much in the world of teeth…

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