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September 2021

Daily Dental Hygiene Tips for Braces Wearers

posted on 9-21-21
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EVERY ORTHODONTIC PATIENT dreams of Braces Off Day, but tooth decay and unsightly stains can make that dream smile harder to achieve if we aren’t careful about daily dental hygiene while the braces are on. Here are a few crucial tips... More

What Do the Different Parts of Braces Do?

posted on 9-17-21
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PICTURE AN ANCIENT Egyptian in braces. That mental image might not be too far from accurate. Admittedly, they used catgut and metal bands, and it was likely only part of burial rituals to make the dead person’s teeth look nice for... More

What Do the Different Parts of Braces Do?

posted on 9-7-21
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EVERY ORTHODONTIC PATIENT has probably wondered what all the different parts are for in their braces. Some patients will have special appliances to correct a difficult problem, but the basics in traditional braces are the brackets and archwires, all held together... More

Causes of Crooked Teeth

posted on 9-2-21
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AS UNFAIR AND ILLOGICAL as it can be, people do tend to judge others on their appearances, and one trait that falls under that umbrella is whether a person’s teeth are crooked or straight. Studies indicate that people with straight teeth... More