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5 Things Not to Do with Braces

Nobody wants to have a wire or bracket pop loose! But it happens to the best of us. Fortunately, knowing what might damage your braces can help you sidestep mishaps most of the time. Let’s talk about 5 things not to do with braces so you can avoid emergency trips to the orthodontist. 1. Eat…

New braces can be tough to get used to. Braces are a big adjustment, but eating foods that are gentle on your mouth can help. Here are some ideas for what to eat during your first week with braces. Breakfast When you’re planning what to eat during your first week with braces, plan with comfort…

Holidays like Valentine’s Day are the perfect time to make a special someone feel extra special, but sometimes traditional holiday treats aren’t the easiest on our health, especially for those who have underlying health conditions. When choosing Valentine’s Day candy, it’s important to keep in mind your valentine’s health, including your dental health. Here are…

Have you or your child recently started playing a contact sport? If so, you may be wondering if you should invest in a sports guard or mouth protector. Sports guards fit over your teeth and are made of flexible plastic to help provide cushion and shock absorption. Wearing a sports guard is recommended to protect…

It can be difficult to remember to brush after every meal and floss every night, yet the reasons to take good care of our teeth are countless. Poor dental hygiene can lead to many problems that can be costly to treat like cavities, gum disease and discolored teeth. A healthy mouth also means a healthy…

Dental health is important. Many may associate cavities with poor dental health, and although cavities are a common concern, another concern that almost half of adults over 30 will experience is gum disease. The risks increase from there, with older adults reaching as much as a 70% rate of gum disease. Thankfully this curable preventable…

Everyone wants strong and healthy teeth and gums. Everyone wants a dazzling white smile that shows joy and our beauty when you walk into a room. What is the secret to these things? Good dental health! Here are a few simple ways to improve dental health. Be Diligent Don’t skimp on brushing and flossing 2…

We all know what we eat has an impact on our teeth, and can affect tooth decay. But are some foods more harmful than others? What foods should you avoid? Acid is one of the more destructive foods that can contribute to tooth decay. So if this is the case what are some acidic foods…

Why Oral Hygiene Matters

Feeling in control of our lives is a comforting feeling. Although there are some things we cannot control, we can control our habits, decisions, and choices. We can’t control our dental health in every, but we can control what we invest in it. Oral hygiene matters because it is the simplest, easiest way to contribute…

What You Need to Know About Cavities

Cavities. We all want to avoid them! What you need to know about cavities is what causes them, how to prevent that, how to get them treated if you should get some! So what creates these little holes in your teeth and what can you do about it? Sugar Causes Them, But Not Just the…

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