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11 Ways Your Child Can Alleviate Discomfort [with Braces]

For a child or teen, orthodontics is a sort of right of passage. Braces mean having straight teeth for life and avoiding jaw-related problems that come from poor alignment. No matter the perfect smile your kid will have in the future, though, sometimes the hardware can be downright uncomfortable. Here’s how to help your child alleviate pain.

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A [Complete] History of the Tooth Fairy

There comes a point in time when your child asks you the inevitable question; “Is Santa Clause real?” you are never really prepared with a proper answer. No sooner have you cooked up one than when they hit you with a follow-up question; “And is the Tooth Fairy real?” Again, you will most likely go with what your gut tells you. After all, no one wants to disappoint their child. But what if she was real? Let us delve a bit into history and find out.

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Dentist, Endodontist or Orthodontist? {FACTS!}

A Dentist, Endodontist or an Orthodontist? Being a parent is a huge responsibility! There is so much to learn, and every aspect of your child’s health and development feels equally important. Of course, you went through it all as a baby yourself, but you sure don’t remember, it now!

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KinderSmiles Pediatric Dentist and Orthodontist [New Website]

Oradell, NJ – KinderSmiles Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics has just re-launched their website. This time, new and improved, with an interface that is more user-friendly. Their new website now holds more information than the former version. KinderSmiles is a pediatric dental office started by Darryl Engel, DMD and Adam Schulhof, DMD in 2003, specializing in providing various services to children of all ages.

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Your Child – Before and After Braces [7 Facts]

Getting braces put on is a very common and normal part of childhood. Some estimates state that about 75% of children can expect to have problems with their teeth as their adult teeth come in. It is not very common to grow perfectly straight adult teeth.

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Should My Child get Ceramic or Metal [Braces?]

KinderSmiles is Pediatric dentist and expert on all things child dental. We also have an expert orthodontist on site. Today we look at the possibilities of Children’s orthodontics. New orthodontic technologies provide plenty of options for children who need braces. Those who do not want traditional metal braces have the opportunity of choosing between other types of materials. An increasingly popular option is ceramic which can be less noticeable than other types of braces. However, ceramic braces come with some unique challenges. When trying to decide between ceramic or metal braces, you should carefully consider these factors.

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What Will My Crown Be Like? (5 ANSWERS)

What will my crown be like? The health and beauty of your teeth can impact your life in substantial ways. For example, your teeth will directly affect the way you speak and eat. They can also affect your level of self-confidence when you smile. Which leads to confidence in your professional and personal lives. More than that, other people may make a snap judgment about you based on the beauty and condition of your teeth when you speak or smile.

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6 Types of Orthodontic Emergency (FACTS)

6 types of orthodontic emergency. Orthodontics is the scientific method of straightening teeth for either function or aesthetic purposes. However, braces are commonly used as the tool to do so in this practice. For patients who are undergoing a braces procedure, there is a multitude of components that will be placed in their mouth, which include a number of rubber and metal pieces.

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10 Foods My Child Can’t Eat [With Braces]?

Even though braces have a great number of advantages, you still have to take the disadvantages into consideration. One of the largest disadvantages your child may encounter while wearing braces is the lack of cuisine they can eat. In this article, we will be going over the top 10 types of food your children will be unable to eat due to braces.

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10 Tips For Orthodontic Device (Care)

When your daughter begins to wear braces, she is probably excited about straightening her teeth so that she will have a beautiful smile. However, it is important for an orthodontic patient to maintain her wires and brackets in the correct way to avoid problems in the future. An orthodontist will provide a written list of directions for caring for orthodontic devices, and a patient is often also able to watch an informative video to understand how to avoid dislodging a bracket or breaking a wire. Here is a list of ways for patients to care for their orthodontic devices.

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