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10 Tips For Orthodontic Device (Care)

UPDATED 29-11-18

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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How Do Dental Sealants Work? (READ HERE)

How do dental sealants work? Despite numerous campaigns geared towards enticing children to brush their teeth regularly, many kids do not brush thoroughly as is recommended. Most will simply fiddle with the toothbrush for a few seconds and consider the job done. Often, they miss the back teeth.

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6 Types of Orthodontic Emergency (FACTS)

UPDATED 29-09-18

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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Dentist, Endodontist or Orthodontist? {FACTS!}

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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What helps {children} remain cavity-free?

Let’s face it, there is nothing more joyous than a toothless grin from a child. Many children bear such smiles with silver crowns, an indicator of protective covering or filling to maintain the tooth’s form after decay. For children, baby teeth are thinner than those with adult or permanent teeth, so prevention is important.

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