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Should adults get braces to straighten their teeth? The answer is yes, for many reasons. Most importantly, straight teeth are healthier teeth because they make oral hygiene easier. Straight teeth are not only easier to keep clean but enhance a person’s facial features. Nearly everyone, including friends, potential …

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Wearing braces can provide you a beautiful smile, however dental hygiene is a very important part of the process. Since it can be a challenge to clean your teeth correctly and thoroughly while wearing braces, using the correct tools to clean your teeth can help to make brushing and flossing with braces easier and …

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A parent looks at a child’s smile and sees baby teeth and perhaps issues with thumb sucking habits.  Sometimes a child’s teeth erupt with a lot of spaces or the teeth erupt in a crooked pattern.  What does this mean? A gapped smile or crooked baby teeth is just one indication of dental health.  An orthodontist is …

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Parents often have an indication pretty early on whether their children will need braces. Indicators such as crowed teeth, spacing and overbite can be visible for children at an early stage.These indicators for needing braces can develop over time by mouth breathing, oral habits like thumb sucking, dental disease, …

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Misaligned or crooked smiles are conditions experienced as much as by adults as well as children, though many adults are skeptical about getting braces because they don’t want to have to walk around with a ‘metal’ smile. However, new innovations have been made in orthodontic care that have …

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