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Oral Health Help: Foods to Avoid with Braces (and What You Can Enjoy, Too)

Four million people in the United States have braces, and if you’re reading this, you’re likely either one of them, or about to become one. When you have braces on your teeth, there are some foods you simply can’t consume. This is because they could force one of your braces to break off, or otherwise damage …

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Do I Need Braces? 5 Easy-to-Read Signs that you Could Benefit from Braces

4.5 million Americans wear braces at some point in their life.  It’s no wonder since braces give you a perfectly straight smile. But knowing when it’s time to get braces can be a difficult decision for children and adults. It doesn’t have to be. There are a few surefire ways to tell that you have teeth that …

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When Is The Best Time For My Child’s First Orthodontic Visit?

At what age should child have orthodontic consult? You may be surprised to learn that it’s very important and should be done around their 7th birthday. While most problems can be successfully managed at a later age, Dr. Whitlock has special training in early orthodontic treatment and can determine the best time for your child. …

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¿Cuál es el mejor momento para que mi hijo(a) acuda a su primera visita de ortodoncia?

¿A qué edad debe consultar el niño la ortodoncia? Podría sorprenderle saber que es muy importante y debería hacerlo alrededor de su cumpleaños número 7. Mientras que muchos problemas pueden tratarse exitosamente a una edad más tardía, el Dr. Whitlock tiene un entrenamiento especial en ortodoncia temprana, y puede determinar cuál es el mejor momento …

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How to Clean Invisalign Trays: A Guide for New Invisalign Wearers

Over five million people have used Invisalign to improve their smiles. Considering the orthodontics treatment for straightening teeth can be more comfortable than wearing traditional braces, it’s easy to see why it’s a very popular option. But using Invisalign isn’t maintenance-free. The trays used to align teeth need to be cleaned and cared for, or …

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Lea esto antes de ordenar tratamiento de ortodoncia por internet

En estos días, se puede hacer casi cualquier cosa con sólo darle clic a un botón: ordenar útiles escolares; conseguir transporte; ver su película favorita; ordenar comida. Parece que cada día hay una forma más nueva y más sencilla de hacer casi todo. Hemos sido programados para aceptar que se puede ordenar cualquier cosa vía …

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What is SureSmile and How Does It Improve My Orthodontic Treatment?

Your orthodontic treatment may look like brackets and wires from far away, but a closer look tells a different story. Those same wires and brackets change the look of your smile as well as the time it takes to achieve it. SureSmile also looks like brackets and wires that your friends and family used to …

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