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The Best Toothbrush with Braces (You Need to Know)

What are the best toothbrushes for braces? Electric toothbrushes can be more effective than manual ones. The removal of plaque for instance is one key benefit over manual brushing. Due to their ability to reach hard-to-reach areas where bacteria lodge on teeth. Patients with braces have to be extra careful about their oral hygiene. 

The American Journal of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics has researched this subject and found many bonuses to using an electric toothbrush. In this post, we’ll show you the basic facts on using electric toothbrushes with braces. Let’s get looking.

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Fix a Gummy Smile Easy (7 FACTS FOR MOM)

A gummy smile is an unfortunate genetic trait for some people who are born with it that would need to be quickly fixed by going and seeing an orthodontist. A gummy smile is an excessive gingival display. Check out our blog post on what a gummy smile is and how to treat it. Let’s get going.

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Gaps in Teeth/Diastema (WHAT IT MEANS AND HOW TO FIX)

Gap teeth are a well-known cosmetic dental issue and can be caused by anything from thumb-sucking to gum disease. It’s possible to address this problem with braces or other orthodontic treatments but is it always necessary? So does having a gap between your teeth mean you need immediate treatment? We discuss that and more below. First, let’s see why diastema occurs.

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Are All Orthodontic Treatment the Same? | Quick Facts

A smile is worth investing in since you are most likely expected to show your pearly whites for a lifetime. Your smile is the key to making new friends and letting people know that you like them. You also need a beautiful smile to help you feel confident at school, work and in social situations. When you think about it, people view your smile as a reflection of your personality, and you want them to know that you are friendly.

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Damon System Braces | 3 EPIC TREATMENT TIME FACTS FOR MOMS

Treatment time for the Damon system. Although braces were first invented back in 1728 they were not the devices that were either convenient or subtle. In reality, Pierre Fauchard, the so-called “Father of Modern Orthodontics,” was famous for using forceps to move teeth to where he needed them to go-ouch! Here at Childers Orthodontics, we are proud to note that from those early days, the braces of today have come a very long way. In this post, we’ll lay out what to expect and the treatment time for Damon System Braces. Let’s get cracking on with it.

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What Causes White Spots on Teeth? (5 EASY AND AWESOME FACTS)

What causes white spots on teeth after braces?  For most people, braces are the ideal way to get a better smile. However, some people end up getting disappointed by the results of their orthodontic braces because they notice unsightly spots after the brackets are removed. These spots can be a little unpleasant to look at, but you should not let them stop you from deciding to get braces. The reality is that they are entirely preventable even if you are wearing orthodontic braces. Keep reading to find out all about the underlying cause of white spots and learn how you can protect your teeth from them. Let’s get reading.

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Nine Side Effects Effects of Braces

Our mouths and jaw and tooth position change dramatically over treatment. You may notice things in your mouth have moved or when you close your mouth your teeth sit differently. This is all normal in the quest for a straight smile. You need not worry about most changes as it is par for the course. In this post, we’ll show you the side effects of braces and what they mean. Let’s get going.

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Invisalign Express | HOW MUCH – HOW LONG (3 EPIC FACTS)

Invisalign Express is an orthodontic treatment that involves straightening of teeth with aligners. Traditional braces made of metal are now considered old fashioned and awkward. Some need specific treatment like Invisalign Express. In this post, we’ll show you how much treatment costs for only upper teeth. Let’s get investigating.

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Effects of Vaping on Teeth | 5 INTERESTING & FAST FACTS

Effects of vaping on teeth. Vaping has become the latest trend, allowing many people to enjoy a rush of nicotine or other legal drugs without the tar and pervasive smell of smoking. However, many people who enjoy vaping do not realize that it also can have potent physical effects. Although the smoke coming from a vape pen appears whiter and cleaner than heavy, tarry cigarette smoke, it can have part a particularly profound impact on the health of your teeth and gums. In this post, we’ll take you through the perils and effects of vaping on teeth.

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Underbite Correction Without Surgery (Epic New Guide)

Incorrect bites are common problems that cause people embarrassment because it alters their appearance. Underbites occur when your top and bottom teeth do not align properly and the bottom tends to overlap the top ones. While an underbite is often visible from the front of your face, your profile tends to be the most affected. You may also notice issues such as difficulty chewing or speaking if your underbite is especially pronounced. In this post, we’ll take you through underbite correction without surgery. Let’s get going.

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