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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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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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Look After Your Braces While Self-Isolating (7 EASY FACTS)

While self-isolating in this time of uncertainty, you can be rest assured the work on your teeth remains in motion. Your braces won’t know the self-isolating issues we face, they will keep working. Your orthodontist remains open, in a restricted manner of course. The world seems paused, but you need not worry your treatment will too. In this post, we’ll show you the basics of oral care during a lockdown and how you can be confident about your smile by remembering how to look after your braces while self-isolating. Let’s get going.

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What is Dental Monitoring? (3 REASONS IT IS HERE TO STAY)

During treatment and especially a global pandemic like COVID-19, keeping up with your progress is important. And ensuring your treatment stays the course is essential. Those using Invisalign aligners have an advantage over those with fixed bracket braces. Dental Monitoring is an excellent way to ensure your braces are doing what they should be doing. And you can move to your next aligner. A simple plastic device called the DM Cheek Retractor and a smartphone is all you need. Use them to send digital images to your orthodontist. In this post, we’ll explain what Dental Monitoring is and why you need it more than ever. Let’s get cracking.

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Board-Certified Orthodontist (5 QUICK FACTS FOR BUSY MOMS)

What is a Board-Certified Orthodontist? Your teeth are important to your health and to keep your oral health in tiptop condition you need an expert. An orthodontist is an expert dentist skilled in jaw alignment and malocclusions. There is a way for these professionals to be even better. They can apply to get board-certification. This means they are the best of the best. In this post, you can read up on what a board-certified orthodontist is and how to find one. Let’s get going.

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Veneers or braces (What is best for you?) 5 EASY FACTS

Your smile is important. You know that already. It is the first thing people notice. It is key to your oral health and all the health that goes on below too. This brilliant smile is not the only reason to go for orthodontic treatment. You may be wondering about what you can do to get a perfect set of gnashers to impress people and your body with. In this post, we’ll take you through 2 simple choices. Veneers or braces. What is best for you? Let’s get cracking.

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Braces Color Wheel | Find The Best Color For You

Getting braces is a huge milestone moment for older kids and teens who can finally enjoy the happiness that comes with having a beautiful smile. While there are several types of options that are available for teeth straightening today, traditional metal braces are still one of the most popular styles that we use in our office. Not only can these braces correct major gaps and bite issues, but they also give kids a chance to make wearing them fun. Since these braces require special rubber bands, you can play around with different colors to create fun and unique styles. Now that you are ready to give these a try, you can use these strategies to figure out how to choose the best color for your teeth.

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Why Aren’t My Child’s Permanent Teeth Coming In?

Losing a tooth is a rite of passage that all children must go through sooner or later. Most people choose to celebrate the loss of a baby tooth and the arrival of permanent teeth as their children grow. Unfortunately, sometimes permanent teeth become delayed and parents begin to worry. Why aren’t my child’s permanent teeth coming in? This is a valid question, and there are multiple explanations for why this might happen. Here, we will explain some of the most common reasons why permanent teeth are delayed as well as answering questions.

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Does My Child Need To Have Baby Teeth Removed

If your child still has their baby teeth, you may be wondering when they should be removed to prevent major orthodontic delays. Most baby teeth start to fall out when a child is around five or six years old. It can take a few years for all baby teeth to fall out. If your child still has some or all of their baby teeth when they are nine or 10 years, they may need to be removed. Removing the baby teeth can help your child to have a fuller and straighter smile with fewer orthodontic problems.

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What are Lingual Braces?

Surprisingly, of the more than four million people in the U.S. wearing various types of braces, 25 percent of these individuals are adults. This is according to the insurance company, Humana. Lingual braces are said to be the least conspicuous orthodontic braces available to children and adults seeking to improve their smile with dental appliances. Although this choice of braces does not usually get the spotlight it deserves, it can be as effective as traditional metal braces, tooth-colored or ceramic braces, and Invisalign.

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