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How To Brush Your Teeth With Braces

Although it is important to remember it is temporary, getting braces means having to make a few changes to the way you have always done things. One of those things is brushing your teeth. All of sudden you have a mouth full of brackets and wires and the simple task of brushing seems, well, daunting. What if you break them? …

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Common Types of Orthodontic Emergencies

If you’re dealing with an orthodontic emergency, here’s the good news: orthodontic emergencies rarely, if ever, rise to the level of a dental emergency, which may involve a tooth being broken or knocked out. When it comes to orthodontics, most emergency complaints deal with broken appliances and discomfort—these might not be ideal, but you won’t lose a tooth because of …