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How to Keep Your Gums Healthy and Avoid Gum Disease

Keeping your gums healthy is a crucial part in maintaining good oral hygiene and preventing gum disease. As your local Orthodontist with three offices in the triangle area, our goal is to help straighten your teeth to make cleaning them a breeze and give you the confidence you deserve. Even if you are someone who […]

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How Long Do Braces Take? Understanding the Braces Timeline

How Long Do Braces Take? A Guide to The Duration of Orthodontic Treatment For anyone considering orthodontic treatment, the burning question is often, “How long do braces take?” Understanding the overall braces timeline will help you manage expectations and prepare for  your orthodontic journey.   Average Time for Braces  So, how long do braces take? Unfortunately, […]

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Can You Chew Gum With Braces? Dos and Don’ts for Those with Braces

Can You Chew Gum With Braces? Dos and Don’ts for Those with Braces Braces can be a life-changing solution for individuals looking to achieve a straighter and healthier smile. However, successful treatment requires certain restrictions and care requirements. One common question that arises among new patients is, “Can you chew gum with braces?” In this […]

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How Much Do Braces Cost? Factors that Affect the Price of Orthodontic Treatment

How Much Do Braces Cost? Factors that Affect the Price of Orthodontic Treatment If you or your child are considering orthodontic treatment, one of the first questions that likely comes to mind is, “How much do braces cost?” The cost of braces can vary widely depending on several factors, and it’s essential to understand these […]

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How Often are Orthodontic Appointments? Understanding Your Treatment Plan

How Often are Orthodontic Appointments? Whether you’re pursuing orthodontic care for yourself or a loved one, understanding the frequency of orthodontic appointments is critical, as it helps you set better expectations and manage your schedule accordingly. In this blog, we will explore how often orthodontic appointments occur and why this schedule is essential for achieving […]

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Can You Sleep with Orthodontic Wax?

Can You Sleep with Orthodontic Wax? Orthodontic wax is a lifesaver for those with braces, providing relief from the irritation caused by brackets and wires. But can you sleep with orthodontic wax on your braces? In this blog post, we will explore this topic as well as other tips regarding braces and orthodontic wax. Braces […]

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Does My Child Need a Mouth Guard for Sports?

With fall right around the corner, many parents in our office are beginning to ask the common question, “Does my child need a mouth guard for sports?” If your child or teen is wearing braces, it’s extremely important to protect their teeth, gums and mouth with a sport or mouth guard this upcoming season. Here’s […]

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Can You Eat With Orthodontic Wax? Dos and Don’ts for Braces Wearers

Can You Eat With Orthodontic Wax? Dos and Don’ts for Braces Wearers Are you new to the Braces Club? Welcome! Navigating this chapter of life may have you pondering innovative ways to approach tasks that you previously took for granted prior to having braces – namely chewing food and brushing your teeth. But don’t worry […]

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Invisalign vs. Braces: Choosing the Best Orthodontic Treatment For You

Invisalign vs. Braces: Which Orthodontic Treatment Is Right for You? When it comes to orthodontic treatment, Invisalign and traditional braces have revolutionized the field. Both techniques aim to correct dental misalignments and achieve a beautiful smile. However, deciding which option is best for you can take some research to understand the differing features. In this blog, […]

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