Archive for: Oral

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How to Keep Your Braces from Falling Off

Wearing braces can sometimes be annoying for some people, but it surely gets easier in time. It pays off after the orthodontics are gone, as it leaves your teeth looking straight, which can help give you a beautiful smile. The brackets and wires on your braces can come off if you are not careful with […]

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Tooth Decay and How You Can Stop it from Affecting Your Kids

Pediatric dental disease (tooth decay) continues to affect millions of children in the United States, particularly those within the teenage bracket. In fact, it affects nearly a fifth of all children in the country, bringing it to the top of the list of most common chronic childhood illnesses. And in the teenage population, more than half has […]

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How Teens Can Recover from an Oral Surgery Fast

In a 2012 review, researchers found that wisdom teeth removal helps reduce teeth crowding in later age. That’s why there are more wisdom tooth surgeries in recent years. In fact, about 10 million wisdom teeth are removed in the U.S. every year. Does your teenager need to undergo this dental surgery? Here are some things […]

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Brightening Your Child’s Smile: Teaching Good Dental Health Practices Early

A child’s smile can brighten up any day. While perfectly aligned teeth may be a matter of genetics, any parent should know the basics of oral hygiene for their kids. Taking care of your child’s teeth early on means good oral hygiene that they can practice for the rest of their life. This would also mean […]