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Archive for April, 2016

Tooth brushing Mistake No.2: “Not Picking the Right Bristles“

Tooth brushing Mistake No.2: “Not Picking the Right Bristles“

You and your family might be careful about brushing and flossing daily, avoiding sugary drinks and eating sweets in moderation. You might have considered visiting the orthodontist and taking your children there as well to ensure that they have unforgettable smiles and healthier teeth thanks to Invisalign braces. You think you’re doing everything right, so it may come as a…

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Toothbrushing Mistake No.1: “Not Using the Right Toothbrush”

Toothbrushing Mistake No.1: “Not Using the Right Toothbrush”

What to Consider Before Buying a Toothbrush If you simply grab any toothbrush while at the store, then you are making a big mistake while caring for your teeth. By using the wrong toothbrush, it is possible to leave food stuck between your teeth or damage your teeth’s enamel. There are hundreds of styles of toothbrushes available, and you must…

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Orthodontic Fact #11 “In 1000 BC, the ancient Greeks fashioned a catgut or metal strips with goat or sheep intestines to correct teeth deformities. Be thankful that you are living in the 21st century.”

If you’ve ever wanted a reason to be grateful for the time you live in, then check this out: In 1000 BC, the ancient Greeks fashioned a catgut or metal strips with goat or sheep intestines to correct teeth deformities. Imagine having that in your mouth for months! Today’s modern braces offer a number of advantages the ancient Greeks didn’t…

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Orthodontic Fact #10 The first ever certified orthodontist in the United States is Dr. Charles Tweed from the late 18th century.

Old-Fashioned Orthodontic Treatments for Crooked Teeth You may think that orthodontic treatments are a new way of caring for teeth, but the first orthodontist was Dr. Charles Tweed. He helped to revolutionize the repair of malocclusions of the teeth and abnormalities of the jaw many years ago. While patients had few choices available concerning the variety of braces placed on…

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