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Can I Wear Braces If I’m Pregnant? (SUPER FACTS)

Can I Wear Braces If I’m Pregnant? (SUPER FACTS)

Wearing Braces and Pregnancy: Can I Wear Braces If I’m Pregnant? – Age does not matter; an image is everything, or so goes a cliché. It can never be too late to have a perfect smile or to go for improved dental health. However, many women of child-bearing age often wonder whether it is ok for them to wear braces while…

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Dentist and Orthodontist (THE DIFFERENCE)

Dentist and Orthodontist (THE DIFFERENCE)

The difference between a dentist and orthodontist. Like medicine, dentistry has a number of sub-specialties. Among these are periodontics, endodontics, and orthodontics. Each requires additional training beyond that given in dental school. Here’s the difference between a dentist and an orthodontist. Share Post Twitter Facebook Email Jasmine GortonDr. Jasmine Gorton, a Bay Area native, graduated from UC Berkeley with Bachelor degrees in both…

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Do I Need Braces (MEGA QUIZ)

Do I Need Braces (MEGA QUIZ)

If you’re wondering if you need braces, know that you’re not alone. It’s a question many ask for themselves and their children. While there are clear and obvious cases where braces are an absolute necessity, most people have more subtle, simple dental issues that lead them to wonder if an orthodontist visit is the best move. Share Post Twitter Facebook…

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What is a Braces Starter Pack? (ANSWERS HERE)

What is a Braces Starter Pack? (ANSWERS HERE)

A braces starter pack. Braces are one of the most common types of orthodontic care that adults and children receive, and there is no denying the excitement that you feel on the first day that you begin your treatment plan. While you can’t wait until the day when you see your dazzling smile gleaming in the mirror, you do have…

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What Happens (After Removal of Braces?)

What Happens (After Removal of Braces?)

What Happens Immediately After Removal of Braces? Having braces removed is a big event for your child. All of the pain and restrictions will finally pay off when she sees the results she’s been waiting for. While your child is likely dreaming of the big reveal or eating his favorite foods again, you probably have questions about what happens next. Share…

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How to Deal With Orthodontic Emergencies (FACTS)

How to Deal With Orthodontic Emergencies (FACTS)

UPDATED 29-10-18 Orthodontic Emergencies. Orthodontics is a great way to fix teeth and jaw misalignments, but every now and then, the complicated equipment can cause a problem. Of course, the best thing to do in any orthodontic emergency is to contact your orthodontist office right away, but sometimes you might have an issue while the office is closed or you…

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5 Reasons Widely Spaced Teeth Impact Your Health

5 Reasons Widely Spaced Teeth Impact Your Health

How Can Widely Spaced Teeth Impact Your Overall Health? Widely spaced teeth are a concern not merely for the vain or those overly concerned about their appearance. There are a number of serious concerns associated with widely spaced teeth, including Gingivitis, mouth sores, and tooth decay. In general, widely spaced teeth lead to the extra build up of bacteria including tartar…

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Is It Safe to Undergo Orthodontic Treatments During Pregnancy?

Is It Safe to Undergo Orthodontic Treatments During Pregnancy?

LAST UPDATED: JUNE 28, 2018 Is It Safe to Undergo Orthodontic Treatments During Pregnancy? If you’re about to birth a new baby in a couple of months, then you shouldn’t ignore the condition of your teeth and gums as you’re carrying your child. When you’re pregnant, your hormone levels will change drastically, which could lead to bad breath, excess saliva,…

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Is All Orthodontic Treatment The Same?

Is All Orthodontic Treatment The Same?

Is All Orthodontic Treatment The Same? Recently, you may have visited an orthodontist for the first time whether the consultation was about your kids or you. Also, it’s possible that you have an appointment slated for the near future. As a result, you may wonder what you should expect. In fact, you may want to know if all orthodontic treatment…

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Can Lasers Make Your Orthodontic Treatment Faster?

Can Lasers Make Your Orthodontic Treatment Faster?

Can Lasers Make Your Orthodontic Treatment Faster? Whether you had braces of your own when you were young or this experience is all new to you with your kids, you likely have an array of questions when it comes to the experience. Even after going to the orthodontist for the first time and presenting your initial inquiries, you may still…

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