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What To Do About Lip & Cheek Irritation

What To Do About Lip & Cheek Irritation

Posted in Braces Basics, Living With Braces

You may experience some discomfort when you are first getting used to your new braces. These ideas and products will help you cope in the meantime!

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Braces on the Go: What to Keep on Hand

Braces on the Go: What to Keep on Hand

Posted in Articles, Living With Braces

What with school, jobs, hobbies and social obligations, most orthodontic patients lead busy lives that keep them away from home throughout the day. This list of essential and practical supplies is what you should keep on hand to care for your braces when you're on-the-go.

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Tips for Eating With Braces

Tips for Eating With Braces

Posted in Articles, Living With Braces

You may find that your teeth and mouth feel quite sore if you’ve just started with your braces treatment, or if you’ve recently had you braces tightened. This soreness will normally last for about a week, and during this time, it can be hard to eat! Here are some tips to make it easier.

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I have a Loose Wire on my Braces! What Should I Do?

I have a Loose Wire on my Braces! What Should I Do?

Posted in Articles, Living With Braces

If you have braces, there’s a good chance that you’ll experience a loose wire at least once during your orthodontic treatment. If this happens, make an appointment with your orthodontist. In the mean time, here’s what to do.

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Dating with Braces

Dating with Braces

Posted in Articles, Living With Braces

Dating with braces is a pretty common concern among teens and adults undergoing orthodontic treatment. Here, we provide some tips and ideas for not letting your braces get in the way of your romantic endeavors!

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Choosing Colours for Your Braces

Choosing Colours for Your Braces

Posted in Articles, Living With Braces

Since you’re in it for the long haul with your braces, embrace them! Add your own unique touch with a little colour!

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Treatment Options for Adults Who Need Braces

Treatment Options for Adults Who Need Braces

Posted in Articles, Living With Braces

Today, adults are getting braces more than ever, and they have their own set of unique challenges to go with their orthodontic treatment.

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Taking Care of Baby Teeth To Avoid Braces

Taking Care of Baby Teeth To Avoid Braces

Posted in Articles, Living With Braces

Healthy baby teeth are essential to the proper development of your child’s mouth. Taking care of baby teeth now will go a long way in preventing orthodontic problems and the need for braces later on.

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5 Braces-Friendly Dinner Ideas

5 Braces-Friendly Dinner Ideas

Posted in Articles, Living With Braces

Having braces, or having a family member with braces can sometimes make meal planning a bit difficult. Here are 5 tasty dinner ideas that will appeal to children and adults alike!

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What Constitutes an Orthodontic Emergency?

What Constitutes an Orthodontic Emergency?

Posted in Articles, Living With Braces

What constitutes a true orthodontic emergency is not always clear to everyone. We hope the following will shed some light on the issue, and let you know what you should do if you do have an emergency.

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