How Long Do Kids Need Fluoride?

How Long Do Kids Need Fluoride?

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Most parents know that children need fluoride for strong teeth, but the guidelines for how long children should use it and in what form may be confusing. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends that …

Does Invisalign Hurt?

Does Invisalign Hurt?

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More comfortable than traditional metal braces, Invisalign uses pressure rather than pulling as an orthodontic treatment to align your teeth correctly. Invisalign relies on clear aligners to position teeth. Your aligners are custom shaped from …

Is Fluoride Necessary For Kids?

Is Fluoride Necessary For Kids?

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Regular dental check-ups are important for adults and children. The sooner kids receive dental checkups, the better. Early checkups mean healthier oral hygiene throughout a child’s life. Why are they important? Early check ups can: …

Can You Eat With Invisalign?

Can You Eat With Invisalign?

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If you’re currently undergoing Invisalign treatment or thinking about it, you’re probably curious about how to care for the aligners properly.  Eating and drinking with Invisalign is a common concern. Unlike traditional braces that are …

What is a Palatal Expander?

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If you’ve been told by your pediatric dentist or orthodontist that your child needs a palatal expander, or a palate expander device, don’t panic. Palatal expanders are very common, orthodontic devices designed to enlarge the …

How Long Does Invisalign Take?

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If you’re an adult or teen patient thinking about getting Invisalign to straighten your teeth, you probably have a lot of questions about what you can expect from treatment, and especially about how long it …

Getting Braces: What You Should Know

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If you’ve decided to get braces for your child—or maybe even for yourself!—you likely have a lot of questions about the process. Is it uncomfortable? Will the results last? And, most importantly, how are you …

How Do You Clean a Retainer?

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Plaque and bacteria accumulate on retainers the same way they do on the surfaces of your teeth, so it’s important to keep them clean. While retainers themselves can’t get cavities, the bacteria they harbor can …