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 It’s Never too Late to Straighten Your Smile

Braces as an adult? No way. At least, that was what I thought when my dentist told me that I was going to have to see an orthodontist about my crooked teeth. But my teeth were so misaligned that they were causing me pain when I chewed, so I decided to at least look into it. Turns out braces today are nothing like the ones my friends had when I was a kid. Mine were practically invisible, and I didn't need to wear them that long. I started this blog to encourage other people like me who are nervous about the prospect of wearing braces as an adult. My straight smile is so worth the trips to the orthodontist, and wearing braces was nowhere near as bad as I thought. Read on to find out more about how you can straighten your smile.

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2019

2 Tips For Preventing Stains On Your Ceramic Braces

If you opted for ceramic braces over the old-fashioned kind with metal brackets, you may love how the material blends in with your teeth, making the braces hardly noticeable. However, if you do not take proper care of the braces, they may stain and start to stand out. While wearing your ceramic braces, use the following tips to help keep them from staining. 1.  Avoid Stain-Causing Substances One way to keep from staining the ceramic brackets of your braces is to not subject them to stain-causing substances in the first place.

3 Reasons You May Require A Tooth Extraction

One of the most common dental surgeries in having a tooth extracted, which is the act of pulling a tooth out of its socket from the bone. This particular surgical procedure can be performed for both children and adults, which means that both temporary and permanent teeth can be pulled. It is best if permanent teeth are not extracted, but in some cases, it is necessary. Here is a look at three reasons why a tooth extraction may be necessary as an adult.

How to Help Your Teen Adjust to Their Braces

Braces will ultimately give your teen a straighter, more perfect smile that they are thankful for. But the first few weeks with those braces can be anything but pleasant. Here are a few ways that you, as a parent, can help your teen adjust to their new braces. Stock up on soft foods they love. You may be surprised to see that the list of foods to actually avoid with braces is pretty short.

Oral Rehab: What It Is, And Why It's Nothing Like Muscle Exercise

A full mouth rehab by your dentist is nothing like physical rehab or drug rehab. In fact, you could say that an oral rehab falls somewhere in between in terms of difficulty and pain. Here is more about what this set of procedures is, and why it is nothing like anything you have ever experienced before. Pull All of the Dead Teeth ​A mouth that has been prescribed this level of treatment is often full of dead and/or rotting teeth.