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National Nutrition Month: 3 Foods for a Healthy Smiles

Published on March 20, 2019
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There are various aspects that affect our health, in different ways. One of those aspects is the food we eat and all the nutritious value it brings to our health. Did you know the food we eat also affects our smile? March is National Nutrition Month and our mouths are the first point of contact for all the different foods we eat throughout the day. Here are 3 foods to incorporate into your daily life for healthier smiles.
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Braces Friendly Recipes

Published on February 01, 2019

One of America’s unofficial holiday is here...The Superbowl. While the Superbowl divides people, rooting for one team or the other, one thing that for sure brings everyone together is food.
However, if you just received braces, this unofficial holiday may be a little tough when it comes to food. Here is your official guide to food items you should avoid if you have braces and food items that are soft enough for your teeth.
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3 Invisalign Benefits

Published on November 27, 2018

Your smile is what makes you, YOU! Your personality and qualities all shine through a smile. If your thinking of investing in your smile, we have various options from traditional braces to Invisalign.

Invisalign treatment is a technique that straightens your teeth without braces, using a series of clear, removable aligners that are custom-modeled to fit your teeth. The virtually invisible aligners gradually re-positionyour teeth int...[more]

Halloween Candy and Orthodontics

Published on October 24, 2018

Halloween is here! Pumpkins, ghost, costumes and candy all make up this fantastic holiday. The endless amount of free sugar will sure make you extremely happy, however for your teeth, that is another story. These sugary treats can affect your teeth in different ways, especially when it comes to orthodontic treatment and the overall health of your teeth. When the bacteria eat the sugar and leftover food in your mouth, a weak acid i...[more]