Category: braces

Finally! A Braces-Friendly Soft Pretzel Recipe

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Our orthodontics hygienist, Amy, knows that patients with braces still want to enjoy some tasty snacks even though hard and crunchy foods are off limits. Try this recipe to satisfy your pretzel craving! Remember breakages can prolong your time in braces so stick to braces friendly recipes like these!   Ingredients 1 1/2 cups warm […]

Orthodontic Treatment for Your Overall Health

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For many patients, the primary motivation for pursuing orthodontic treatment is a desire to improve the smile’s appearance. However, when you get braces to straighten your smile, your overall wellness is likely to benefit, as well. A collaborative relationship with an orthodontist will put you on the path to a healthier, more beautiful smile. Your […]

What to Expect at the First Orthodontic Visit

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The first trip to the orthodontist used to be delayed until the permanent teeth emerged, or sometimes later. Now, it is common to have an orthodontic evaluation at about age seven to determine if intervention will be necessary to ensure the permanent teeth are properly aligned. The First Visit to the Orthodontist Many parents are […]