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Should You Use An Electric Toothbrush With Orthodontic Braces?

Electric Toothbrush And Orthodontic Braces

Along with the many positive aspects and results of orthodontic braces, there are a few challenges. While braces will help improve oral health and function in the long term, it can be difficult to maintain oral hygiene routines while wearing braces, as it becomes easier for food to become stuck in your teeth, and more difficult to floss. You May Use an Electric Toothbrush While wearing braces, it’s more important than ever to maintain your oral health routine, which should include brushing at least twice a day, and flossing daily. Many people choose to brush with an electric toothbrush. The…

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Mar 20, 2017 by

How Braces Improve Oral Health

Braces And Oral Health

Braces are a very common way of improving the alignment, appearance and structure of your teeth. Traditionally, metal brackets are used in order to correct the bite. However, Invisalign braces are popular as well. They are made of clear plastic and are removed while eating. In either case significant improvement can often be obtained in as little as six months. Traditionally, and for the most efficacy, braces are applied between the ages of ten and fourteen, as the teeth and jaw are still developing and therefore are more malleable. For those who didn’t get the chance to have braces as…

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Mar 13, 2017 by

How Stress Impacts Your Oral Health

Impact Of Stress On Oral Health

Stress doesn’t always have clear symptoms, and it’s easy for us to disregard it. However, physical, mental, and emotional stress actually has a huge impact on our bodies and minds and can even lead to illness. Oral health is a key part of our overall health and happiness, and stress can have many negative effects on oral health. By familiarizing ourselves with some of the key impacts stress can have on oral health, we can learn how to manage and relieve stress, and therefore, improve our oral health, and our overall health and happiness! Grinding Tooth grinding, or bruxism, is…

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