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10 Ways To Find Relief From Braces Pain

While getting braces put on doesn’t actually hurt or cause pain, the pressure from the newly tightened equipment can result in mild mouth pain when you first get braces. This is common when people first get their braces put on as well as, when their Idaho Falls orthodontist tightens the bands every six-weeks or as

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Thanksgiving Foods You Can Enjoy With Braces

Braces Friendly Foods To Make For Thanksgiving If you wear braces or have a child that is wearing braces during the holidays, you know that it can be challenging to make sure the right foods are available. No one wants to have to call their Idaho Falls orthodontist the day after Thanksgiving or Christmas to

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5 Common Mistakes Parents Make When Choosing An Orthodontist

Taking your child to get braces can seem like an overwhelming task, especially if it’s your first time. Getting braces or any orthodontic treatment is a serious endeavor, and is one that requires time and consideration before diving in headfirst. With this in mind, Randall Orthodontics has compiled a list of the most common mistakes

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7 Common Bite Problems & How Braces Can Fix Them

A person’s “bite” refers to how their upper teeth and lower teeth meet inside the mouth. In a perfect world, everyone’s bites would come together seamlessly without the need for orthodontic intervention. Unfortunately this isn’t the case for most of us. A malocclusion or “bad bite” is when the upper teeth and lower teeth don’t

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Summer Treats: What Your Rigby Orthodontist Recommends

Winter holidays aren’t the only times to enjoy delicious treats. Summertime is just as notorious for fun and yummy foods as it is sunshine and long nights. But all of that can seem pretty difficult when you have braces to consider. Sticky, hard, or sugary foods can lead to loose or popped wires, plaque buildup,

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How To Take Care of Your Braces: 4 Ways to Protect Your Teeth

Getting Braces and taking proper care of them mean’s that you’ll have to adjust some of your regular oral hygiene routines as well as, possibly changing some of your eating habits. While this transition can be hard at first, over time it will start to become second nature. Much of the information provided in this

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