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Best and Worst Halloween Candy

October 26, 2021

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Children in costumes looking at candyHalloween is right around the corner, which means scary costumes, spooky decorations, and plenty of candy. Although it’s one night out of the year, you don’t want Halloween to come back to haunt your child’s smile. While tooth decay may not happen overnight, candy weakens the enamel. Since the enamel can’t regenerate, a toothache can pop up in a few months. Your child doesn’t have to miss out on trick-or-treating to maintain a cavity-free smile. Your orthodontist has the must-have list of the best and worst candy.

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6 Little-Known Facts About Braces

September 17, 2021

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Woman at orthodontist appointmentTraditional metal braces have been used for generations to resolve even the most complex bite and alignment issues. Although they often get a bad rap, the system of brackets and wires is quite interesting. Here are 6 fun facts about braces that might change the way you view them.

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I’m Done with Braces. Now What?

August 6, 2021

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Retainers needed for life after bracesYou’ve reached an exciting time in your orthodontic journey. You’re finally done with your braces! Although you’re ready to enjoy a beautiful, straight smile, you’re going to need a retainer. While you might not be thrilled to wear it, a retainer is crucial to preserving your results. Don’t worry, in no time at all, you’ll be used to life after braces. Here’s what you can expect after completing your treatment.

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5 Back-to-School Tips for Invisalign Teen

July 7, 2021

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Teen using Invisalign from orthodontist in GreenfieldBelieve it or not, the new school year is right around the corner. After enjoying many days in the pool and soaking up the sun, your teen is about to head back to the classroom. You ensure they have everything they need, but there’s one major difference this year. You’ve invested in your teen’s future with Invisalign, which means they must maintain their treatment while at school. Their orthodontist in Greenfield has a few tips to avoid any unexpected complications during the year ahead.

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3 Summer Activities That Can Harm Your Smile

June 20, 2021

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Woman at orthodontist holding strawberriesSummer is a great time to head outdoors or indulge in sugary treats by the pool. While you make the most of the sunshine and warm weather, you don’t want to unknowingly damage your smile or braces. Believe it or not, several summer activities can lead to an unplanned trip to your orthodontist. You don’t need to miss out on the fun by safeguarding your smile from 3 popular activities to stay out of the dental chair this summer.

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What Does It Feel Like to Get Braces?

May 20, 2021

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Young woman with braces and a popsicle Are you ready to take the leap and achieve a healthy, beautiful smile? Braces as an excellent investment to improve your oral health and self-esteem; however, it’s normal to have a few apprehensions about the road ahead. There isn’t any reason to worry about how your mouth and teeth will feel with braces. Here’s what you can expect while on your journey to a straight smile.

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Great Braces-Friendly Lunch Ideas for Kids

April 17, 2021

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Best and worst school lunches from orthodontist in NorthamptonYou’ll need to make a few adjustments to the foods child eats while wearing braces. A few simple changes will make a big difference during their treatment. Besides meals at home, you’ll need to pack foods for school lunches that won’t cause any unnecessary complications while on their journey to a straight smile. Your orthodontist in Northampton has a few braces-friendly snack and lunch ideas your child will love.

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5 Amazing Benefits of Straight Teeth

March 9, 2021

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Woman with braces from orthodontist in Greenfield.Few people are born with naturally straight smiles. Gapped, rotated, and crowded teeth are sources of embarrassment for many adults. Now, there are more options than ever to correct bite and alignment problems, but many people feel it isn’t worth the expense for only aesthetic purposes. Did you know straight teeth offer more than just an attractive smile? Here are 5 amazing benefits you can enjoy with the help of your orthodontist in Greenfield.

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Busting Myths about Metal Braces

February 8, 2021

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Busting myths envelope for metal braces.Traditional metal braces have been used for decades to treat even the most complex bite and alignment issues. Although they offer proven results, you’ve also likely heard a few rumors that might make you hesitant to choose the treatment. Don’t let them deter you from improving your smile. Here are the facts you need about many common myths surrounding brackets and wires.

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Everything You Need to Know About Invisalign

January 20, 2021

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Woman holding aligner to discuss Invisalign questions.Are you ready to choose the clear choice in orthodontics for a straight smile? Invisalign is a discreet and effective solution to correct a variety of bite and alignment issues. Although you’re excited to get started on your journey, it’s normal to have several Invisalign questions. Your orthodontist will explain everything, but while you wait, here’s everything you need to know about the road ahead.

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